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A3 class 4-6-2 locomotive number 60103 Flying Scotsman at King's Cross station, 1963. This photograph was taken just before Flying Scotsman's last journey to Doncaster, where she was made, under British Railways ownership. The engine had just been bought by Alan Pegler. Flying Scotsman is one of the most famous locomotives. It was built in 1923, by the London & North Eastern Railway's Doncaster works. She 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. Flying Scotsman is now part of the National Railway Museum collection.
Flying Scotsman, 1963