55013 'The Black Watch' at Liverpool Lime St on 15th Nov 1980. (Tony Kirkham)

55013 'The Black Watch' at Liverpool Lime St on Nov (Tony Kirkham)

55013 'The Black Watch', indeed looking rather black, at Hull Paragon station with 1A18 12:34 Hull - King's Cross on 9th January 1981.

55013 'The Black Watch', indeed looking rather black, at Hull Paragon station…

55016 at Grantham with 1A08 08:07 York - King's Cross service, unfortunately at Peterborough, the next booked stop, No.16 developed an exhaust fire and had to receive attention from the fire brigade...

55016 at Grantham with York - King's Cross service, unfortunately at Peterborough, the next booked stop, developed an exhaust fire and had to receive attention from the fire brigade.

Finsbury Park on 20th April 1981, including 55016 'Gordon Highlander', 08557, 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' and 31189.

Finsbury Park on April including 55016 'Gordon Highlander', 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' and

York reverberates to the sound of Napier engines as 55022 "Royal Scots Grey" brings the empty stock for a King's Cross working through the station in May 1980.

York reverberates to the sound of Napier engines as Deltic no. 55022 "Royal Scots Grey" brings the empty stock for a King's Cross working through the station in May

55019 (D9019) "ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIER" at the Deltic farewell open day at Doncaster Works on the 27th February 1982. 55019 was bought for preservation by the Deltic Preservation Society and departed Doncaster Works on the 20th August 1982.

55019 "ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIER" at the Deltic farewell open day at Doncaster Works on the February 55019 was bought for preservation by the Deltic Preservation Society and departed Doncaster Works on the August

Leading a trio of withdrawn locomotives 55018 (D9018) "BALLYMOSS" stands at Doncaster Works on the 29th November 1981, also seen are 55005 (D9005) "THE PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN REGIMENT OF YORKSHIRE" (withdrawn 08.02.81) and on the right of the picture 55011 (D9011) "ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS" (withdrawn 08.11.81). 55018 was cut up at Doncaster during January 1982.

Leading a trio of withdrawn locomotives 55018 (D9018) "BALLYMOSS" stands at Doncaster Works on the 29th November 1981, also seen are 55005 (D9005) "THE PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN REGIMENT OF YORKSHIRE" (withdrawn 08.02.81) and on the right of the picture 55011 (D9011) "ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS" (withdrawn 08.11.81). 55018 was cut up at Doncaster during January 1982.

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