Flying Scotsman Doncaster Centenary Visit

Events having been taking place throughout 2023 to celebrate 100 years of Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman returns to Doncaster on 11th-12th November 2023


Flying Scotsman Centenary Events

Events have been taking place across Doncaster as part of Flying Scotsman’s centenary year to celebrate this significant milestone with schools, museums and libraries getting involved. The full programme is available to view at

 June 2023

 Flying Scotsman paid a flying visit to Doncaster Railway Station in June 2023. Watch the video below:


November 2023

This autumn, Flying Scotsman, the most famous steam locomotive in the world, returned to its birthplace of Doncaster for a special centenary visit.

Thousands of visitors got the opportunity to see Flying Scotsman up close, take photos and marvel at the magnificent feat of engineering that was created in Doncaster 100 years ago. A special commemorative booklet was produced for visitors which can now be viewed online.

Watch the video of the visit below:


Last updated: 06 December 2023 14:24:19

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