The Flying Scotsman makes first trip to Devon for 15 years

The iconic Flying Scotsman train made its first trip to Devon in more than 15 years today.
A smattering of bystanders lined the streets near the Dawlish Sea Wall, Devon, where members of the public could see the train in all its glory.
This would not have been possible just four years earlier, with parts of the railway line almost destroyed by winter storms.
The train left Somerset and travelled through Devon to Plymouth; via Newton Abbot and the southern edge of Dartmoor. 
The engine will stay in Plymouth until Saturday morning when it is on the move again. 
On Saturday, the train will cross the River Tamar into Cornwall, for the first time in its history. 
The Scotsman has had a £4.2million restoration back in 2016 and has since returned to the British mainline. 
It was first built in Doncaster for service on the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923. 
It has a top speed of 100mph.
Crowds watched the train go past Dawlish sea wall at 60mph, and embraced the iconic engine in its awe. 

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