The 8th June 1977, the Queen's official birthday, saw the 1977 Silver Jubilee celebrations begin with a bank holiday, complete with street parties and various social gatherings, in honour of Queen Elizabeth the Second's 25th year as reigning monarch. British Rail gave the title "The Silver Jubilee" to their 1S12 07:45 King's Cross-Edinburgh and 1E20 15:20 Edinburgh-King's Cross services and 55012 (D9012) "CREPELLO" had the honour of hauling the inaugural titled service from King's Cross on the morning of Wednesday 8th June. 55022 (D9000) "ROYAL SCOTS GREY" was entrusted with the return service and is seen with a regimental send of from Edinburgh...
...55022 (D9000) "ROYAL SCOTS GREY" is seen on Wednesday 8th June as it passes Barkston Junction, north of Grantham, with the 1E20 15:20 Edinburgh-King's Cross "The Silver Jubilee"service, complete with headboard. The service remained titled up until the end of the year, however, the use of a headboard lasted only until the end of the summer.