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Flying Scotsman visiting London in June
Flying Scotsman visiting London in June

Flying Scotsman visiting London in June

The legendary Flying Scotsman locomotive is 100 years old, and as part of the centenary celebrations, it will be visiting several London stations in June.

May
17
2023
Flying Scotsman coin released by the Royal Mint
Flying Scotsman coin released by the Royal Mint

Flying Scotsman coin released by the Royal Mint

One of the late Queen's last acts as Monarch was to authorise the issuance of a £2 coin to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Flying Scotsman, and the coin is being released today.

Feb
23
2023
The Flying Scotsman steam train is at King’s Cross station this weekend
The Flying Scotsman steam train is at King’s Cross station this weekend

The Flying Scotsman steam train is at King’s Cross station this weekend

To mark both the 170th anniversary of King's Cross station and the coming 100th anniversary of the Flying Scotsman, the world-famous steam train* is at King's Cross station all weekend.

Oct
14
2022
Tickets Alert: Stand next to the Flying Scotsman at King’s Cross
Tickets Alert: Stand next to the Flying Scotsman at King’s Cross

Tickets Alert: Stand next to the Flying Scotsman at King’s Cross

Next weekend, the world-famous Flying Scotsman steam train* will be visiting London King's Cross station, and there are platform access tickets being offered so you can get up close to the engine.

Oct
04
2022

See the Flying Scotsman steam train in London

Over the next couple of months, the Flying Scotsman steam locomotive will be hauling trains around London and the regions.

May
11
2021
The disused North Woolwich railway station is up for sale
The disused North Woolwich railway station is up for sale

The disused North Woolwich railway station is up for sale

Opened in 1854 as a grand terminus station, closed in 1979, then a museum, and now empty, North Woolwich railway station is up for sale.

Jul
28
2020

See the Flying Scotsman in London during 2019

The dates for tours by the world famous steam train, the Flying Scotsman during 2019 have been announced, and it's possible to be on the train as it travels around the UK.

Jan
30
2019
Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman in 2018
Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman in 2018

Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman in 2018

The recently restored Flying Scotsman will be once again running tours around the UK this summer, giving people a chance to be on the world famous train.

Feb
10
2018
See the Flying Scotsman steaming through Nth London on Saturday
See the Flying Scotsman steaming through Nth London on Saturday

See the Flying Scotsman steaming through Nth London on Saturday

Probably the world's most famous steam locomotive, the Flying Scotsman will be arriving at King's Cross station on Saturday.

Jun
20
2017
The Flying Scotsman is visiting London
The Flying Scotsman is visiting London

The Flying Scotsman is visiting London

Probably the most famous steam locomotive in the world, the Flying Scotsman will be visiting London this coming Saturday.

May
28
2017

Flying Scotsman to come to London

Early morning commuters are in for a steamy surprise in a few weeks, as the Flying Scotsman makes its inaugural passenger journey from King's Cross station.

Feb
03
2016