D9002 - 1961

.....D9002 (1962).....

March

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1 - Vulcan Foundry.
2 - Vulcan Foundry.
3 - Vulcan Foundry.
4 - Vulcan Foundry.
s5 - Vulcan Foundry.
6 - Vulcan Foundry.
7 - Vulcan Foundry.
8 - Vulcan Foundry.
9 - Vulcan Foundry.
L/E Newton-Le-Willows - Doncaster. P.Ref
To Doncaster Works - acceptance trials.
Official date of acceptance to BR - allocated 52A Gateshead (contract date: 30.05.60).
Fitted with power units No.1 408 & No.2 407, bogies No.1 1005 & No.2 1006 and boiler 1487/J2943.
The release date from Doncaster Works following acceptance trials is unrecorded.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
s12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
Path 1 Doncaster - Grantham.
Path 1 Grantham - Doncaster.
Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
Path 2 Doncaster - Peterborough.
Path 2 Peterborough - Doncaster.
Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
Path 1 Doncaster - Grantham (noted Newark 08:44).
Path 1 Grantham - Doncaster.
Doncaster Works (outside paint shop).
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22 - Gateshead TMD.
Crew training
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29 - Neville Hill TMD.
Neville Hill - Gateshead (test train via Harrogate and Ripon - first Deltic on route)
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Gateshead TMD.
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April

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During March and April D9002 was used for Crew training at Carlisle and for many months after delivery used on crew training turn; Newcastle - York - Leeds - Harrogate - Northallerton - Newcastle. The locomotive also saw regular use on the class 3 Aberdeen - King's Cross "Aberdeen Fish" service (pass Durham C.18:00), reported as a Gateshead crew training turn; the locomotive may have come on at Newcastle and off at York forming part of the above crew training diagram.

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8 - Newcastle - Carlisle (parcels).
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10 - To RSH Darlington Works - Unclassified.
Bogie modifications.

Date off works unrecorded.

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May

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 The locomotive saw regular use on the class 3 Aberdeen - King's Cross "Aberdeen Fish" service (pass Durham C.18:00), reported as a Gateshead crew training turn (possibly between Newcastle and York - see 08/05/61).

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8 - 17:50 Newcastle - York (class C freight).
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June

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 The locomotive also saw regular use on the class 3 Aberdeen - King's Cross "Aberdeen Fish" service (pass Durham C.18:00), reported as a Gateshead crew training turn (possibly between Newcastle and York - see 08/05/61).

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12 - New timetable period
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July

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One diagram for D9002 during July 1961:

Sat - 1A58 19:30 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
Sun - Haymarket TMD.
Mon - Haymarket TMD.
1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
Tues - 1N06 09:00 King's Cross - Bradford, "The White Rose" to Doncaster.
1E29 12:20 Hull - King's Cross, from Doncaster.
1A66 20:20 King's Cross - Edinburgh, to Doncaster.
3E02 19:12 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Doncaster (parcels)
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10 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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13 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
14 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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17 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
18 - 1A09. P.Ref
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August

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28 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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September

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11 - New timetable period
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13 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Collision and derailment damage to No.1 end. The nose superstructure at the left hand side was damaged and
the left hand buffer had the face torn partly off. The air horn, footstep, lifeguards, sand pipes and blower
louvres all needed to be repaired. Air-cooling pipe to the voltage regulator was fractured. The bogie had all
wheels derailed and had to be drawn from the other locomotive - No.1 left hand side cab superstructure was
repaired. No.1 bogie 1005 was examined and three new pairs of wheels were fitted. New buffer, sand pipe,
and sand chute were fitted. Air horn and voltage regulator cooling pipe were repaired, as were the lifeguards
and horn guard. The locomotive mileage was recorded as 25,640 since new
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14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
s17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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October

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25 - To RSH Darlington Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 408 'BC' crankshaft quill shaft broken or disconnected - 408 was replaced by 446 & No.2 407
replaced by 417
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26 - RSH Darlington Works.
27 - RSH Darlington Works.
28 - RSH Darlington Works.
s29 - RSH Darlington Works.
30 - RSH Darlington Works.
31 - RSH Darlington Works.

November

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1 - Released from RSH Darlington Works.
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20 - 1A12 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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22 - 1A03 07:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
23 - 1A12 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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27 - 1A03 07:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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29 - 1E04 (07:42 Leeds - King's Cross).
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December

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1 - 1E02 07:05 Bradford - King's Cross, "The West Riding".
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4 - 1A03 07:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
5 - 1A12 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
6 - 1A15 09:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
7 - 1A03 07:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
8 - 1A12 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1Axx 17:00 Newcastle - King's Cross.
9 - 1E02 07:05 Bradford - King's Cross, "The West Riding".
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13 - 1A12 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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15 - 1A15 09:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
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22 - 1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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26 - 1A42 (King's Cross - Newcastle).
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s31 - 1Exx Bradford - King's Cross. PIC

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