'Flying Scotsman' train, pulled by 'Miles Beevor' at Doncaster, c 1957.
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The Flying Scotsman train, pulled by an A4 class 4-6-2 locomotive number 60026 Miles Beevor at Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The Flying Scotsman left King's Cross, London, 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. The train was often pulled by A4 locomotives at this time.