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It would be nice to have a European Express Rail service looping between EU capital cities - obviously the first train should be named "Snow Piercer"

@fitheach ... the second one should be called "The Flying Scots Person"

@StuC
I know what you mean, but it doesn't have the same ring to it. Funny thing though, in British English it is usual to call ships, trains, cars, etc "she". I wonder why this train/service was called "Scotsman".

@fitheach apperently the locomotive was named after the service, which ran between london and edinburgh from 1896.

@StuC
Indeed.
"Flying Scotsman" was also used as a nickname for the runner Eric Liddell and the cyclist Graeme Obree.

Two really good films about those two athletes:

Chariots of Fire (1981)
and
The Flying Scotsman (2006)

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