The life-sized sculpture will be unveiled today at Leeds city station as part of a station tour along the East Coast Main Line to raise awareness of rail travel to London this summer.
It recreates the image of Edwards celebrating with a Union Jack flag after his victory in the triple jump at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
– Former athlete, 2012 Olympic committee member Jonathan Edwards
"The sculpture is very striking and really took me aback when I first saw it. It’s incredible to think it was possible to create such a structure from old bits of train, but it has been crafted brilliantly."
British sculptor Ptolemy Elrington is best known for creating artworks of humans and animals using recycled materials.