Flying Scotsman's Borders trip cancelled by Network Rail



A visit to Scotland by the famous steam locomotive the Flying Scotsman will not go ahead as planned after a last-minute decision by Network Rail.
The track operator said it had not been able to carry out assessment work on some lines in time for the tour, which organisers say has been in the planning for more than a year.
The Flying Scotsman will operate between York and Edinburgh Waverley on Saturday as scheduled, but a vintage diesel engine is expected to take over for Sunday's trip, which was to see it run on the new Borders Railway to Tweedbank and across the Forth Bridge.
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14 May 2016 in Regional East, Views: 30
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