D9000 - 1961

.....D9000 (1962).....

D9000 was tested for the first time at Vulcan Foundry on Friday 2nd December 1960 - this was a four-hour
continuous full load test
.

February

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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.
10 - Vulcan Foundry.
11 - Vulcan Foundry.
s12 - Vulcan Foundry.
13 - Vulcan Foundry.
14 - Vulcan Foundry.
15 - Vulcan Foundry.
16 - Vulcan Foundry.
17 - Vulcan Foundry.
18 - Vulcan Foundry.
s19 - Vulcan Foundry.
20 - Vulcan Foundry.
21 - Vulcan Foundry.
22 - Vulcan Foundry.
23 - Vulcan Foundry.
24 - Vulcan Foundry.
25 - Vulcan Foundry.
s26 - Vulcan Foundry.
27 - Vulcan Foundry.
28 - Vulcan Foundry. P.Ref
L/E Newton-le-Willows - Doncaster.
To Doncaster Works - acceptance trials.
Official date of acceptance to BR - allocated 64B Haymarket (contract date: 30.04.60)
.
Fitted with power units No.1 & No.2 unknown (though 413 was believed to be fitted), bogies No.1 1001 &
No.2 1002 and boiler 1494/J2950
. 
Collision with pilot engine - no significant damage
.

March

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
Path 1 trial Doncaster - Grantham (noted Newark 08:41).
Path 1 trial Grantham - Doncaster.
Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
s5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Released from Doncaster Works.
0B01 Doncaster - Finsbury Park.
Finsbury Park TMD. P.Ref
10 - Finsbury Park TMD.
0D01 Finsbury Park - Doncaster
(flashing headlight on test).
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s12 -  
13 - Path 2 trial Doncaster - Peterborough.
Path 2 trial Peterborough - Doncaster.
14 -  
15 - Doncaster - New Southgate (high speed test train - 14 coach load).
New Southgate - Doncaster.
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s19 -  
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22 - L/E Doncaster - Leith.
Leith TMD.
PIC
Crew training - operating from Leith TMD due to Haymarket still being rebuilt
.
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28 - Haymarket TMD. PIC
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April

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14 - L/E Edinburgh - Newcastle (crew training).
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22 - Acceptance trial (Newark 16:49 down - load 14)
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May

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12 - Leith Central.
Crew training
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June

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s11 -  
12 - New timetable period
1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman" (with headboard).
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21 - 0xxx (Haymarket) - Newton-Le-Willows (noted Preston 13:40)
22 - To Vulcan Foundry - unrecorded classification.
Power unit 413 removed - it is unrecorded as to which engine was fitted, however, the next recorded units
were No.1 456 & No.2 457
.

The official works files had this visit credited to Doncaster Works (on 22/06) with no recorded release date.
The light engine moves for 21.06.61 & 05.07.61 now suggest this works visit took place at Vulcan Foundry
.

23 - Vulcan Foundry.
24 - Vulcan Foundry.
s25 - Vulcan Foundry.
26 - Vulcan Foundry.
27 - Vulcan Foundry.
28 - Vulcan Foundry.
29 - Vulcan Foundry.
30 - Vulcan Foundry.

July

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1 - Vulcan Foundry.
s2 - Vulcan Foundry.
3 - Vulcan Foundry.
4 - Vulcan Foundry.
5 - Released from Vulcan Foundry.
0xxx Newton-Le-Willows - (Haymarket) (noted Leyland).
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17 - 1A23 08:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman". PIC P.Ref
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27 - Noted Waverley 11:00.
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August

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8 - *1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
*Note: Possibly via via Galashiels, St.Boswells, Kelso and Coldstream to Tweedmouth due to Landslide on ECML
Preceding 1A33 with A4 60014 was routed this way and 1A35 followed it into King's Cross
.
9 - 0xxx - Doncaster. PIC
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 & 2 exhaust collector tanks fractured - these were replaced.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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14 - Haymarket TMD.
1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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18 - 1A23 08:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
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September

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s10 - 1A35 (10:55) Edinburgh - King's Cross. 
11 - New timetable period
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22 - 1A16 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman" (with headboard). P.Ref
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October

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25 - 1E02 07:05 Bradford - King's Cross, "The West Riding".
1A46 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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November

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3 - 1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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8 - 1A23 08:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
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20 - 1A16 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
21 - 1A16 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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27 - 1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
28 - 1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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December

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8 - 1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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