The 'Deltics' in their final years of East Coast service and the new routes such as Liverpool and Hull. In addition we look at the farewell specials, culminating in the end of an era on the 2nd January, 1982, when thousands turned out to witness the final run.
The programme comprises:
1979, The Story So Far
White Cabs appear
the end for Nimbus & St Paddy
55018 to Liverpool
55022 on 'Deltic Pioneer'
55016 at Barrow Hill Open Day
Deltic Diversions at Ely, Lincoln, Knottingley
55 011 at Cambridge & 55010 at Sincil Bank
the Hull & Cleethorpes services including 55002 at Collingham
55013 & 55015 Rainhill repaints
55022 green repaint & ceremony at NRM
last week of 'Hull Executive'
55010 on parcels
55003 on 'Northumbrian Ltd'
55002 on 'North Britain'
55002, 7 & 9 on Nene Valley tours
55021 on Oban runs
55002 on 'Celtic Deltic'
55015 on 'Wessex Deltic', 'Deltic Salute' & the 'Hadrian Flyer'
55009 on 'Deltic Cumbrian'
55016 on the 'Devonian'
55022 on the 'Venturer'
55009 on 'Deltic Broadsman' at Norwich.
55009 & 55022 at Liverpool
the end of the whitecabs
the 'Deltic Farewell'
plus all 22 'Deltics' in action on the ECML.