Waiting for a three pronged attack on the ECML on the 22nd May
1979 are (from left to right) 55009 (D9009) "ALYCIDON"
with the 1D08 19:35 to Hull, 55010 (D9010) "THE
KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERER" with the 1S60 20:00 King's
Cross - Aberdeen and 55014 (D9014) "THE DUKE OF
WELLINGTONS REGIMENT" awaiting departure with the 1S66
20:15 King's Cross - Edinburgh.
Twenty years later (to the day) 55009 as D9009 "ALYCIDON" would depart King's Cross again on its return to the mainline as a Deltic Preservation Society owned locomotive.