Olympic flame takes the train

An Olympic torch bearer let the train take the strain as she travelled on the Ffestiniog Railway from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog in North Wales.

Train carries the torch
The Olympic flame travelled on the Ffestiniog Railway Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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Olympic flame rides the Tube

The Olympic flame has taken the Tube as it continues its week-long journey through the capital. A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell and skier Chemmy Alcott, carried the flame 43 miles across London.