The Flying Pig returns to the Severn Valley Railway

One of the longest-running steam engines at the Severn Valley Railway has made its return after a seven-month overhaul.

The Flying Pig has been at the popular Worcestershire tourist attraction since the official end of steam on British Railways in 1968.

The Flying Pig, pictured here between Highley and Arley in Worcestershire, returns to the Severn Valley Railway.
The Flying Pig, pictured here between Highley and Arley in Worcestershire, returns to the Severn Valley Railway. Credit: Keith Wilkinson

The locomotive, numbered 43106, made its first run of the tracks as the 11.10 service between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster.

After a lick of paint in the coming days, it is due to be back in full service soon.

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