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On board with the Flying Scotsman

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Get on board the Flying Scotsman as the recently restored locomotive takes to the tracks and celebrates the golden era of steam with this interactive video feature.

The videos provide a track-side view of the Flying Scotsman as it travels through the English countryside following its £4.2m restoration.

Huge crowds watched the iconic train's spectacular journey from London King's Cross to York on its inaugural run last month.

The world famous locomotive is now on display at the National Railway Museum before taking to the rails once again for special tours across the UK throughout 2016.

Credits: Photographic stills are are courtesy of Roger Keech TV Productions.

If you are unable to watch, here is some of the content included in this interactive video:

  • BBC The Return of Flying Scotsman
  • Video: Inside the driver's cab
  • Video: Time lapse journey of the Flying Scotsman

The Return of Flying Scotsman is broadcast on Sunday, 6 March in Yorkshire & Lincolnshire at 12:30 on BBC One and nationally on Monday 7 March on BBC Four at 20:30. It is also available for 30 days thereafter on the iPlayer nationwide.

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