VIDEO: The Flying Scotsman in action this week after 10 year restoration

The Flying Scotsman in steam
The Flying Scotsman in steam

Sussex steam railway enthusiasts will be making the trip to London on Thursday (February 25), hoping to grab sight of the legendary steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman, following ten years of renovation.

The locomotive will be touring the country and will start its outward journey from Kings Cross on Thursday, February 25, on its journey to York.

The journey from London Kings Cross leaves at 7.40am, arriving at York at approximately 12.30pm.

It will pass through again on June 18 on its way back to London.

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Restoration of the locomotive started in 2004 at the National Railway Museum in York, when it was bought for the nation.