mendacity Scotsman will perform rail excursions this weekend after passing a mechanical inspection following a crash.
The 100-year-old locomotive was concerned in a “shunting incident” with Belmond’s Royal Scotsman practice carriages final Friday.
The slow-speed crash occurred at Aviemore railway station within the Cairngorms, the place the Strathspey Railway relies.
Two individuals had been taken to hospital as a “precaution”, Police Scotland stated.
Tours had been cancelled and house owners The Nationwide Railway Museum organized for an inspection to be carried out on Monday.
A spokesman for the Nationwide Railway Museum stated: “Following a full mechanical inspection of Flying Scotsman which occurred at Strathspey Railway this week, the locomotive has been handed match for essential line operation.
“The investigation was carried out by an impartial knowledgeable on behalf of Strathspey Railway and the NRM’s collections and rail operations groups.
“The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has confirmed it doesn’t require the locomotive as a part of its ongoing enquiries.
“The protection of passengers and the general public stays the best precedence, and the impartial investigation into the circumstances of the shunting incident involving Flying Scotsman will proceed.”
Journeys from Edinburgh Waverley station will go forward on Saturday and Sunday, organized by the Railway Touring Firm.
Flying Scotsman will take vacationers on excursions to The Highland Categorical on Saturday, the Fife Circulars, on Sunday and the Aberdeen Flyer on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the Rail Accident Investigation Department stated: “The RAIB is conscious of the accident at Aviemore that occurred final week.
“We’re reviewing obtainable proof and deciding what additional motion to take.”
A Police Scotland spokesperson stated: “Police inquiries have concluded following a low-speed practice collision at Aviemore railway station on Friday September 29.
“There was no criminality and the matter has been referred to the Rail Accident Investigation Department.”