• Posts Tagged ‘55022’

    Deltic hired by GBRf

    by  • April 18, 2013 • News

    55022 Royal Scots Grey

    TweetDeltic 55022 will once again work on the mainline for GB Railfreight, the locomotive’s owners have now confirmed. Royal Scots Grey will leave its base at the East Lancashire Railway tomorrow (Wednesday 24th April) and head to Glasgow where it will based for duties hauling electric multiple units and translator coaches. Beaver Sports, owner...

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    Deltics head up ELR diesel weekend

    by  • January 31, 2012 • News

    TweetTwo Deltics will be among the locomotives lining up for the East Lancashire Railway’s diesel event in March. 55022 Royal Scots Grey and D9016 Gordon Highlander headline the English Electric dominated event. 50015 Valiant, Class 40 D335, a pair of 37s (37109 and 37901) and class 20 20087 are the other English Electric representatives...

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    55022 and D335 confirmed for Mid Norfolk diesel gala

    by  • January 23, 2012 • News

    TweetDeltic Class 55022 has been confirmed as a visitor to the Mid Norfolk Railway’s annual diesel gala. Royal Scots Grey will be one of the star attractions at the event which will run from Friday March 30th to Sunday April 1st. The Deltic will haul another confirmed attendee Class 40 D335 from the East...

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    Top Five Lickey Incline videos: No.2 55022 beasts the Lickey

    by  • December 29, 2011 • Video

    TweetWhat a noise from 55022 as it makes short work of the Lickey on a railtour earlier this year. It’s at number two in RailwaysToday’s top five Lickey incline videos. Top Five Lickey Incline videos: >>No.1 Maybach mayhem from D1015 Top Five Lickey Incline videos: << No.3 37717 on banking duties Royal Scots Grey...

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    Royal Scots Grey heads SRPS tour to Lincoln

    by  • December 2, 2011 • News

    TweetDeltic 55022 has been rounding off a busy year of mainline action with another appearance on the East Coast Mainline today. Royal Scots Grey led the Scottish Rail Preservation Society’s Christmas Cracker rail tour from Linlithgow to Lincoln via Edinburgh, Newcastle and York. This first video sees the Deltic approaching Durham sidings (Graeme Watson)....

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    55022 leads Scotsman tour on ECML

    by  • November 29, 2011 • News

    55022 hammers past Durham on The Scotsman railtour

    TweetDeltic 55022 was back on the mainline again today as it led The Scotsman tour to Edinburgh. Royal Scots Grey left Worcester Shrub Hill in the early hours of the morning with West Coast Railways’ Class 57 57601. The Spitfire Railtours excursion ran through the Midlands before returning to the Deltic’s old stomping ground...

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    Deltic back on Alcan tanks

    by  • September 22, 2011 • News

    TweetDeltic 55022 is back in the north-east for a further stint working the Alcan tanks. Royal Scots Grey has again been hired by GB Railfreight for the working between North Blyth and Lynemouth. 55022 was initially hired for this working back in April when news of the veteran locomotive’s return to the mainline was...

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    Deltic works Alcan tanks to Scotland

    by  • June 1, 2011 • News

    TweetWhat an awesome pair of videos. If you like Deltics, you will absolutely love these videos of 55022 in action on the the 6E45 Fort William-North Blyth. The locomotive worked the service as far as Mossend for GB Railfreight on Monday May 30th, the same day as it’s appearance on BBC Breakfast. The videos...

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    Deltic Blyth videos

    by  • May 5, 2011 • Video

    TweetSuch has been the interest in Deltic 55022’s stint working on the Alcan tanks between North Blyth and Lynemouth that some more great videos have appeared on YouTube and are worth sharing with you. There’s a “feature” length one to start and two shorter ones to follow. The stir its created is there for...

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