55020 - 1974

9020/55020 (1973).....55020 (1975)

January

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1 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L03/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N25/1N28/1D02/1D05
.
up: 1A01/1A02/1A03/1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A15/1A16/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
2 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28/1D02
.
up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A20/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
3 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28/1D03
.
up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A20/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
4 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L09/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

1E11 09:00 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh (130 late Grantham).

5 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L05/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
up: 1A01(ran)/1A04/1A09(ran)/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
s6 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
7 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman" (20 late Grantham).

8 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
9 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Reports state :Locomotive struck tree (possibly on 1N27)
.

10 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
down: 1N06/1L03/1L06/1L09/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28/1S14
.
up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27 (ran - 1A30 stock)/1A28/1A30/1A35/1A36/1E11
.
11 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.
12 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

Locomotive derailed at Newcastle.

s13 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
14 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

1A07 07:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive" (33 late Grantham).

15 - ASLEF industrial action - no passenger trains.
16 - ASLEF industrial action - following trains cancelled (no Pullman sets used):
 down: 1N06/1L06/1N14/1L16/1L22/1L29/1L33/1N28
.
 up: 1A04/1A09/1A10/1A11/1A21/1A27/1A35/1A36
.

Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam - repairs to AWS.

17 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
18 -  
19 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
s20 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
21 - ASLEF industrial action - add. dispute between KX management & KX drivers:
 Following trains cancelled: 1S17/1L09/1N10/1L13
.
22 - 1A21 12:00 Bradford - King's Cross.
23 -  
24 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
25 -  
26 - 1E07 11:10 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s27 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
28 - ASLEF industrial action - Scotland only.

To Doncaster Works - Modification.
Earth fault relay system modification.
Released from Doncaster Works.

29 - 1A22 10:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
30 - 1L03 07:55 King's Cross - Bradford.
1A21 12:00 Bradford - King's Cross.
31 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".

February

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1 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
2 - 1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s3 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
4 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
5 -  
6 -  
7 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
8 -  
9 - 1A04 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
1L16 13:10 King's Cross - Bradford.
s10 - ASLEF industrial action - no trains.
11 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
(1Nxx King's Cross - Newcastle).
(1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle).
12 - Finsbury Park TMD.
No.2 power unit 406 passing oil from quill shaft housing
.
13 - Finsbury Park TMD.
14 - Finsbury Park TMD.
0D01 Finsbury Park - Doncaster (noted Grantham 11:46. Rear headcode: 1E35).
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 406 passing oil on 'C' bank cam quill shaft housing (suspect 'O' rings perished - this
was rectified
.
15 - Released from Doncaster Works.
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
Haymarket TMD.
16 - Haymarket TMD.
1E07 11:10 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S60 20:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s17 -  
18 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
19 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
20 -  
21 -  
22 - (1E17 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh).
23 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman" (GL - MB has 55021).
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  

March

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1 - 1S66 20:20 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
2 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
P.Ref
s3 -  
4 -  
5 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
6 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman". LOG
7 -  
8 -  
9 - Gateshead TMD.
s10 -  
11 - Haymarket TMD.
1E40 19:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh to Doncaster (crankcase holed - 47426 forward).
12 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 406 crankcase holed - 406 replaced by 450 ex 55019 (406 had only 617 hours in traffic
following last repair - 450 had 3,397)
.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Released from Doncaster Works.
16 - 1A20 11:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s17 -  
18 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman" to Peterborough (loss of power - 40150 forward).
0B02 Peterborough - Finsbury Park.
Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam - No.2 main generator's field circuit connections overheated.
19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam.
20 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Test run successful - though No.1 main generator suspect.
(1L06 09:10 King's Cross - Leeds).
1A26 13:55 Leeds - King's Cross.
21 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
22 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
23 -  
s24 -  
25 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to split in header tank on No.2 power unit.
26 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
27 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
28 - 1L13 11:25 King’s Cross - Harrogate.
29 - 1L34 17:30 King's Cross - Bradford.
30 -  
s31 -  

April

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1 -  
2 -  
3 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Boiler water tank leaking - awaiting works attention.
1D06 18:04 King's Cross - Hull.
4 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 boiler water tank leaking - this was rectified as was No.2 boiler water tank bracket, No.s 1 & 2 water
sight glasses were renewed. No.3 traction motor nut and stud were also renewed
.
5 - Released from Doncaster Works.
*0B01 Doncaster - King's Cross (noted Grantham 14:05).
*0D01 King's Cross - Doncaster (noted Grantham 18:32).
*0B01 & 0D01 were both unidentified locos, however 0D01 was thought to be 55020 (GL).
6 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
1L34 17:30 King's Cross - Bradford.
s7 -  
8 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
9 - 1A16 09:52 Harrogate - King's Cross, "The Yorkshire Pullman".
10 - 1A14 09:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
11 - 1A08 08:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
12 - 1S32 12:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh (via Knottingley & Church Fenton).
13 -  
s14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
18 - 1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
19 -  
20 -  
s21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 - 1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle to Doncaster (No.1 power unit exhaust fire).
25 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 443 collector drum fire, fuel rack seized and collector drum split, No.1 boiler water tank
also split - 'A' bank cambox was replaced all faults rectified
.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
s28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Released from Doncaster Works.
1A20 11:30 Leeds - King's Cross.

May

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1 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
2 -  
3 -  
4 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
Haymarket TMD.
1E39 22:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Night Capitals".
s5 - King's Cross Loco (off 1E39).
6 - New timetable period.
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
s12 - 1A16 10:15 Bradford - King's Cross.
13 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
14 - 1A26 13:35 Leeds - King's Cross.
15 -  
16 - Haymarket TMD.
'B' exam - No.2 radiator fan gearbox renewed.
17 -  
18 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman" to Newcastle (No.2 unit shut down - 47518 forward).
Gateshead TMD.
Repairs.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman" from Newcastle.
s19 - 1S70 22:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
20 - 1A30 15:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1A30 15:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
24 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman"(No.2 unit failure Retford - 47407 forward).
(GL has 55014).
Finsbury Park TMD.
Scavenge blower drive shaft failure - awaiting works attention.
25 -  
s26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 450 scavenge blower drive failed - 450 replaced by 404. No.2 end coolant header tank
was repaired. A load regulator oil leak was rectified. ETH & coolant temperature probe modifications
also carried out (ETH mod to allow ETH to work on one power unit only)
.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

June

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1 - Doncaster Works.
s2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Released from Doncaster Works.
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
s9 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Locomotive arrived on one power unit only (No.1 443 crankcase damage) - awaiting works attention.
10 -  
11 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 443 'A' side crankcase fractured  - 443 replaced by 435. No.1 thermostat by-pass valve
was changed as was No.2 left hand coolant radiator
.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
s16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Released from Doncaster Works.
0B01 Doncaster - King's Cross (noted Newark 16:25).
1N29 19:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
19 - Gateshead TMD.
1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1S32 12:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E43 19:45 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
20 - 1L09 10:15 King's Cross - Leeds.
21 -  
22 -  
s23 -  
24 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam - repairs to No.1 engine governor not controlling on idle, No.2 fuel racks out of adjustment
and high water temperature
.
25 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam.
26 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam.
27 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'C' exam - locomotive underwent successful test run.
28 - 1N06 07:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
29 - 1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
s30 -  

July

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1 - 1A02 06:45 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Pullman".
1S32 12:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
2 -  
3 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
4 -  
5 - 1N06 07:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
6 -  
s7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 - 1L03 07:55 King's Cross - Bradford.
1A21 12:00 Bradford - King's Cross.
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
s14 -  
15 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1L13 11:25 King’s Cross - Harrogate.
1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross.
16 -  
17 - 1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
18 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
19 - 1S32 12:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
20 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s21 -  
22 - 1A04 07:20 Bradford - King's Cross, "The Bradford Executive".
23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s28 -  
29 -  
30 -  
31 - 1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Peterborough (engine failure at Hitchin - 47528 forward).
0B02 Peterborough - Finsbury Park.
Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to No.1 'B' bank exhaust manifold elbow - this had blown causing coolant loss to power unit.

August

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1 - Finsbury Park TMD.
0D01 Finsbury Park - Doncaster.
Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
2 -  
3 - King's Cross Loco.
1Lxx King's Cross - Leeds.
Neville Hill TMD.
s4 - Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
5 - 1A02 06:45 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Pullman". PIC
6 - 1E40 19:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
7 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
8 - 1N06 07:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
9 -  
10 -  
s11 - 1A37 17:10 Newcastle - King's Cross. P.Ref
12 - 1N06 07:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
13 -  
14 -  
15 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman" to Doncaster (both engines overheated - 47037 fwd).
Fan clutches were rectified - no mention as to where this was carried out (not works).
16 -  
17 -  
s18 -  
19 - 1E43 19:45 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
20 -  
21 -  
22 - Locomotive found to be losing coolant on No.2 power unit.
23 - 1A02 06:45 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Pullman".
24 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to York (No.2 power unit failure - 47522 forward).
s25 -  
26 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to coolant loss on No.2 power unit and rough riding.
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  
31 -  

September

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s1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
5 -  
6 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
7 -  
s8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
14 -  
s15 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
20 -  
21 - King's Cross Loco.
Examination of nose suspension on all traction motors to ascertain rough riding - no faults found.
s22 - 1A37 17:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
23 -  
24 -  
25 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to No.1 power unit exhaust pipe which had split.
26 -  
27 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
28 -  
s29 -  
30 -  

October

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1 -  
2 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to flashover damage on both main generators - with light repair due Finsbury Park added
supplementary shopping proposals to examine the generators, brake gear, T/M nose suspension and radiators
.
3 -  
4 -  
5 - 1L37 19:05 King's Cross - Bradford.
s6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
s13 -  
14 -  
15 - Finsbury Park TMD.
'B' exam and repairs to high water temperature ('C' exam due but cancelled due to pending light repair).
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
s20 -  
21 -  
22 - 1N29 19:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
26 - 1A22 10:50 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s27 -  
28 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
29 -  
30 - To Doncaster Works - Light repair (due 29/10).
No shopping proposal - power units No.1 435 & No.2 404 were given light repairs, bogies No.1 9000-15
replaced by 9000-11 & No.2 9000-16 replaced by 9000-12 and boiler 1486/J2942 was given an
unclassified repair. The body was given a Light repair
.
31 - Doncaster Works.

November

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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.
1N21 08:34 Doncaster - Tyne Yard (test train).
1D21 12:37 Tyne Yard - Doncaster
.
9 - 1A28 13:50 Leeds - King's Cross.
s10 -  
11 - King's Cross Loco.
Locomotive found to have defective boiler.
12 -  
13 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to boiler not carried out due to lack of water pump motor - locomotive restricted to ETH only.
1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
14 -  
15 - 1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
16 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s17 - Finsbury Park TMD.
New water pump motor fitted to boiler.
18 - Finsbury Park TMD.
1Nxx King's Cross - Newcastle (suffered flashover on both main generators).
Gateshead TMD.
Repairs to minor flashover damage.
19 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
20 -  
21 - 1A40 20:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
22 -  
23 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  

December

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s1 -  
2 -  
3 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to main generator flashover damage.
4 - York TMD.
Locomotive stopped with main generator flashover damage - awaiting works attention.
5 -  
6 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
Traction motor contactor braids overheating and dropping out. Both main generators and all traction
motors flashed over - all traction motor contactors were cleaned and all flashover damage was repaired
.
7 - Doncaster Works.
s8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Released from Doncaster Works.
13 -  
14 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s15 -  
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Repairs to boiler water pump.
20 -  
21 -  
s22 -  
23 -  
24 - 1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1N18 15:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
25 -  
26 -  
27 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
28 -  
s29 -  
30 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees Tyne Pullman".
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
31 -  

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