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Legendary Flying Scotsman Rides the Rails Again
The famous "Flying Scotsman" is rolling again more than 80 years after it became the first locomotive to reach 100 miles an hour.
Restoration of the train has cost some 4 million pounds ($6 million), although the engine will not be repainted in its traditional green livery until next month.
The Flying Scotsman pulls carriages during a test run.
After it was retired in 1963 as the age of steam in Britain drew to a close, the Scotsman was sold to a businessman who took it on a tour of the United States where it was fitted with a bell, headlamp and cow-catcher.
Engineers chat on the back-up tender during the test run.
When people across four continents were asked to name five trains or engines they had heard of in 2015, the Flying Scotsman topped the list.