The Flying Scotsman’s visit has been rescheduled for early next month.

The celebrated steam locomotive was meant to have brought daytrippers through Gloucestershire on Saturday, on its journey from London to Worcester. 

But the trip was cancelled late on Friday after heavy rain and strong winds brought by Storm Eunice caused disruption on railways across the country.

Tour operator The Railway Touring Company has now updated its website to say the Scotsman will be making the journey on Saturday March 5.

The locomotive will be pulling steam train The Cotswold Venturer and is due to set out from Paddington Station in London at 7.15am.

As long as the weather doesn't intervene again, passengers will enjoyed scenic views through Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds before spending a few hours exploring historic Worcester.

The return journey will be different, taking passengers through Cheltenham and the Stroud Valley before joining the ex-Great Western Main Line on the way back to London.

Stroud News and Journal: The Flying Scotsman in Worcester in 2019The Flying Scotsman in Worcester in 2019

The Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 at Doncaster Works, the first locomotive of the newly-formed London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).

It was officially the first locomotive to reach 100mph, as well as being the first to circumnavigate the globe. It also holds the world record for a non-stop run in a steam locomotive, set in 1989 with a 442-mile trip.

The name Flying Scotsman came from the daily London to Edinburgh service that started in 1862, while it was an appearance at the 1924 British Empire Exhibition that made the locomotive famous.