Train Nerds Alert

flying scotsman logoThe UK’s National Railway Museum has a free download on its website – a train simulator where one can drive The Flying Scotsman.

It’s all part of a promotion, of course – the famous locomotive returns to the NRM later in 2011. There’s more information about the current restoration project, to make LNER 4472 fit to operate on mainline tracks again, on the dedicated Flying Scotsman website.

Categories: fun & hobbies, history

4 replies


  2. Don’t make me get my engine driver’s hat out. Don’t make me make steam whistle noises to myself. Don’t make me sing the Ballad of Casey Jones.

  3. But what should I do with this briar patch, Liam?

  4. Oh, my dad would have loved this. It makes me both happy (’cause it’s cool) and sad (because I miss my dad).

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