Flying Scotsman visits Cambridgeshire and Suffolk this weekend

Flying Scotsman No. 60103 - Cathedral's Express
Steam Dreams Scotsman railtour will journey across South East England this Saturday
Published Thu, 2017-11-09 12:44

The iconic Flying Scotsman locomotive will be steaming through Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and then onto London this Saturday 11th November as it carries passengers on the famous Cathedral's Express service.

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Flying Scotsman No. 60103 - Cathedral's Express © Creative Commons Licence

On the outward journey, Flying Scotsman will take passengers on a fast run south through Ely and Cambridge before picking up the East Coast route to London. Passengers in premier dining and Pullman Style dining will be served a meal and refreshments as they enjoy the scenic journey through the English countryside.

Steam enthusiasts will be hoping to catch a glimpse of the famous LNER A3 Pacific engine on its route as it will be making a number of stops along the way. In order to avoid overcrowding and incidents of trespass, Steam Dreams have been advised not to publish recommended viewing points or the timetable of when the train will be passing through specific locations. British Transport Police have also warned steam enthusiasts from trespassing on to the track and that extra patrols will be in place to ensure the tracks are kept clear. Enthusiasts are reminded also that selfie sticks should be avoided due to overhead electricity cables and drones are banned within 50 metres of the railway.

Saturday’s tour was originally scheduled on October 21 but had to be postponed after Flying Scotsman developed a fault in an axle at Peterborough.

Tickets are still available but with limited availability. For more information visit the Steam Dreams website.

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