Learn the tales behind the famous locomotive's life story with the Flying Scotsman - The Locomotive book, published by the Friends of the National Railway Museum. The interesting book covers the development of East Coast Main Line services and the development of Gresley's Pacifics, including a short description of Nigel Gresley and his career. Read more about the Flying Scotsman's time with LNER, BR, various private owners and now the National Railway Museum and discover its travels around the world and the last ten years of its renovation.
Many of the National Railway Museum staff involved have given input, with a foreword written by Paul Kirkman, Director of the National Railway Museum. A true record of the ups and downs of its life in preservation, but also the many strokes of good fortune during its restoration including the people who had the faith to see the restoration through to completion in the face of many doubters.
The paperback, 160-page Flying Scotsman - The Locomotive book has a cover illustration featuring a painting by Malcom Root and measures 21 cm x 29.7 cm