The Flying Scotsman steam engine surprised travellers as it pulled into the Scottish capital to celebrate 100 years in service.

The world-famous steam locomotive entered service on February 24 1923 as it set off on its first journey from the sheds at Doncaster Works.

One hundred years later to the day, following a fresh lick of paint, she arrived at Edinburgh Waverley station where celebrations took place to mark the centenary.
The Flying Scotsman was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and built in Doncaster. Its achievements include hauling the inaugural non-stop London to Edinburgh train service in 1928 and becoming the UK’s first locomotive to reach 100mph six years later

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