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The Great Gathering: a remarkable reunion of locomotives and boilers.

Whatever its fame and history, a locomotive can also be seen as a collection of skilfully designed, manufactured and maintained components. The frames of a locomotive are often considered the source of its identity, with other parts frequently swapped between … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman – the boiler goes on

We reached a huge milestone in our restoration of Flying Scotsman a week or so ago – the restored boiler was fitted to the chassis. We tweeted about it on the day at the Flying Scotsman Twitter feed, but now … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman: successful out-of-frames steam test

Earlier this month we were thrilled to announce that Flying Scotsman’s boiler has successfully passed its out-of-frames steam test. For anyone who missed the news, here’s a selection of photos from the happy event. More at the Flying Scotsman website. If you’re … Continue reading

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