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39968-LNER Flying Scotsman

R13 249.00

LNER Flying Scotsman

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The “Flying Scotsman” was a steam locomotive that had been in service with the London and North Eastern Railway since 1924. It was developed by Nigel Gresley and quickly gained notoriety due to its illustrious name. The locomotive achieved a record in 1928 when it covered the 632 km route between London and Edinburgh without stopping. In 1934, it became the first steam locomotive in Britain to reach a speed of 160.9 km/h. During the Second World War, she had to exchange her green livery for black, but was

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