The Flying Scotsman is to visit Skegness this weekend
Great news for train fans, The Flying Scotsman is coming to Skegness on Saturday 25th September 2021.
The world’s most famous train that was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway. Since its birth it has broken two world records. One for becoming the first locomotive to reach 100 miles per hour, which happened on 30th November 1934. The second record was for performing the longest no-stop run back in 1989 when it ran 422 miles. This took place in Australia.
The Flying Scotsman which is no stranger to the big or screen including 102 Dalmations in 2000, will be delighting fans when it rolls up at Lincolnshire Skegness train station. It is visiting Skegness as part of its tour.
Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman will be back in steam on the mainline visiting London, Peterborough and Skegness on Saturday 25th September 2021.
Flying Scotsman is hauling The Jolly Fisherman railtour.
The railtour departs London King’s Cross at 07:17 and will then pass through Finsbury Park (07:25), Potters Bar (07:51), Welwyn Garden City (08:02), Stevenage (08:17), Hitchin (08:24), Sandy (08:38), Huntingdon (08:55), Peterborough (09:31), Spalding (10:05), Sleaford (10:31), Boston (11:23), Wainfleet (12:01) and Skegness at 12:19.
Flying Scotsman’s return journey will start at Skegness at 16:27 and will pass through Wainfleet (16:39), Boston (17:17), Heckington (17:42), Ancaster (18:01), Grantham (18:20), Peterborough (19:23), Sandy (20:14), Biggleswade (20:19), Hitchin (20:30), Stevenage (20:43), Welwyn Garden City (21:00), Potters Bar (21:12), Finsbury Park (21:29) and London King’s Cross at 21:35.
The above timings in brackets are approximate timings.
People will be able to see The Flying Scotsman in all its glory.