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ALBERT GILMOUR STORY
'The Albert Gilmour Memorial Charter'
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Our tour loco from Linlithgow to Newcastle, and from Newcastle back to Edinburgh. DB Cargo Class 67 No. 67020 put in two superb performances, and is seen here at Waverley awaiting departure south. Image from Jake Thorpe.
Another shot of our train at Edinburgh Waverley. Image from Phil Desmond.
DB Cargo Class 67 No. 67020 caught after arrival into Newcastle, and awaits uncoupling ready for the Deltic to arrive. Image from Colin Cheyne.
Our stunning tour loco... the magnificent Class 55 Deltic No. D9009 'ALYCIDON' is resting at Tyne Yard on the Friday evening, ready for her run to King's Cross the following morning. Image from Marcus Gilmour.
05:55hrs on the Saturday morning, and the Deltic is ready to depart Tyne Yard. Image from Marcus Gilmour.
D9009 'ALYCIDON' running off the KEB and into the view of her adoring admirers. Image from Alastair Smith.
D9009 'ALYCIDON' entering Newcastle's platform 2. Image from Colin Cheyne.
Newcastle Central's magnificent roof is evident in this image as our charter to King's Cross waits time. Image from Tim Rogers.
D9009 'ALYCIDON' once again blankets Tyneside with the familiar Napier exhaust. Image from Craig Allan.
Caught at high speed approaching Chester-Le-Street on the southbound run. Image from Brian Sherrington.
Caught passing through Ferryhill. Image from Jerry Glover.
Our charter made for a fine sight passing Ferryhill. Image from Jerry Glover.
Our train entering York.... this could have been in the 1960's or 70's.... Image from David Booth.
Our charter approaches Doncaster. Image from Mark Hodgson.
Unfortunately, we were routed on the slow line in the Hitchin area. Image from Mark Beal.
Number 9 at the blocks. Image from Brian Grey.
Proudly displaying our tour headboard and period headcode, D9009 'ALYCIDON' at King's Cross, after a fast run from Newcastle. Image from Marcus Gilmour.
A superb panaramic shot of our train in platform 1 at King's Cross. Image from David Booth.
The unsung hero of the day! Class 66 No. 66127 has just arrived back into Kiung's Cross from Ferme Park, and is ready to be uncoupled. The Deltic is on the north end of the train. Image from Colin Cheyne.
D9009's starts up No.1 engine at King's Cross, ready for the home run to Newcastle. Image from David Booth.
On the retuen leg to Waverley, the train makes for a fantastic sight at Biggleswade. Image from Mark Beal.
Yorkshire showers.... beautifully caught passing Arksey, just north of Doncaster on the return. Image from Brian Hall.
The only way to travel behind a Deltic hauled train. Image from Mark Hodgson.
D9009' ALYCIDON' enjoys the evening sun on the interesting diversion we took via Sherburn. Image from Warren Armstrong.
Powering towards Colton junction, we were greeted by another army of delighted photographers positioned on the bridge, so more waves and toots. Image from Robin Patrick.
After the showers, the evening light was perfect to catch our train passing Birtley. Image from Brian Sherrington.
Arrival back at Newcastle after a storming run from King's Cross, showing a reluctant me posing with our Deltic, in a rather unflattering pose. Image from Phil Desmond.
With the Deltic now en route to Tyne Yard, and the Class 67 tied onto the train, departure time will follow shortly. Image from Phil Desmond.
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