"Flying Scotsman, coming through!"
— Flying Scotsman
Flying Scotsman
  • Number: 60103, formerly 1472, 4472, 502 and 103
  • Class: LNER A3 Pacific, originally LNER A1 Pacific
  • Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
  • Builder: LNER Doncaster Works
  • Built: February 1923, rebuilt 1947
  • Retired: 14th January 1963
  • Restored: 1968, 1996 & 2016
  • Configuration: 4-6-2
  • Top Speed: 100 mph

Flying Scotsman is a famous engine and the last of Gordon's brothers. He holds the records for being the first engine to officially run at 100 mph in 1934 and having the longest non-stop run for a steam engine, which was 442 miles non-stop while on tour in Australia in 1989.





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