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Making tacks to catch legendary loco




You can’t beat the smell, the sound or the sight of a steam engine, especially when it’s the Flying Scotsman.

As a bit of a train buff myself, I was pretty delighted to be asked to go on the great steam locomotive itself when she visited the Nene Valley Railway over the weekend.

Memories of seeing it flying through my hometown of Warwick around 20 years ago came flooding back as 60103 - resplendent British Rail green - majestically steamed into Wansford Station.


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