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One of the most iconic steam locomotives of all time, the Flying Scotsman, past through Boston’s Railway Station on Saturday, with platforms lined with onlookers, as it made a special trip from London to Skegness.

The steam train, built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), is among the most recognisable locomotives in history, covering more than two million miles when it was in service.

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman was accompanied by the Jolly Fisherman railtourer which passed through Boston just after 11.30am and 5.30pm on Saturday 25th September 2021, in a special excursion by The Railway Touring Company.

The Railway Touring Company, from Kings Lynn in Norfolk, are pleased to say that our steam hauled trip from London Kings Cross to Skegness on Saturday, hauled by the famous Flying Scotsman, was a great success.

Over 330 passengers enjoyed the day with us, reliving days gone by, in heritage coaches hauled by the famous locomotive.

The Railway Touring Company who have been trading for over 24 years, offer steam hauled daytrips within the UK and rail holidays both in the UK and oversees.

Passengers on board the Railway Touring Company's daytrips have the option of travelling in Premier Dining class enjoying a full English breakfast and a four-course dinner on board as they watch the scenery go by. Alternatively, travellers can opt for first class service wit morning coffee, bacon roll and pastry with a savoury dish on the return or bring along their own picnic.

SpokespersonThe Railway Touring Company

The Railway Touring Company can be contacted for further details of their daytrips and holidays via their website