One of the most popular locomotives will be making an appearance in Oxfordshire as it sets of on a journey through the South East this spring.

The Flying Scotsman is due to travel to Oxford from London Paddington on Sunday May 23.

The vintage steam locomotive was built in 1923 and it now does special passenger tour of the UK.

The journey will start at 9.20am and will take two hours and 40 minutes and will return at 7pm. However, you will not be able to book a seat on board as all tickets - selling for £93 for a child and £109 for an adult - have now been snapped up for the trip.

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However, you will be able to catch a glimpse of the locomotive as it arrives in Oxford.

The locomotive is currently owned by the National Railway Museum and it was retired from regular service in 1963, however has been preserved under several owners including Alan Pegler, William McAlpine, and Tony Marchington.

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