55001 - 1975

9000/55001 (1974).....55001 (1976)

January

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1 - 1L05 09:20 Peterborough - Leeds.

1A30 15:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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4 - 1A26 13:35 Leeds - King's Cross.
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6 - 1S77 23:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen,  "The Night Capitals" to Edinburgh (one engine from Little Bytham).
7 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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s19 - On loan to Western Region for 'dipped rail joint tests' (permission to run L/E at 100 mph). PIC
Loco returned to Finsbury Park after test
.
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21 -  
22 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 424 'A' side crankcase fractured - 424 replaced by 410.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Released from Doncaster Works.
0B01 Doncaster - King's Cross.
1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
25 - 1L06 09:10 King's Cross - Leeds.
1A28 15:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
s26 - 1E09 10:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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February

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1 - 1A26 13:35 Leeds - King's Cross.
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8 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - 1N06 07:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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27 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
Two train operation between Doncaster & Peterborough locomotives used 40057 & 55015
...
up trains 2B30 & down 2D30
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March

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1 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s2 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (via Leamside).
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8 - 1A22 10:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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10 - 1A30 15:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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22 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman". PIC
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29 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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April

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16 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds.
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May

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1 -  
2 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 441 fractured liner - 441 replaced by 445. No.1 end lubricating oil tank and radiators,
removed, cleaned and refitted. No.1 end coolant radiators were changed
.
3 - Doncaster Works.
s4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - New timetable period.
Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
s11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
s18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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22 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
23 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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27 - 1A15 09:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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June

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s1 -  
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4 - 1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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7 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman". PIC
s8 - 1N27 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
9 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds.
10 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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13 - 1E07 10:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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18 - 1L33 17:04 King's Cross - Harrogate, "The Yorkshire Pullman".
19 - (1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive").
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Technical inspector on-board KX-York.
20 - Finsbury Park TMD.
A exam & repairs.
21 - Finsbury Park TMD.
A exam & repairs.
s22 - Finsbury Park TMD.
A exam & repairs.
23 - Finsbury Park TMD.
A exam & repairs.
24 - Finsbury Park TMD.
B exam.
25 - Finsbury Park TMD.
B exam.
1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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28 - 1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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30 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.3 wheelset L/H/S out of alignment - this was exchanged.

July

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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5 - 1E15 10:25 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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8 - 1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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10 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
11 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
12 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
B exam.
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25 - To Doncaster Works - unclassified.
No.1 main generator flashed over and interpoles to earth with damage to bogies and traction motors - No.1
main generator replaced, No.2 main generator overhauled and repairs to bogies and all traction motors
undertaken
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26 - Doncaster Works.
s27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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31 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".

August

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4 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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13 - 1Exx Edinburgh - King's Cross. PIC
14 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
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18 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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25 - 1S70 22:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian".
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28 - 1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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30 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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September

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1 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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8 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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15 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive" (via Normanton).
16 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive". PIC
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22 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
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October

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3 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 traction motor pinion gear worn - bogies No.1 9000-27 replaced by 9000-15 & No.2 9000-28 replaced
by 9000-16
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4 - Doncaster Works.
s5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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14 - To Doncaster Works - final Light repair (due 14/10).
No.1 power unit 445 aerating & No.2 410 'breathing badly' - power units No.1 445 replaced by 435 & No.2
410 replaced by 441, bogies No.1 9000-15 & No.2 9000-16 and boiler 5089/J3240 were retained.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
s19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
s26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

November

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1 - Doncaster Works.
s2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
s9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
s16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Released from Doncaster Works.
18 - 1A08 08:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
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22 - 1S32 12:10 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
s23 -  
24 - 1S32 12:10 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh. PIC
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28 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'D' exam - engine governor replaced due to pilot valve sticking.
29 -  
s30 - 1E09 10:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.

December

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13 - 1A22 10:47 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
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17 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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22 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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24 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman"
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s28 - 1L37 18:45 King's Cross - Bradford, to Leeds (47549 forward).
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30 - 1L13 11:25 King's Cross - Harrogate.
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