Flying Scotsman steams ahead on inaugural run

Doncaster's finest export the Flying Scotsman makes its inaugural run from London Kings Cross to York after a ten year restoration.

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US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb

A man from Lincolnshire has been offered a trip to the United States after a Virgin East Coast train photobombed his view of the Flying Scotsman.

Credit: Ryan Allen

Ryan Allen from Spilsby caught the moment an express train ruined his view of the steam locomotive as it whizzed past in the village of Little Bytham.

He even tweeted that he had been 'waiting all day'.

Virgin Trains saw the tweet and have offered Ryan the trip of a lifetime to Atlanta, Georgia by way of apology.

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