55009 - 1976

55009 (1975).....55009 (1977)

January

Click for current timetable

1 - Doncaster Works (arrive 11.03.75).
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
s4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Doncaster Works.
6 - Doncaster Works.
7 - Doncaster Works.
8 - Doncaster Works.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
s11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
17 - Doncaster Works.
s18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Doncaster Works.
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.

February

Click for current timetable

s1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Doncaster Works.
5 - Released from Doncaster Works.
6 -  
7 -  
s8 -  
9 -  
10 - To Doncaster Works - Rectification.
No.1 end cab door would not remain closed (rollers and slides badly worn, locks and catches worn and door
frames distorted), No.2 cab doors to draught proof, all seat adjusters to ease and No.1 secondman's seat
catching on rear panel - all repairs were carried out
.
11 - Released from Doncaster Works.
12 -  
13 -  
14 - 1L05 08:10 King's Cross - Leeds.
s15 -  
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
s22 - 1N27 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle (via Cambridge).
23 -  
24 -  
25 - 1A29 14:35 Newcastle - King's Cross.
26 -  
27 -
28 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
s29 - Gateshead TMD.

March

Click for current timetable

1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
5 -  
6 -  
s7 - 1A17 10:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
s14 -  
15 - Finsbury Park TMD.
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
s21 -  
22 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 432 crankcase fractured - 432 replaced by 437.
23 - Released from Doncaster Works.
24 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
1L37 19:40 King's Cross - Leeds. 
25 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
26 - Haymarket TMD.
1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
1L37 19:40 King's Cross - Leeds.
27 - Official date of cessation of recorded fleet mileage - fleet mileage: 54,700,000, 55009: 1,982,649
s28 -  
29 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
30 - Finsbury Park TMD.
31 -  

April

Click for current timetable

1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
s4 -  
5 -  
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
s11 -  
12 -  
13 - 1S70 22:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Doncaster (engine failure - 47222 forward).
14 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 455 suspected broken bearing in phasing case - 455 replaced by 415. The accelerator air
pipe was fractured, this was repaired
.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Released from Doncaster Works.
0B02 Doncaster - Finsbury Park. PIC
Finsbury Park TMD.
17 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh. PIC
s18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
24 -  
s25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  

May

Click for current timetable

1 -  
s2 -  
3 - New timetable period.
4 -  
5 - Gateshead TMD. P.Ref
6 -  
7 -
8 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh, to Doncaster (engine failure - 47518 forward).
s9 -  
10 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 437 crankcase holed - 437 replaced by 433, No.2 end lubricating oil tanks and radiators
were removed for cleaning
.
11 - Doncaster Works.
12 - Released from Doncaster Works.
13 -  
14 - 1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
15 - Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
s16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
s23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
s30 -  
31 -  

June

Click for current timetable

1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
4 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
5 -  
s6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 - Report states: Noted Newark up light engine followed by down light engine (poss. test from Doncaster TMD).
12 -  
s13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman". P.Ref
17 -  
18 -  
19 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. PIC
s20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
s27 -  
28 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh, to York (engine failure - 40071 forward).
29 - York TMD.
Awaiting works.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 415 con rod and crankcase broken - 415 replaced by 436.
30 - Doncaster Works.

July

Click for current timetable

1 - Released from Doncaster Works.
2 - 1A02 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Pullman".
1L13 11:25 King's Cross - Harrogate.
1A31 16:50 Harrogate - King's Cross.
3 - 1E05 09:55 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
s4 - Gateshead TMD.
1A15 08:36 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1N27 17:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
5 -  
6 -  
7 - 1A26 13:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
s11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. PIC
s18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
s25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  
31 - 1S51 07:18 York - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E17 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.

August

Click for current timetable

s1 - 1A17 10:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
2 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 433 knocking and noisy (suspected piston breaking up) - 433 replaced by 435.
3 - Doncaster Works.
4 - Released from Doncaster Works.
5 -  
6 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford. 
7 - 1S21 11:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
13 -  
14 -  
s15 -  
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - 1E05 09:45 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
20 -  
21 -  
s22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 - 1E13 12:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s29 -  
30 -  
31 -  

September

Click for current timetable

1 -  
2 -  
3 - 1A04 07:20 Bradford - King's Cross, "The Bradford Executive".
1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
4 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E40 19:10 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
s5 -  
6 -  
7 -  
8 - 4L21 11:25 Newcastle - York.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No shopping proposal - No.1 power unit 436 replaced by 453.
9 - Doncaster Works.
10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works.
s12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works.
14 - Released from Doncaster Works.
15 - 1D00 08:30 King's Cross - Cleethorpes.
1A25 12:56 Cleethorpes - King's Cross
.
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
s19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
24 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1A45 23:10 Newcastle - King's Cross.
25 -  
s26 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh. P.Ref
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  

October

Click for current timetable

1 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross- Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Talisman".
2 - 1A22 10:48 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1xxx (down special).
s3 - Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
4 -  
5 - 1N18 15:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
s10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 - 1G51 07:51 Falkirk Grahamston - Edinburgh.
1E11 08:50 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
P.Ref
14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
s17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 - 1S17 10:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman". P.Ref
Haymarket TMD.
1E27 17:55 Edinburgh - Leeds.
23 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s24 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 - 1E22 11:36 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s31 -  

November

Click for current timetable

1 -  
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
5 -  
6 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1E13 12:40 Edinburgh - King's Cross, from Newcastle.
s7 - 1S32 12:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
s14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 -  
20 - Haymarket TMD.
s21 - 1S32 12:10 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh.
22 -  
23 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 453 high spectrographic analysis and breathing heavy - 453 replaced by 405, No.1 boiler
water tank had leaks repaired. Locomotive mileage recorded as 2,107,399
.
24 - Doncaster Works.
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Doncaster Works.
27 - Doncaster Works.
s28 - Released from Doncaster Works.
29 -  
30 -  

December

Click for current timetable

1 - 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
s5 -  
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
s12 - 1N14 15:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
18 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
s19 - 1S35 14:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1S67 17:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
24 - Haymarket TMD.
1E22 11:25 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
25 -  
s26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  
31 -  

55009 (1975).....55009 (1977)
1976.....HOME