Following a period in retirement from regular service in 1963 after covering 2,076,000 miles, The Flying Scotsman gained fame in preservation under the ownership of Alan Pegler, William Mc Alpine, Tony Marchington and finally the National Railway Museum (NRM).
The locomotive toured extensively in the United States and Canada and Australia.
Please note that the National Railway Museum is not running these tours – all enquiries about tickets and bookings should be made to the relevant tour operator: Steam Dreams – 01483 209 888 (9am to 5.30pm Monday-Friday).
Railway Touring Company – 01553 661 500 (8.30am to 5pm, Monday-Friday & Saturday 9am to 4pm).
Scotsman covers the world through its three manufacturing facilities, strategically located in Italy, the USA and China.
Joining the Midland Main Line, travelling along the Erewash Valley to Butterley with views of the Bennerley Viaduct and Nottingham Canal For those dining, nibbles will be enjoyed on the outward journey, a two course dinner will be served on your return.Cost: £99 to £239 per person For more information and to book see here Also on 24 October, the Scotsman will visit Banbury for a Thames Valley Morning Flyer Brunch.