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Steam Railway (UK) - - Contents - BOTH: PAUL COOPER/WRL AR­CHIVE

Then A 50-year South­ern Re­gion ‘Then and Now’ with a dif­fer­ence. Alan Pe­gler’s pre­served ‘A3’ No. 4472 Fly­ing Scots­man sweeps round the curve on the east side of Farn­bor­ough sta­tion, haul­ing the Gains­bor­ough Model Rail­way So­ci­ety’s ap­pro­pri­ately ti­tled ‘Farn­bor­ough Flyer’ for the air show on Septem­ber 10 1966. Now Fifty-one years on, and Fly­ing Scots­man - now owned by the na­tion and car­ry­ing its fi­nal BR green guise – is snapped in the same lo­ca­tion. This time, it’s work­ing the ‘Cathe­drals Ex­press’ from Sal­is­bury to Lon­don Vic­to­ria for Steam Dreams, on May 31 this year.

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