55012 - 1975

9012/55012 (1974).....55012 (1976)

January

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1 - Doncaster Works (arrive 30.12.74).
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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6 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
7 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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24 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
25 - (1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian").
s26 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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February

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s2 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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s9 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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17 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
18 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1A32 17:00 Newcastle - King's Cross.
22 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
s23 - 1A16 10:15 Bradford - 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
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up trains 2B30 & down 2D30
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Peterborough TMD.

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March

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1 -  
s2 - 1E48 21:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Night Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
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8 - 1N18 15:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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15 - 1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
s16 - 1A16 10:15 Bradford - King's Cross.
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18 - (1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross).
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22 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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27 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
*1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
* Also had 1N68 16:45 King's Cross - Newcastle (there was a 1L68 relief on this date with 47542).
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29 - 1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle (ex 55014 & class 37).
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31 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".

April

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1 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
2 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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5 - 1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
s6 - 1A08 09:20 Leeds - King's Cross (via Cambridge).
1L22 15:10 King's Cross - Leeds (via Cambridge).
7 - Report states: Noted Peterborough 19:13.
1A31 16:50 Harrogate-KX due 19:09 & 1L34 18:04 KX - Bradford due19:11.
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19 - Haymarket TMD.
1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross. PIC
1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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26 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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May

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2 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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5 - New timetable period.
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10 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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27 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
(1E25 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman").
28 - 1N00 01:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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June

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3 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 419 breathing heavy - 409 replaced by 437.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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7 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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14 - 1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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20 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 442 a number of fractures between No.s 4 & 5 pistons 'BC' crankcase un an are of previous
welded repairs - 442 replaced by 429
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21 - Doncaster Works.
s22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Released from Doncaster Works.
25 - 1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross. P.Ref
26 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
27 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
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30 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 429 dephased - power units No.1 437 removed in favour of 55020 and replaced by 539 &
No.2 429 replaced by 538, No.1 traction motor had ducting fractures repaired
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July

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
s6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Released from Doncaster Works.
8 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
No.1 blower motor vibrating badly - this was replaced.
9 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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19 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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29 - 1S66 20:20 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
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31 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".

August

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1 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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5 - 1xxx King's Cross - . PIC
6 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman" (59 down).
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20 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman" to Carlton (failed - 55022 forward).
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26 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman". P.Ref
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September

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3 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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11 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 538 dephased - 538 replaced by 453.
12 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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s28 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. P.Ref
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October

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2 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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20 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 539 suspected dephased (heavy smoke from exhaust and strange noises from 'A' bank)
Intermittent fault when compressors cut out at 140psi - 539 replaced by 440, a boiler water tank was
repaired, both bogies nose suspension plates repaired, bolster segments replaced and swing link studs
renewed
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21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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24 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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31 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.

November

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1 - 1E13 12:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s2 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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18 - To Doncaster Works - Light repair (due 17/11).
No shopping proposal  - power units No.1 440 & No.2 453 were given Light repairs, bogies No.1 9000-39
replaced by 9000-29 & No.2 9000-40 replaced by 9000-10 and boiler 5087/J3238 was given an Unclassified
repair. The body was given a Light repair
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19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
s23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works (Hexthorpe Bridge).
s30 - Doncaster Works (Hexthorpe Bridge).

December

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1 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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s7 - 1E09 10:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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12 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
No.1 end drivers side door and frame distorted - this was rectified.
13 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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22 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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27 - 1S32 12:109 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
s28 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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