THE iconic Flying Scotsman locomotive has arrived in Somerset. 

It arrived at Bishops Lydeard today (Wednesday) and will depart again on September 13.

The locomotive will be hauling trains on the West Somerset Railway between Tuesday, September 5 and Tuesday, September 12, with a rest day on Friday, September 8.

RELATED: What you need to know for the Flying Scotsman's upcoming visit to Somerset

If you spot the locomotive around the county, send in your photos! 

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Ex LNER A3 Pacific No. 60103 'Flying Scotsman' running through Bridgwater Station on 30 August on its way from Didcot to the West Somerset Railway to haul special trains between 5 and 12 September
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Somerset County Gazette:
Andrew Murphy took this photograph as the Flying Scotsman arrived at Taunton station

Somerset County Gazette:
Andy Linthorne captured the locomotive