She had an equally sad looking Flying Scotsman for company. She is painted black because she is in her war time livery.
I quite fancy the idea of railway themed art on a large wall.
Still lots to see and experience.
And the train journey home saw us just 8 minutes late in to King’s Cross.
Mallard is due to be on display again at the end of October, side-by-side with the other four sister engines of the A4 Pacific class. Just so happens The Boy Child will be on half-term then.