Gallery: The Flying Scotsman steams through Bedfordshire

Rail enthusiasts were thrilled to see iconic engine The Flying Scotsman steam through Bedfordshire on its way from London to York.

The newly-restored engine passed through Bedford and Luton stations on its return trip on Saturday (June 4).

The Flying Scotsman steams through Bedford PNL-160606-110101001

The Flying Scotsman steams through Bedford PNL-160606-110101001

The journey is one of its many summer engagements, carrying passengers around the country on pleasure rides.