55012 - 1978

55012 (1977).....55012 (1979)

January

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Deltic Diagrams

s1 -  
2 - 1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
3 - 1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
4 - 1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
5 - 1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
6 - 1E05 09:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
7 - 1S21 11:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
s8 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
9 - 1N29 19:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
10 - 1N29 19:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
11 -  
12 - 1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
13 - 1A48 05:45 Leeds - King's Cross.
14 - 1N27 18:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
s15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1V50 19:30 Newcastle - Bristol, to York.
18 - 0B06 Doncaster - Peterborough.
19 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 538 aerating badly, loosing coolant and Dowty pump quill shaft to renew - 538 replaced
by 457 (ex 55003) and the primary fan drive was replaced
.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Released from Doncaster Works.
Doncaster TMD.
s22 - Doncaster TMD.
1S37 09:30 Doncaster - Edinburgh, to York (engine failure at Shaftholme).
23 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
Both power units shutting down , battery ammeter showing discharge with No.2 power unit 457 running -
wires found to be crossed on No.2 auxiliary generator
.
24 - Released from Doncaster Works.
25 -  
26 -  
27 - Finsbury Park TMD.
‘C’ exam.
1N27 18:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
28 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
s29 - 1E09 11:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
30 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
Haymarket TMD.
31 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
Haymarket TMD.
1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.

February

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Deltic Diagrams

1 -  
2 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh (vice HST).
3 - 1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
4 - Haymarket TMD.
s5 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
1N29 19:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
6 - 1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
7 - 1S21 11:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
8 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
9 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
10 -  
11 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
1S70 22:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian" to Edinburgh. PIC
s12 -  
13 - 1E05 09:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
14 - 1A07 07:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
15 - Holbeck TMD.
1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive" (forward 07:55 after 55002 failed at Leeds).
1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
16 -  
17 -  
18 - KX fuelling dispute north-bound Deltic departures stepping back at York.
1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, from Newcastle.
s19 -  
20 - 1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
Haymarket TMD.
21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
25 - Finsbury Park TMD.
s26 -  
27 -  
28 - 1N18 15:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.

March

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Deltic Diagrams

1 -  
2 - 1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S70 22:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
3 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
4 - 1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1N29 19:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
s5 - 1A37 17:15 Newcastle - King's Cross.
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
s12 -  
13 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'D' exam.
14 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'D' exam.
15 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'D' exam.
16 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Power units No.1 416 suspect fractured liner & No.2 457 'B' bank exhaust bellows robbed for 55003 - 416
replaced by 405, 457 repaired and No.2 boiler water tank had repairs to outer skin
.

Doncaster Works (yard - minus units).
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
s19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works (weigh house - brake tests).
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Released from Doncaster Works.
23 -  
24 - 1N42 23:55 King's Cross - Newcastle.
25 - Gateshead TMD.
1A22 10:48 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1N29 19:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
s26 - Gateshead TMD.
1A15 08:36 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
1L37 18:45 King's Cross - Bradford.
27 -  
28 -  
29 - 1L00 01:15 King's Cross - Leeds.
1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
30 - Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:35 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
31 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
Haymarket TMD.

April

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Deltic Diagrams

1 - 1N27 18:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
s2 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
3 -  
4 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
5 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King’s Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
6 - 1A15 09:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
7 - 1D62 03:56 Doncaster - Hull.
1A02 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive".
1S32 12:15 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King’s Cross
8 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
s9 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (via Cambridge).
Haymarket TMD.
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 - 1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
14 - 1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
15 - Haymarket TMD.
1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
Haymarket TMD.
s16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
20 - Gateshead TMD.
21 -  
22 - 1A15 09:20 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
s23 - 1A08 08:10 Bradford - King's Cross.
1N27 17:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
24 - Gateshead TMD.
1A07 07:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1S33 13:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1Exx Edinburgh - King's Cross.
25 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle.
1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
26 - Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:35 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh, "The Aberdonian".
1S79 23:35 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Night Scotsman".
27 - Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:35 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh, "The Aberdonian".
1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh.
28 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 08:45 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
1S95 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, to Newcastle.
29 - Gateshead TMD.
0D01 Gateshead - Doncaster.
Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
0B01 Doncaster - King's Cross.
1N27 18:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
s30 - Gateshead TMD.
1A15 08:36 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1L29 16:05 King's Cross - York.

May

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Deltic Diagrams

1 - 1S12 07:45 King’s Cross - Edinburgh (vice HST).
Haymarket TMD.
2 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 08:45 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
3 -  
4 -  
5 -  
6 - Finsbury Park TMD. P.Ref
'C' exam
. Undergoing repaint prior to inaugural "The Hull Executive".
s7 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam.
8 - New timetable period (HST service begins).
1A04 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive". (inaugural service with black headboard).
1D04 16:42 King's Cross - Hull, "The Hull Executive"
.
9 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Newcastle.
10 - 1A27 16:20 Harrogate - King’s Cross.
11 -  
12 -  
13 - 1S24 11:55 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh. PIC
Haymarket TMD.
s14 -  
15 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
20 - 1Zxx 08:40 King's Cross - Leeds, "East Coast Pullman Salute" (farewell to Pullman services on ECML). PIC
1Zxx St. Pancras - Edinburgh, "The Thames-Forth Express" from Leeds (via S&C). P.Ref
Haymarket TMD.
s21 - Haymarket TMD.
1E03 10:10 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, (vice HST - via Carlisle). PIC P.Ref
22 -  
23 - 1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
24 -  
25 - 1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross. PIC
1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
26 -  
27 - 1S11 07:30 Leeds - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E17 15:10 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
s28 - *1L07 12:40 King's Cross - Harrogate. P.Ref
*Report states: 16:00 ex Leeds.
1A16 17:10 Harrogate - King's Cross. P.Ref
29 - 1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen.
30 - 1S21 10:55 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
31 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.

June

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1 - 1N06 17:35 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
2 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
3 - 1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
s4 -  
5 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
6 - 1L09 12:45 King’s Cross - Bradford.
1A30 17:30 Bradford - King’s Cross. P.Ref
7 - 1E29 17:10 Edinburgh - Newcastle.
8 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 405 con rod through 'B-C' crankcase - power units No1 405 replaced by 451 & No.2 457
had a gudgeon pin housing examination, No.2 boiler water tank had a leak rectified and No.1 coolant
radiators were cleaned
.

Doncaster Works (yard).
9 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls). PIC
10 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
s11 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
12 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
13 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
14 - Doncaster Works (weigh house).
15 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
Released from Doncaster Works.
16 -  
17 -  
s18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
22 - 1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S34 18:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
23 -  
24 - 1S24 11:55 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
s25 - 1L06 10:40 King's Cross - Bradford, to Leeds.
26 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
27 - 1S28 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
28 - 1S17 09:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
29 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross. PIC
30 -  

July

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1 - King's Cross Loco.
1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
PIC
Haymarket TMD.
s2 -  
3 -  
4 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
5 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
 Haymarket TMD.
1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
6 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
Haymarket TMD.
1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
7 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
8 - 1L15 16:08 King's Cross - York.
York TMD.
s9 -  
10 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
s16 -  
17 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam.
18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
s23 -  
24 -  
25 - 1D62 03:56 Doncaster - Hull.
1A04 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive".
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 09:00 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh. PIC
s30 -  
31 -  

August

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1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
5 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
s6 -  
7 -  
8 - 1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
9 - 1S34 18:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
10 -  
11 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
12 - King's Cross Loco.
0B02 King's Cross - Finsbury Park.
Finsbury Park TMD - noted 18:00.
s13 - 1S28 13:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
14 -  
15 - Haymarket TMD. P.Ref
1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
16 -  
17 -  
18 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD
.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
19 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh. PIC
s20 - 1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
24 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
25 -  
26 - 1A20 12:57 Bradford - King’s Cross.
1L18 18:09 King's Cross - York.
s27 -  
28 - 1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross. P.Ref
1S34 18:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
29 - Haymarket TMD.
1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King’s Cross
30 -  
31 - Haymarket TMD.
Locomotive restricted to one power unit only.
1E06 11:50 Edinburgh - Newcastle.

September

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1 - 1E06 11:50 Edinburgh - Newcastle.
2 - 1S12 05:50 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s3 -  
4 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 451 'CA' Crankcase holed and cardan shaft and clutch was loose, windscreen wiper
linkage at both ends needed renewal and No.1 bogie 9000-31 No.1 right-hand leading axle box liner
was loose - 451 replaced by 422 and all other faults rectified
.

Doncaster Works (yard).
5 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
6 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls - unit fitted).
Released from Doncaster Works.
7 -  
8 -  
9 - Finsbury Park TMD.
s10 -  
11 -  
12 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
13 - 1E11 09:00 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
14 -  
15 - 1A29 16:16 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
16 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 09:00 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
s17 - 1E07 12:10 Edinburgh - King's Cross. LOG
18 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'D' exam.
23 -  
s24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 - 1S21 10:55 King’s Cross - Edinburgh. P.Ref
Haymarket TMD.
1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
28 -  
29 -  
30 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.

October

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s1 - 1A11 15:50 Leeds - King's Cross.
2 - 1L13 15:45 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
1A33 18:55 Leeds - King's Cross.
3 -  
4 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
1L22 23:00 King's Cross - Bradford.
5 - 1A10 08:40 Leeds - King's Cross.
6 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
7 - 1L06 10:45 King's Cross - Harrogate, to Leeds.
0J01 Leeds - Barrow Hill.
Barrow Hill TMD.
s8 - Barrow Hill TMD.
Open day exhibit
.
9 - 0D01 Barrow Hill - Doncaster (towed by 56001, with 56020). PIC
Doncaster TMD.
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 - 1A08 08:00 York - King’s Cross.
King's Cross Loco. PIC
1N04 13:25 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
14 - 1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s15 -  
16 -  
17 - Haymarket TMD.
18 - Haymarket TMD.
1E39 22:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
19 -  
20 - 1N06 17:35 King’s Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
Gateshead TMD.
21 - Gateshead TMD.
1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
s22 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 11:10 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
23 - 1L15 16:08 King’s Cross - York.
24 - 0L50 02:25 Leeds - Holbeck.
Holbeck TMD.
25 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
26 -  
27 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh.
28 - Hexthorpe Bridge (noted 08:12).
Awaiting Works.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 457 time expired - 457 replaced by 455 and No.2 load regulator had an oil leak rectified.
s29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls - power unit changed).
31 - Doncaster Works (test house).
Released from Doncaster Works.

November

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1 -  
2 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
Casualty report dated 01.11.78: No.2 power unit 455 cut out. No.2 bogie and first three coaches of train
covered in oil. This was found to be the sump oil drain plug adrift
.

No.2 power unit 455 scavenge pump defective - sump drain pipe repaired and oil cleaned from No.2
bogie 9000-32
.

Released from Doncaster Works.

3 - 1N06 17:35 King’s Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
4 - 1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, to Newcastle
(engine failure - 47499 forward).
Gateshead TMD.
s5 -  
6 -  
7 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
8 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross
9 -  
10 - 1N05 15:25 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
1E43 20:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, (from Newcastle).
11 - 1Lxx King's Cross - Leeds.
5Lxx Leeds - Neville Hill. P.Ref
s12 -  
13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
18 - 1S28 13:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
s19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
25 - 1S28 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s26 -  
27 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
28 - Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
29 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
30 -  

December

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1 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam.
2 - 1A15 10:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1L15 16:08 King's Cross - York.
s3 -  
4 - 1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
5 -  
6 -  
7 -  
8 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
9 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
s10 -  
11 -  
12 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
13 - 1D01 08:25 King's Cross - Cleethorpes.
1A21 13:18 Cleethorpes - King's Cross.
14 -  
15 - 1L06 10:45 King’s Cross - Harrogate.
1A27 16:20 Harrogate - King's Cross.
16 - Finsbury Park TMD.
s17 -  
18 -  
19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
20 - 1L12 14:45 King's Cross - Leeds.
21 - 1S79 23:45 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (47208 forward).
22 - Haymarket TMD.
23 - 1L06 10:45 King's Cross - Harrogate.
(1A25 15:40 Leeds - King's Cross).
1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s24 - Haymarket TMD.
25 -  
26 - 1E40 19:30 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
27 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
28 -  
29 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
30 -  
s31 -  

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