In 1988 The Flying Scotsman was leving London for her second trip around the world but this she is not going
to the USA She is going to Australia for the Railway Event in Melbourne called AUS STEAM 88 The
Locomovtive didn't came to Australia not like what she did in the USA with a Cowcather and Bell and a Big Whistle.The
Flying Scotsman was being unloaded at Melbourne but they didn't have a Big crane to Pick up the Locomovtive so The Flying
Scotsman went to Sydney Harbour which is the only city to have a big Floating crane when the Scotsman was on the Railway
She set off to state Rail Workshops and went to Wollongong which thier is a coaling plant for the Locomovtive and then
set off to Melbourne when she went to Aus steam 88 thier were other Locomovtives thier as well thier
was 3801 the First Train ever to go around the contenit 3112 and many other Historal Australian Locomovtives after when
the Aus Steam Fest was over all the Locomovtives were back to thier orignal Railways but 4472 went to New south
wales and went to a big Railway Musuem called The NSW Rail & Transport Musuem The Musuem have lots
of locomovtives that were well preseved over the 1800's thousands of people came to that Museum were thier is a Speciel Guest
coming the Flying Scotsman.The Flying Scotsman was just out of the Railway Museum and with all the other Historcal
Locomovtives 4472 hanged around at the musuem for children who go on the footplate of The Flying scotsman later
the return trip for the Flying Scotsman have to go on the Turntable
when the Turntable have to be turned round the turntable stucked fast the volunteers have to push it but
to no avale but then a tractor came in and the turntable moved and 4472 set back to Sydney.
on the way to brisbane the Flying scotsman have someone on the back it 3801 the two locomovtives were off
to brisbane for a Railway Trip The Flying scotsman went to the station at 5:00 pm and it wasn't a disater it was a proud moment
for the two locomovtives.
But the best part of the event for Aus steam 88 was The Flying Scotsman going to Alice Springs and made
a very good record and was on time.
The Flying Scotsman went too Broken hill and made a record was 800 Miles an hour and the locomotive was
smashing too the Australians.
when it September 1989 The Flying Scotsman set back to the London North Eastern Railway in London,England and
it was a succesful day for the locomovtive in Australia.