‘B1’ No. 61306 Mayflower crosses the Beauly Firth at Invershin while working a day tour from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle during Steam Dreams’ mammoth ‘Highlands and Islands’ tour of Scotland on May 9-17.
The previous day, the Thompson 4-6-0 worked with No. 60103 Flying Scotsman over the Highland Main Line from Edinburgh.
‘Scotsman’ worked north from King’s Cross to Edinburgh via the East Coast Main Line on May 9.
During the tour, Mayflower also visited Kyle of Lochalsh and the West Highland Line before taking sole charge of the train for the long trip south to London Euston on May 15-17.
Steam Dreams will be taking Flying Scotsman to Scotland again in July 2020. EDWARD DYER
Read more News and Features in the June 2019 issue of The RM –on sale now!
From the history of steam through to 21st century rail transport news, we have titles that cater for all rail enthusiasts. Covering diesels, modelling, steam and modern railways, check out our range of magazines and fantastic subscription offers.
About the Author
01507 529529 | NDevereux@Mortons.co.uk
Latest posts by Nigel Devereux (see all)
- Guest locos and coaches at Richmond Light Railway - 21st October 2019
- Zillertal makes its UK debut at W&LLR gala - 20th October 2019
- Good craic on Steam Dreams’ ‘Emerald Isle’ luxury charter - 19th October 2019