55006 - 1975

9006/55006 (1974).....55006 (1976)

January

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3 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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6 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
7 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
8 - 3Exx Leeds - Bradford Forster Square, to Valley Road (parcels - class 31 forward).
0L01 Bradford Valley Road - Holbeck
.
Holbeck TMD.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 433 crankcase holed - 433 replaced by 421, No.1 end lubricating oil tank and radiators
removed, cleaned and refitted
.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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24 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
25 - 1E01 08:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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30 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
31 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
Haymarket TMD.
1E27 17:10 Edinburgh - Leeds, "The North Briton".

February

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1 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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10 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 418 coolant leaks - 418 replaced by 425.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Released from Doncaster Works.
14 -  
15 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
s16 -  
17 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive".
18 -  
19 -  
20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
22 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s23 -  
24 - 1A28 13:50 Leeds - King's Cross.
25 -  
26 -  
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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28 -  

March

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1 - 1L37 19:05 King's Cross - Bradford.
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5 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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15 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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18 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Flashover damage to all traction motors and No.1 main generator - No.1 power unit 421 had coolant leaks
rectified, No.1 main generator was replaced, flashover damage on No.2 main generator and all traction
motors (with the exception of No.3) was repaired, No.3 traction motor was replaced
.
19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Released from Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
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27 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
28 -  
29 - 1E05 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
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April

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5 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1A47 22:20 Newcastle - King's Cross (via Cambridge).
s6 -  
7 -  
8 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
9 -  
10 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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26 - 1A35 17:55 Bradford - King's Cross.
s27 -  
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29 - 1M41 21:50 York - Aberystwyth, to Stockport.
1E24 22:50 Shrewsbury - York, from Stockport (30/04)
.
30 - York TMD.
1S27 07:38 Plymouth - Edinburgh, from York.

May

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5 - New timetable period.
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9 - 1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross.
10 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
s11 - Holbeck TMD.
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17 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
s18 -  
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23 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
24 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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27 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
28 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds.
29 - 1A26 13:25 Leeds - King's Cross.
30 - 1A15 09:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Tees-Tyne Pullman".
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June

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9 - 1E21 14:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross. P.Ref
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16 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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30 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".

July

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1 -  
2 - 1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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5 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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9 - 1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
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19 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
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August

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1 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
2 - 1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh. P.Ref
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15 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.3 traction motor to renew and No.4 traction motor isolated - bogies No.1 9000-7 No.s 2 & 3 traction
motors were replaced and flash over damage cleaned up on No.1 traction motor & No.2 9000-8 had
flashover damage cleaned up on all three traction motors
.
16 - Doncaster Works.
s17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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27 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. PIC
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September

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1 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross. PIC
2 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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19 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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October

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8 - King's Cross Loco. PIC
Locomotive derailed on points
9 -  
10 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
11 -  
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15 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 425 No.6 'BC' crankshaft con rod and piston adrift and crankcase cover fractured - 425
replaced by 444
.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
s19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
20 -  
21 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
22 -  
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25 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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31 - 1L20 14:20 King's Cross - Leeds.

November

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1 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 421 dephased - 421 replaced by 424.
s2 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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s9 - 1E25 12:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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13 - 1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
14 -  
15 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
No.1 power unit 424 aerating - injector pockets were changed.
s16 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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s30 - Haymarket TMD.
1E25 12:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh
(fire at Edinburgh, fire brigade in attendance - 55013 fwd).
Haymarket TMD.

December

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3 - To Doncaster Works - Light repair (due 01/12).
No shopping proposal, however, the locomotive had been on fire at Edinburgh 30/11 - power units No.1
424 replaced by 437 & No.2 444 remained in situ, bogies No.1 9000-7 replaced by 9000-27 & No.2
9000-8 replaced by 9000-28 and boiler 1492/J2948 was given an Unclassified repair
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
s7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
s14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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24 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
25 -  
26 -  
27 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
s28 - 1A15 08:40 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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