A3 class 4-6-2 locomotive number 60103 Flying Scotsman at King's Cross, 1963. This photograph was taken just before Flying Scotsman's last journey to Doncaster, where she was made. Flying Scotsman is one of the most famous locomotives. It was built in 1923, by the London & North Eastern Railway's Doncaster works. It pulled the "Flying Scotsman" train from London to Edinburgh. In 1928, the "Flying Scotsman" completed its first non stop run to Edinburgh. The journey was 392 miles, the longest non stop journey in the world.
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