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In pictures: Locomotive 3007 returns

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The Locomotive 3007 was purpose-built in Glasgow in 1944/45 for vast journeys in South Africa's harsh terrain

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Here the 3007 can be seen in a railway siding near Bloemfontein in Free State Province

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The 15F class locomotive will be restored to take its place in Glasgow's new Riverside Transport Museum

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The 6,000 mile return journey from South Africa neared completion at Immingham Docks, near Hull

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The train will also become a focus for the 5m appeal to raise funds for the new Clydeside museum

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The engine was never named so is simply known by its number Locomotive 3007

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Lorries carried the 3007 up the final stretch of road to its home in Glasgow

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The public can now see the museum's new flagship exhibit in Glasgow's George Square

Robbie Coltrane with Carol Smillie

Robbie Coltrane and Carol Smillie turned out to help launch the appeal for support




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