VIDEO: A day in the life of Flying Scotsman | Part Four

We go behind the scenes in the final part of our Flying Scotsman series to discover what it takes to maintain and operate the world's most famous steam locomotive during its visit to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway in May 2023.

A day in the life of Flying Scotsman.

Above: Flying Scotsman moves off shed at Haworth with its cylinder drain cocks open at the start of the day.

HOW DO YOU prepare and maintain the world's most famous steam locomotive, and what is it like to be entrusted with the care for a multi-million pound steam locomotive? In this fourth part of our series focusing on the centenary of 60103 Flying Scotsman we meet with the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway's Business and Operations Manager and Driver Noel Hartley as well as getting the inside view from Fireman James Martin about what it takes to manage the locomotive.

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