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4472 Flying Scotsman at Doncaster
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No: 3204   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2003   Manufacturer: Doncaster Works   Country: England
4472 Flying Scotsman at Doncaster

At the Doncaster 150th celebrations LNER 4-6-2 4472 Flying Scotsman has a gathering crowd of admirers who all want to "cab" the Pacific.
Built at Doncaster in 1923 she was the first official 100mph steam locomotive although Great Western fans would argue that City of Truro did it first!
4472 is currently under overhaul at York and not expected back until 2009.
Picture added on 07 March 2008
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flying scotsman is a nice steam train and all i know about it is that it was built in 1923

ryan age 9

Added by Ryan on 13 April 2008.
The high quality overhaul work on these steam locomotives is astounding , spot the difference between this one and the brand new Tornado. The engineers are superb.

Added by David Forbes on 10 September 2009.
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