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The Flying Scotsman

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Episode 2: The Flying Scotsman

Summary

Rob Bell concludes the story of the world's most famous steam locomotive, revealing how enthusiast Alan Pegler saved it when British Railways announced plans to scrap it in 1962, and took an opportunity to take it to the United States in 1969. Three owners later, it was finally bought at auction by the National Railway Museum, who realised it needed a significant overhaul.

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PresenterRob Bell

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DirectorMichael Wadding
Executive producerJeff Anderson
ProducerMichael Wadding
Series producerMichael Wadding

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  • Episode 2

    The Flying Scotsman

    Summary

    Rob Bell concludes the story of the world's most famous steam locomotive, revealing how enthusiast Alan Pegler saved it when British Railways announced plans to scrap it in 1962, and took an opportunity to take it to the United States in 1969. Three owners later, it was finally bought at auction by the National Railway Museum, who realised it needed a significant overhaul.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterRob Bell

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMichael Wadding
    Executive producerJeff Anderson
    ProducerMichael Wadding
    Series producerMichael Wadding
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