60103 Flying Scotsman En Route From London Paddington To Salisbury, Pictured From Morgan's Drove Bridge, Boreham, Warminster

Saturday 21st May 2016:

The nation's favourite steam locomotive,
(newly restored at a cost of £4.2 million)
A3 class, 60103 Flying Scotsman en route from
London Paddington to Salisbury. 

 In the rain but on time, at 11.30 a.m., 
between Warminster and Salisbury, 
passing Chalk Hill and Battlesbury Hill
the Flying Scotsman on its approach to 
Morgan's Drove Bridge, Boreham, Warminster.
Battlesbury Wood in the background.

Photographs taken by Danny Howell
on Saturday 21st May 2016.

 Once the dream of many boys, to be
a steam locomotive driver.

In the cab of 60103.

Plenty of coal in the tender.

The magic of steam at Morgan's Drove Bridge,
Boreham, Warminster.

 Dining in the carriages.

There were 12 carriages.


 Under Morgan's Drove Bridge, Boreham,
and onwards to Cox's Drove Bridge, Bishopstrow.

Diesel locomotive at the rear.

 Steam and rain 
adjacent Temple's Plantation (Primrose Wood),
Boreham, Warminster.