55009 - 1978

55009 (1977).....55009 (1979)

January

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Deltic Diagrams

s1 - Doncaster Works (arrive 29.12.77).
2 - Doncaster Works.
3 - Released from Doncaster Works.
4 -  
5 -  
6 - 1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford, from Leeds.
1L69 22:04 Bradford - Leeds.
7 - 1S56 08:45 Leeds - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh (delay of 15 minutes at York due to defective oil pipe).
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
s8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 - 1S70 22:15 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, "The Night Aberdonian" from Finsbury Park to Grantham...
...(ex 55004 - failed Tallington, propelled by 31184).
12 -  
13 - 1P32 11:30 King's Cross - Cambridge (last of class to work a Cambridge Buffet Express).
1Bxx 13:30 Cambridge - King's Cross.
14 -  
s15 -  
16 - 1L20 14:10 King's Cross - Leeds (one engine only).
17 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Power units No.1 455 governor to change due to hunting badly & No.2 452 L/H/S oil radiator element to
renew and both load regulators leaking oil - all repairs were carried out and No.2 traction motor was
changed due to interpole to earth
.
18 - Doncaster Works.
19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
1A41 21:20 Bradford - King's Cross.
20 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
21 -  
s22 - 1N27 17:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
23 - 0B02 (noted Grantham).
Finsbury Park TMD.
24 -  
25 - 1A26 13:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
1L36 19:05 King's Cross - York.
26 -  
27 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
28 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
s29 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
30 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Flying Scotsman".
31 - 1S16 08:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".

February

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Deltic Diagrams

1 - 1A03 07:30 Leeds - King's Cross, "The Leeds Executive".
1S32 12:15 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" to Edinburgh. 
2 -  
3 -  
4 -  
s5 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
6 -  
7 - 1L33 17:04 King's Cross - Harrogate, from Leeds.
8 -  
9 -  
10 - 1A40 20:30 Newcastle - King's Cross (piloting 47413 at Grantham).
11 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh. P.Ref
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
s12 - 1S17 10:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
13 - 1E11 08:45 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, from Edinburgh.
14 - 1A04 07:20 Bradford - King's Cross, "The Bradford Executive".
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1A26 13:30 Leeds - King's Cross.
18 - KX fuelling dispute north-bound Deltic departures stepping back at York.
1A22 10:48 Newcastle - King's Cross.
1S66 21:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh (via Joint Lines, Stockton, Leamside & Carlisle).
s19 -  
20 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1E17 10:35 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Newcastle.
21 -  
22 -  
23 - 1S21 11:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
24 - 1N08 09:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, from Newcastle.
25 - 1E05 09:50 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
1N27 18:00 King's Cross - Newcastle. PIC
s26 -  
27 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
28 -  

March

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Deltic Diagrams

1 -  
2 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
3 - 1L00 01:15 King's Cross - Leeds.

1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
4 - 1N08 09:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1A40 21:00 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
s5 - 1N10 11:00 King's Cross - Newcastle.
6 - 1S12 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
1E20 15:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross
.
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 - 1S35 14:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
11 - 1N08 09:00 King’s Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1E13 13:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, from Newcastle.
s12 -  
13 - 1N14 11:45 King's Cross - Newcastle.
Gateshead TMD.
1A40 20:30 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
14 - 1E25 16:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross, "The Talisman".
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh, "The Talisman".
18 - 1L20 14:10 King’s Cross - Leeds.
s19 - Doncaster TMD.
Tyre turning.
20 -  
21 - 1E26 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
25 -  
s26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 traction motor armature to earth, traction motors No.1 & 6 isolated, No.2 primary cardan shaft to
renew and No.1 fan clutch slipping - No.1 traction motor was replaced No.2 primary cardan shaft
exchanged and all other repairs carried out
.
30 - Doncaster Works.
31 - Doncaster Works.

April

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Deltic Diagrams

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 (weigh house).
25 - Doncaster Works.
26 - Released from Doncaster Works.
27 - 1D62 03:56 Doncaster - Hull.
1A02 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive".
28 - Finsbury Park TMD.
29 - Finsbury Park TMD.
0D01 Finsbury Park - Doncaster.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair (officially 02/05).
No.1 bogie 9000-19 No.3 R/H/S axle to be examined due to side axle end bolts worked out - bogies No.1
9000-19 replaced by 9000-47 & No.2 9000-20 replaced by 9000-22 (both ex 55001), No.1 load regulator
had oil leaks rectified
.
s30 - Doncaster Works.

May

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Deltic Diagrams

1 - Doncaster Works.
2 - Released from Doncaster Works.
3 -  
4 - 1E17 10:35 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
5 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 09:50 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman".
1L34 18:04 King's Cross - Bradford.
6 - 1A14 09:04 Bradford - King's Cross.
s7 - 1S42 16:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
8 - New timetable period (HST service begins).
1S17 09:00 King's Cross -Edinburgh (late running).
Haymarket TMD.
1E25 17:55 Edinburgh - Leeds.
9 - 1A04 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive".
10 - 1E13 13:10 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
11 - 1S34 18:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
12 -  
13 -  
s14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 -  
18 -  
19 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
20 - 1S24 11:55 King's Cross - Aberdeen, "The Aberdonian" (noted Newark piloted by 40147).
s21 -  
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
25 - 1S66 20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
26 -  
27 -  
s28 -  
29 -  
30 - 1A10 08:40 Leeds - King's Cross.
31 -  

June

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1 -  
2 -  
3 - 1L09 12:45 King’s Cross - Bradford. PIC
s4 -  
5 -  
6 -  
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 - 1S11 07:30 Leeds - Edinburgh.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
s11 - 1L15 16:04 King’s Cross - York.
12 - 1L15 16:08 King’s Cross - York.
13 - 1A40 20:30 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
14 - 1L17 20:06 Doncaster - Leeds.
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
s18 - 1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
19 -  
20 - 1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
21 - 1L05 10:04 King's Cross - York. PIC
York TMD.
22 -  
23 -  
24 -  
s25 - 1A10 14:56 York - King’s Cross.
26 - 1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
27 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
28 -  
29 - 1E13 13:10 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
1S66 20:15 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
30 - Haymarket TMD.
1Exx Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1S34 18:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.

July

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1 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
s2 - 1S20 10:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
3 -  
4 -  
5 -  
6 - 1S16 08:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
7 - 1S28 13:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E40 19:30 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
8 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
s9 - 1S24 12:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh (vice HST).
10 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
11 -  
12 - 1N12 23:55 King's Cross - Newcastle.
13 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King's Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
14 -  
15 -  
s16 -  
17 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.2 power unit 452 leaking oil from a seal on the phasing case gearcase between 'AB' and 'CA' crankcase
and No.1 bogie 9000-47 had No.2 traction motor nose suspension pad adrift -  452 replaced by 406, all
other faults rectified
.

Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
18 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
19 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
20 - Doncaster Works (weigh house).
Released from Doncaster Works.
21 -  
22 - 1Sxx King's Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
Haymarket TMD.
1E17 15:10 Edinburgh - King’s Cross. PIC
s23 - 1A11 15:50 Leeds - King’s Cross (via Featherstone).
24 - Haymarket TMD.
1E40 19:30 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh.
25 - 1L18 18:09 King's Cross - York.
26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
s30 -  
31 -  

August

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1 -  
2 - 1S31 15:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to York (engine failure, assisted to York by 31155 - 47474 forward). PIC
York TMD.
3 -  
4 - 1A22 14:13 York - King's Cross.
(1L16 17:04 King's Cross - Harrogate).
5 -  
s6 - Diverted via Lincoln. PIC
7 -  
8 -  
9 -  
10 -  
11 -  
12 - Finsbury Park TMD - noted 18:00.
s13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 - 1N06 17:35 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
Gateshead TMD.
17 - Gateshead TMD.
1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
18 - 1L18 18:09 King's Cross - York.
1N12 23:55 King's Cross - Newcastle.
19 - 1E27 10:25 Aberdeen - King's Cross, from Edinburgh. PIC
s20 - Gateshead TMD.
1A15 16:40 Newcastle - King's Cross.
21 -  
22 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
23 - 1N06 17:35 King's Cross - Newcastle, "The Newcastle Executive".
24 -  
25 -  
26 - 1S17 09:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh. P.Ref
s27 -  
28 - King's Cross Loco.
1S28 13:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
29 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
30 -  
31 - 1A04 06:50 Hull - King's Cross, "The Hull Executive".

September

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1 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
2 - 1A11 08:20 Newcastle - King's Cross.
s3 -  
4 -  
5 - 1L15 16:08 King’s Cross - York.
1M41 21:50 York - Aberystwyth, to Stockport.
1E24 22:50 Shrewsbury - York, from Stockport (06/09)
.
6 - 1A40 20:30 Newcastle - King’s Cross.
7 -  
8 - 1xxx - King's Cross. PIC
1S34 18:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh. PIC
9 - Haymarket TMD.
1E05 09:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross (ex 55013 after failure at Waverley). PIC
s10 -  
11 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
12 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
13 - 1S21 10:55 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
14 -  
15 - 1S17 09:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
16 - 1L01 04:05 King's Cross - Leeds.
1A22 14:13 York - King’s Cross.
s17 - 1A06 12:05 York - King’s Cross. P.Ref
King's Cross Loco (noted 18:41).
18 -  
19 - Gateshead TMD.
20 -  
21 -  
22 -  
23 - Haymarket TMD.
s24 - Haymarket TMD.
Locomotive restricted to one power unit only.
1xxx 09:00 Edinburgh - Inverness, to Perth. PIC
0Gxx Perth - Haymarket.
PIC
Haymarket TMD.
25 -  
26 -  
27 -  
28 - 1D03 13:04 King’s Cross - Cleethorpes.
1A32 17:33 Cleethorpes - King’s Cross.
29 -  
30 -  

October

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s1 - 1L12 14:40 King's Cross - Harrogate.
2 - 1A40 20:30 Newcastle - King's Cross.
3 - King's Cross Loco (noted 09:00).
Finsbury Park TMD (noted 14:10).
4 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.1 power unit 455 breathing heavy, No.2 R/H/S axlebox cover robbed, No.1 end secondman's and No.2 end
driver's side windscreen wipers were defective and No.2 bogie 9000-22 had 'R4' axlebox cover and WWC
cover to secure with plain nuts and spring washers - 455 replaced by 446 all other faults rectified
.

Doncaster Works (outside 4 bay Crimpsalls).
TOPS: expect OK 04.01.79!
.
5 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
6 - Released from Doncaster Works.
7 - 1E01 07:05 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
1L13 15:45 King's Cross - Bradford.
s8 -  
9 -  
10 - 1E35 20:20 Edinburgh - King's Cross.
11 -  
12 -  
13 -  
14 -  
s15 -  
16 -  
17 - Doncaster TMD.
18 - To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
Fire damage to No.2 auxiliary generator and No.1 load regulator oil leak - No.2 auxiliary generator was
replaced and No.1 load regulator repaired
.

Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
19 - Released from Doncaster Works.
Doncaster TMD.
To Doncaster Works - Unclassified repair.
No.3 traction motor to earth due to oil spillage - No.3 traction motor replaced & oil leak from load regulator
cleared from traction motor ducting
.
20 - Doncaster Works.
21 - Released from Doncaster Works.
Doncaster TMD.
s22 - Doncaster TMD
23 - 1S28 13:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
24 -  
25 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
26 - 1L18 18:09 King's Cross - York.
27 -  
28 - 1S17 09:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh. P.Ref
s29 -  
30 - 1Axx Leeds - King's Cross. PIC
31 - 1A29 16:16 Newcastle - King’s Cross.

November

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1 -  
2 -  
3 - Finsbury Park TMD.
Destination blinds plated over.
4 - 1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
s5 -  
6 - 1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
7 - 1S21 10:55 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
8 - 1S34 18:00 King’s Cross - Edinburgh.
9 - 1S31 15:00 King’s Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
10 - 1A27 16:20 Harrogate - King's Cross.
1S72 22:30 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
11 - Haymarket TMD.
1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
s12 - 1S20 10:00 King's Cross - Aberdeen, to Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
13 -  
14 -  
15 -  
16 -  
17 - 1S14 08:00 Newcastle - Edinburgh.
Haymarket TMD.
1E14 10:40 Aberdeen - King’s Cross, "The Aberdonian" from Edinburgh.
18 - 1E21 17:00 Edinburgh - King’s Cross.
s19 -  
20 -  
21 -  
22 - Haymarket TMD.
23 - Haymarket TMD.
24 - Haymarket TMD.
25 - Haymarket TMD. P.Ref
Repairs.
s26 -  
27 -  
28 -  
29 -  
30 -  

December

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1 - To Doncaster Works - final Intermediate repair (due 23/11).
No.3 traction motor suspension bearing was defective (robbed at Haymarket) & No.2 boiler water tank
leaking - power units No.1 446 replaced by 436 & No.2 406 replaced by 433, bogies No.1 9000-47
replaced by 9000-35 & No.2 9000-22 replaced by 9000-36 and boiler 1496/J2952 replaced by
1494/J2950. Experiment DL/590 "Fitting of 'T' cab seats" also fitted. The locomotive mileage was
recorded as2,366,099 miles
.
2 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
s3 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
4 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
5 - Doncaster Works (4 bay Crimpsalls).
6 - Doncaster Works (yard).
7 - Doncaster Works (power units removed).
8 - Doncaster Works.
TOPS: expect OK 23:00 02.03.79
.
9 - Doncaster Works.
s10 - Doncaster Works.
11 - Doncaster Works (dismantling shop).
12 - Doncaster Works.
13 - Doncaster Works (on works bogies).
14 - Doncaster Works.
15 - Doncaster Works.
16 - Doncaster Works.
s17 - Doncaster Works.
18 - Doncaster Works (asbestos shop).
19 - Doncaster Works.
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.

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