55010 - 1975

9010/55010 (1974).....55010 (1976)

January

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s5 - Doncaster TMD.
6 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 411 throwing oil from exhaust manifold - 411 repaired, however, through a con rod whilst
on test in west Yorks and replaced by 439, No.2 power unit 421 removed in favour of 55006 and replaced
by 408
. No.1 end lubricating oil tanks and radiators were removed for cleaning & No.1 end silencer was
changed
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7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
s12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
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 - Released from Doncaster Works.
0B01 Doncaster - King's Cross.
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
Gateshead TMD.
25 - Gateshead TMD.
1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1L33 16:05 King's Cross - Harrogate, "The Yorkshire Pullman".
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February

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1 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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7 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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17 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
1E27 17:10 Edinburgh - Leeds, "The North Briton".
22 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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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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18 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds.
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22 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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27 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
28 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
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s30 - 1E13 11:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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April

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1 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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3 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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5 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman" from Newcastle (ex 55014).
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8 - 1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
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10 - 1S77 23:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Capitals" (delayed KX 19 mins due to defective boiler).
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12 - 1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh (via Cambridge, March and Askern).
s13 - Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:15 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh (via Askern).
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16 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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May

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3 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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5 - New timetable period.
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9 - 1S66 20:20 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
10 - Report states: noted Peterborough 15:56.
1A26 13:25 Leeds - King's Cross due 15:58 in 74-75 WTT.
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12 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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17 - 1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (via Carlisle & Beattock).
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23 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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27 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S67 17:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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30 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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June

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6 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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12 - *1N14 11:45 King's Cross - Newcastle. P.Ref
* 55002 is also credited with this service P.Ref.
13 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
14 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - (1N14 11:45 King's Cross - Newcastle) (PG - poss from POTD, see 12th).
1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, (from Newcastle).
1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
20 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
21 - Haymarket TMD.
1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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23 - 1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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28 - 1E07 10:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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July

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5 - 1S66 21:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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9 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 439 'AC' crankcase door joint burst and leaking oil and both bogies needed tyres
reprofiling - 439 replaced by 429 and bogies No.1 9000-47 replaced by 9000-45 & No.2 9000-22 replaced
by 9000-46
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10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
s13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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18 - 1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (40164 forward).
19 - Haymarket TMD.
s20 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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29 - To Doncaster works - Light repair (due 25/07).
No shopping proposal - power units No.1 429 replaced by 423 & No.2 408 replaced by 427 and boiler
5093/J3244 was given an Unclassified repair. The regimental crests were replaced
.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

August

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
s3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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14 - 1xxx King's Cross - . P.Ref
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23 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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28 - (1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross).
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September

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10 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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27 - Doncaster TMD.
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October

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1 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Persistent earth faults on No.s 2 & 5 traction motors - No.1 bogie 9000-45 had bolster segments renewed,
No.5 traction motor was replaced
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2 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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24 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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30 - 1E13 12:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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November

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18 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 423 'B' air manifold drain exuding coolant/oil mixture - this was rectified.
19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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22 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
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s30 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.

December

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2 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
3 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
4 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E83 17:10 Edinburgh - Berwick
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9 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 423 high spectrographic analysis and breathing heavy - 423 replaced by 430, both load
regulators had leaks rectified
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10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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20 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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24 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh. 
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27 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle (extended to Edinburgh).
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