Thistle emblem attached to front of Deltic locomotive, 9 March 1964.
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Thistle emblem attached to the front of a Deltic locomotive number D9010. This locomotive was pulling the 'Flying Scotsman' Train. The Flying Scotsman left King's Cross for Edinburgh every morning at 10.00 am. The non stop journey took around seven hours. This train started running in 1862 and is one of the most famous named trains in the world.