Flying Scotsman


Scotsman restoration update

We anticipate that the restoration work to return iconic locomotive Flying Scotsman to steam will be completed in late 2015. Keep up to date with the latest updates from the workshop or read the latest press release about progress.

Flying Scotsman at the National Railway Museum


The nation's favourite loco

Flying Scotsman was saved by the nation in 2004 and is a star icon of the National Collection. It's currently being restored to make it fit to return to mainline operation.

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A living legend

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Flying Scotsman DVD boxed set

Over 10 hours of footage on 4 DVDS plus historic memorabilia and hardback book.

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Browse restoration and archive pictures on our photo and video page. Plus add your photos to our
Flying Scotsman Flickr group

All Flying Scotsman marks and designs owned and registered by NMSIT Ltd. © NMSIT 2010. Flying Scotsman locomotive device is a Registered Trademark No. 2449033A.
Flying Scotsman nameplate device is a Registered Trademark No. 2057869. Science Museum ® is a Registered Trademark No. 2345143.
The National Railway Museum Collection is a Registered Trademark No. 2309517.