55007 - 1975

9007/55007 (1974).....55007 (1976)

January

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9 - 1A07 07:20 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
10 - 1E40 19:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh...
... (collision with 47255 on 1S77 23:15 KX-Aberdeen at York - no damage to 55007).
11 - 5Zxx 23:20 King's Cross - Didcot.
s12 - On loan to Western Region for 'dipped rail joint tests' (permission to run L/E at 100 mph).
5Zxx Didcot - Twyford.
5Zxx Twyford - Paddington.
5Zxx 06:30 Paddington - Didcot.
5Zxx 10:15 Didcot - (Willesden).
Willesden TMD.
(Willesden - King's Cross)
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18 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Power units No.1 423 con rod through 'BC' crankcase & No.2 457 repeatedly cutting out (reported low
oil pressure at idling speed and leaking coolant) suspected defective liner - 423 replaced by 440 & 457
replaced by 449, No.1 boiler water tank was repaired and No.1 end lubricating oil tank and radiators
were cleaned
.
s19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
s26 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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February

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8 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
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13 - 1E11 08:55 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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20 - 24 hour industrial action beginning 06:00 (signalmen strike).
21 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 440 'BC' crankcase fractured - 440 replaced by 411.
22 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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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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5 - 1A27 14:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
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18 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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22 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
s23 - 1A16 10:15 Bradford - King's Cross (via Featherstone).
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April

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1 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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5 - 1A11 08:25 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
s6 - 1A16 10:15 Bradford - King's Cross (via Featherstone & Cambridge).
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8 - 1A10 09:00 Hull - King's Cross.
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10 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 411 10" fracture in crankcase - 411 replaced by 405, No.1 end lubricating oil tanks
and radiators were cleaned and the No.2 primary cardan shaft was replaced
.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
s13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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21 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 bogie 9000-23 No.2 axle hot & bolts missing from No.2 traction motor suspension tube - No.2
wheelset was replaced
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22 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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May

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2 - 1N25 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees Tyne Pullman".
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5 - New timetable period.
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23 - 1A20 11:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
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26 - 1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross.
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28 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
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June

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13 - 1L16 13:10 King's Cross - Bradford, to Leeds.
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19 - 1L22 15:55 King's Cross - Leeds, "The Leeds Executive"
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s29 - King's Cross Loco.
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July

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4 - Kings Cross Loco (AM).
1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh.
1E39 22:30 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Night Capitals".
5 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
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10 - 1N25 16:30 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Tees Tyne Pullman".
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16 - 1E01 07:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
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s20 - 1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. P.Ref
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August

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6 - 1A07 07:25 Newcastle - King's Cross, "The Newcastle Executive".
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8 - 1A26 13:25 Leeds - King's Cross.
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15 - 1S67 17:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh (assisted by class 25 from Abbeyhill Jn.).
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19 - To Doncaster Works - Intermediate repair (due 18/08).
No.2 power unit 449 high spectrographic analysis, speedometer fluctuating between 80 and 100 mph and
all brake blocks flanging badly - power units No.1 405 removed in favour of 55002 and replaced by 438 &
No.2 449 replaced by 448, bogies No.1 9000-23 replaced by 9000-47 & No.2 9000-30 replaced by 9000-22
and boiler 5095/J3246 replaced by 1494/J2950. The body was given an Intermediate repair and all other
defects rectified
.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
s24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works.
s31 - Doncaster Works.

September

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
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 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
s21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
s28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works.

October

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
s5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
s12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works.
s19 - Doncaster Works.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Doncaster Works.
22 - Doncaster Works.
23 - Doncaster Works.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
s26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
28 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

November

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1 - Doncaster Works.
s2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
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 - Doncaster Works.
29 - Doncaster Works.
s30 - Doncaster Works.

December

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1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Released from Doncaster Works.
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6 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
s7 - 1S33 13:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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13 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The The Talisman" from Newcastle (31 down).
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24 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1Exx Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle (additional - ex 55004).
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27 - 1E13 12:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s28 - 1E25 12:20 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
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30 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
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