55004 - 1975

9004/55004 (1974).....55004 (1976)

January

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2 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
3 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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s5 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
6 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
7 - 1N18 15:00 King's Cross -Newcastle.
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10 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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15 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman" from Doncaster (ex 47533).
16 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
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23 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh (assisted by 46037 (from)).
24 - 1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
25 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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27 - 1A43 Edinburgh - Aberdeen.
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29 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 412 con rod through crankcase - 412 replaced by 424. No.2 boiler water tank was
repaired
.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Released from Doncaster Works.

February

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1 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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12 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
13 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
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17 - 0B01 (with 47551 - noted Arlesey 12:13).

To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 main generator armature banding burst - No.1 main generator was given a three-month repair and
No.2 main generator was replaced. No.1 bogie 9000-31 No.1 traction motor nose suspension pads was
welded. No.2 bogie 9000-32 No.6 traction motor was changed and flashover damage was cleaned up.
No.2 boiler water tank was repaired
.
18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 -  
22 - 1L05 08:10 King's Cross - Leeds.
1A26 13:35 Leeds - King's Cross.
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27 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
Two train operation between Doncaster & Peterborough locomotives used 40057 & 55015
...
up trains 2B30 & down 2D30
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March

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15 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
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17 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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24 - 1xxx  - King's Cross. PIC
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27 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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April

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5 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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8 - Report states: Noted Peterborough 12:35 down service.
1L13 11:25 KX-Harrogate due 12:22.
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s20 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, (via Knottingley).
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22 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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29 - 1L20 14:20 King's Cross - Leeds.
30 - 1A15 09:12 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".

May

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1 - Peterborough TMD (noted 16:30).
2 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 right hand side axle bearing hot - No.2 wheelset replaced and tyres turned.
3 - Doncaster Works.
s4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - New timetable period.
(Released from Doncaster Works) - official release date: 15.05.75.
6 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman" (NR).
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19 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 424 suspect fractured liner - power units No.1 426 removed in favour of 55013 and
replaced by 406 (ex 55008) & No.2 424 replaced by 441 (ex 55001)
.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
s25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

June

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s1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
s8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
s15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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19 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian".
20 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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23 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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July

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5 - 1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross. PIC
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7 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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August

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6 - 1L13 11:25 King's Cross - Harrogate.
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14 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, from Newcastle to Edinburgh (ex 55019).
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September

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4 - (1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross).
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6 - (1A11 08:30 Newcastle - King's Cross).
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8 - 1E83 17:10 Edinburgh - Newcastle.
9 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 406 dephased - 406 replaced by 451 (ex 55015). The locomotive was lifted for repairs to
swing link pins and studs
.
10 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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13 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
s14 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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23 - 1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross. P.Ref
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26 - 1E27 16:15 Dundee - Leeds, from Edinburgh.
27 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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October

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1 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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14 - 1N25 16:30 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
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24 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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29 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
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November

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8 - To Doncaster Works - Light repair (due 07/11).
No shopping proposal - power units No.1 451 replaced by 454 (ex 55003) & No.2 441 replaced by 416
(ex 55011), bogies No.1 9000-31 replaced by 9000-3 & No.2 9000-32 replaced by 9000-4 and boiler
5090J3241 given an unclassified repair
. Cab interiors and nose ends were repainted.
s9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
s16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
s23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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December

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1 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Boiler 5090/J34241 burner motor inoperative and No.1 power unit 454 'breathing' badly - boiler motor
had contactor coil replaced. The locomotive was load bank checked with no faults found on power unit
.
Released from Doncaster Works.
2 - Finsbury Park TMD.
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5 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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11 - 1E17 10:30 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh. PIC
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24 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1Exx Edinburgh - King's Cross, to Newcastle (55007 forward).
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27 - 1E17 10:30 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
s28 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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30 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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