55005 - 1975

9005/55005 (1974).....55005 (1976)

January

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2 -  
3 - 1A16 09:52 Harrogate - King's Cross, "The Yorkshire Pullman".
1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
4 -  
s5 - 1S71.
6 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross (31128 piloting from Peterborough - still carries reporting codes).
7 - 1A32 17:00 Newcastle - King's Cross.
8 -  
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11 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s12 -  
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s19 -  
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24 - 1A02 06:45 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Pullman".
1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
25 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s26 -  
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28 -  
29 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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February

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1 -  
s2 -  
3 - 1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
4 -  
5 -  
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7 -  
8 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman" (with domino headcode blinds).
s9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
13 -  
14 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.4 traction motor burst, No.2 boiler water tank fractured, all traction motors to be changed, bogies
No.1 9000-25 & No.2 9000-26 had various brake cotters to reset, 'R4' sand trap to fit and 'R1' footstep
to secure - No.2 boiler water tank was repaired, only No.4 traction motor was replaced
.
15 - Released from Doncaster Works.
s16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1L13 11:25 King's Cross - Harrogate.
1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross.
22 -  
s23 -  
24 -  
25 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 428 'BC' crankcase fractured - 428 replaced by 422, the locomotive was also load tested
and graphed
.
26 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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
.
28 -  

March

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1 -  
s2 -  
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4 -  
5 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
6 -  
7 -  
8 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
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14 -  
15 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 458 high copper content in lubricating oil and coolant thermostat defective - 458 replaced
by 431, lubricating oil reservoirs and oil tank were cleaned out at No.1 end and No.2 boiler water tank was
removed, repaired and refitted
.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Released from Doncaster Works.
22 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.

1A28 15:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
s23 -  
24 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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s30 -  
31 -  

April

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1 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
1S66 20:20 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
2 - Haymarket TMD.
1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
3 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
4 -  
5 - 1L20 08:10 King's Cross - Leeds.
1A26 13:25 Leeds - King's Cross.
1S66 20:20 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s6 -  
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s13 -  
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17 -  
18 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
19 -  
s20 -  
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25 -  
26 - 1Lxx King's Cross - Leeds. PIC
1E21 10:25 Penzance - Bradford, "The Cornishman" from Leeds (ex 55020 after failure at Leeds)
.
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May

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s4 -  
5 - New timetable period.
6 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
7 -  
8 - 1E83 17:10 Edinburgh - Newcastle.
9 - 1E83 17:10 Edinburgh - Newcastle.
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s11 -  
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17 - 1N14 11:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s18 -  
19 - 1A40 20:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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June

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2 -  
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5 -  
6 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
7 - 1A22 10:47 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s8 -  
9 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
10 -  
11 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
12 -  
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14 -  
s15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
18 - 1E13 12:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
19 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S67 17:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
20 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
21 -  
s22 -  
23 -  
24 - 1E43 20:15 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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July

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1 -  
2 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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s6 -  
7 -  
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9 -  
10 - King's Cross Loco.
1S16 or 1N08.
11 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman". PIC
12 -  
s13 -  
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19 - 1S66 21:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s20 -  
21 -  
22 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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August

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7 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
8 -  
9 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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September

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5 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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s14 -  
15 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - 1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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s28 - Gateshead TMD.
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October

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s5 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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11 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 boiler water tank leaking very badly - this was repaired.
s12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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18 -  
s19 -  
20 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
21 -  
22 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 422 breathing heavily, Nop.1 load regulator leaking, various defects on bogies No.1
9000-25 & No.2 bogie 9000-26 including: 'L2' & 'R4' equalising beam stocks to secure; various brake
block cotters to adjust; No.4 traction motor nose suspension bracket set screw to renew; No.3 traction
motor safety stay to repair - 422 replaced by 413 all other defects were rectified
.
23 - Released from Doncaster Works.
24 -  
25 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
s26 -  
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November

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1 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
s2 -  
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s9 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
10 -  
11 -  
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13 -  
14 -  
15 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
s16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 - 1S67 17:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
21 -  
22 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
s23 -  
24 - 1A15 09:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 - York TMD. PIC
s30 -  

December

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1 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No shopping proposal - power unit No.1 431 replaced by 538.
2 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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5 -  
6 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
s7 -  
8 -  
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11 -  
12 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
13 -  
s14 -  
15 - 1A09 08:50 York - King's Cross.
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s21 -  
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23 -  
24 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh. 
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
s28 -  
29 -  
30 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No shopping proposal - power unit No.2 413 replaced by 424.
31 - Doncaster Works.

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