FLY­ING SCOTS­MAN CON­QUERS CORN­WALL

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Celebrity ‘A3’ No. 60103 Fly­ing Scots­man broke new ground in Oc­to­ber, by en­ter­ing Corn­wall for the first time.

Dou­ble-head­ing with ‘Black Five’ No. 44871, the lo­co­mo­tive tra­versed the sea wall at Dawlish be­fore cross­ing the River Ta­mar into Corn­wall on Oc­to­ber 4 at the head of ‘The Cathe­drals Ex­press’, on be­half of Steam Dreams Rail Co.

The Gresley ‘Pa­cific’ later hauled solo trips from Ply­mouth to Par and Pen­zance on Oc­to­ber 6.

TOM ADAMS

Fly­ing Scots­man and ‘Black Five’ No. 44871 cross Coombe Viaduct on Oc­to­ber 4, shortly af­ter pass­ing into Corn­wall from Ply­mouth over Isam­bard King­dom Brunel’s Royal Al­bert Bridge.

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