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"
Be nice if it went to Edinburgh...
@fitheach ... the second one should be called "The Flying Scots Person"
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.
"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)
The Flying Scotsman (2006)
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