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History made as Flying Scotsman and Typhoon are reunited after 90 years

'The Giant and the Dwarf'- Together again after 90 years! Credit: RH&DR

History has been made in East Sussex when, as part of the Bluebell Railway's 'Flying Scotsman Flying South Gala', the iconic locomotive and the RH&DR's Typhoon were reunited for the first time in 90 years.

Scotsman steams into Sussex Credit: ITV Meridian

Over 100 people came to watch, as Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Chairman Sir William McAlpine opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate the occasion.

The "Giant and the Dwarf" - as the 1927 press and newsreels said - are back, side by side for families, enthusiasts and the world to compare.

As part of the Bluebell Railway's Flying Scotsman 7 day Gala Event both locomotives will be available for the public to see individually at Sheffield Park station over the Easter bank holidays.

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