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4472 - Flying Scotsman

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- An epitaph for the age of steam
"It's the smell, the familiar smell of smoke and the beat of the engine; the feeling you're being pulled not by a mechanical box on wheels but by something pulsing and alive..."
On May 1, 1968, the famous locomotive 4472 - Flying Scotsman - pulled out of King's Cross exactly forty years from the day of its first non-stop run between London and Edinburgh. On board the train were three hundred railway enthusiasts. This film is an impression of their journey.
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Producer: Patricia Ingram
Director: Tony Wheeler
Executive Producer: Rowan Ayers

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4472 - Flying Scotsman

BBC Two England, 11 August 1968 21.40






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