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Passenger: "It's beautiful, I just love the smell of steam!"

The nation's best loved locomotive has been wowing the crowds as it pulled into Kidderminster this morning.

Enthusiasts were aboard and excited to experience a journey on the first official steam loco to reach the speed of up to 100 miles per hour.


Video: The nation's best loved locomotive fuels up

Video footage captures the moment the nation's best loved locomotive gets prepared to take on an epic 32-mile journey.

The conductor of the Flying Scotsman keeps its embers burning with coal for the journey.

The famous locomotive will be joined by the newly-built Tornado as part of a five-day event hosted by Severn Valley Railway in Kidderminster.

Video: Watch the moment the Flying Scotsman steams into Kidderminster

Our team at Severn Trent Railway captured the moment the Flying Scotsman steamed into Kidderminster

The nation's best loved locomotive set off from Bewdley this morning and is joining the newly-built Tornado on a 32 mile stretch across the Midlands countryside as part of a five-day event.


Police investigating suspected arson attack at farm

Police investigating fire at farm Credit: PA

A fire is believed to have been caused deliberately at two barns at Monksfield Farm in Powick, Worcestershire, just off the A449 to Malvern.

The blaze started in the early hours of Saturday morning (3rd September) and has caused considerable damage to the properties.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity.

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