20th 13th August 1978

British Rail
(Deltic to Skegness)

Loco Used 55015 'Tulyar'

Route :

Loco Route
55015 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Spalding - Sleaford (avoiding line?) - Lincoln Central
55015 Lincoln Central - Sleaford - Boston - Skegness
55015 Skegness - Boston - Sleaford - Ancaster - Barkston South Jn - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Errors in the railway press of the time gave this as having run on August 20th however various sources confirm this was in error with August 13th being the day this train ran (on 20th 55015 is anyway reported working 1L06 10.40 Kings Cross – Bradford).

Sources : Gary Thornton, 'Wobble Winter' & Clive Barlow

Photo Review

55015 'Tulyar', paused at Lincoln Central (photo: Clive Barlow)

55015 'Tulyar', paused at Sleaford (photo: 'Wobble Winter')

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