3087 - Photo:  Nigel Petre Collection.

D9003 "MELD" waits for departure at King's Cross on the 18th July 1961 with 1Z25 King's Cross - Leeds, a high speed test train prior to introduction of "West Riding" service...



3086 - Photo:  Nigel Petre Collection.

...Another view of D9003 "MELD" at King's Cross on the 18th July 1961 with the 1Z25 King's Cross - Leeds test run.

18/07/61 - 1Z25 King's Cross - Leeds (high speed test train prior to introduction of "West Riding") Deltic Locomotives of British Rail: front cover & Page 2.
18/07/61 - 1Z25 Leeds - King's Cross (high speed test train). Rail Portfolio No.3: Page 6.

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