A Tale of Two Scotsmen

First transmitted in 1986, Miles Kington tries to find out why the name 'Flying Scotsman' has been exciting travellers and enthusiasts for so long, and meets the people who are determined to preserve its image today.

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30 minutes

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Sun 2 Aug 1987 17:55

BBC Four Steam Railways Collection

BBC Four Steam Railways Collection
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Role Contributor
PresenterMiles Kington
ProducerNeil Cameron
ParticipantGeorge Hinchcliffe
ParticipantJohn Huntley
ParticipantArthur Dewar
PerformerReg Lawrence
ParticipantFrank Mayes
Graphic DesignerDick Laing

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