The Return of Flying Scotsman

In 1923 the Flying Scotsman was built, it has been the darling of the UK's railways. It has become renowned for its impressive cocktail bar, cinema and salon and above all being the first train to break the 100mph barrier. After 10 years and £4.2m in a restoration project the railway legend is set to return to its home in York. This documentary will look back at the history and career of the infamous Scotsman. The documentary will take a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run at 19th century monster of machinery on the 21st century mainline. We will hear from those who have been involved in bringing the Scotsman back to life.

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Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four
Schedule: Mondays at 20:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel

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