Throwback Thursday Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman 60103

Flying Scotsman 60103

This is a real throwback for me, I can remember as a kid my father taking me to see Flying Scotsman come through Welwyn North one cold frosty Saturday morning. Today after a long and controversial overhaul the locomotive is back on the mainline, running late today due to muppetry further south with people getting on the line to watch the train pass, idiocy clearly not just restricted to the interweb!

I was surprised to see the electrical power connection to the rails so clearly visible, I’d have thought they’d have disguised it in the ballast better …


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