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  During its west coast days DP1 "DELTIC" passes Camden with the "Merseyside Express" from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street.

Photo: Peter Groom.

  Original Class 23 'Baby Deltic' No. D5900 at Stratford Works, North London, on the 16th September 1961.

Photo: Keith Long.


Only two weeks old D9000 rests at Leith Central TMD during March 1961.

Photo: Michael Timms Collection.


Diesel Prototype 2 (DP2) awaits further work, possibly at Camden shed, during the early 1960's.

Photo: David Rogers.


D9009 "ALYCIDON" passes Grantham on the 16th August 1962 with the 1A35 10:00 Edinburgh - King's Cross, "The Flying Scotsman" service.

Photo: Cedric A. Clayson ( John Clayson).

  D9006 "THE FIFE & FORFAR YEOMANRY" waits at Leeds City station during 1968 with the 1E67 09:50 Harrogate - King's Cross "The Yorkshire Pullman".

Photo: Harry Brotherton (Nigel Cockburn collection).


55005 (D9005) "THE PRINCE OF WALES OWN REGIMENT OF YORKSHIRE" storms through Doncaster on the 22nd June 1976 with the 1S42 16:00 King's Cross - Edinburgh "The Talisman" service.

Photo: Steve Marshall (Globe Videos).
  55008 (D9008) "THE GREEN HOWARDS" at Doncaster during the early hours of Saturday 25th April 1981 whilst working the 1L22 23:00 King's Cross - Bradford.

Photo: Paul Bettany.

  55002 (D9002) "THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY" resides in Doncaster Works dismantling shop on 22nd October 1980, the locomotive would re-appear in two-tone green livery.

Photo & : Bob Peach.

  The last days of 55008 (D9008) "THE GREEN HOWARDS" are captured on film as the locomotive is reduced to scrap at Doncaster Works on the 21st August 1982. Other class-mates await a similar fate to the left.

Photo: Dave Higson.