PHOTOGRAPHERS and trainspotters were rewarded for their patience today as the Flying Scotsman steamed through Winsford.

This picture (above) was captured by Russell Dean, a member of the Guardian Camera Club.

Winsford Guardian:

The Flying Scotsman on its way to Watford Junction Picture: Gwyndaf Roberts

The train was on its way to Watford Junction where it is due to arrive at 7pm this evening.

Gwyndaf Roberts, another Guardian Camera Club member, also caught images of the famous train.

Winsford Guardian:

Steam billows over the Winsford countryside as Gwyndaf Roberts captured this picture of The Flying Scotsman

He said: "I was a bit south of Winsford station taking these photographs and, unfortunately, was on the leeward side of the line and the steam was tending to mask this wonderful locomotive."

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Winsford Guardian:

The Flying Scotsman Picture: Gwyndaf Roberts