87022 “Cock O’ the North” -Sample workings, gen and phots

110474 87022 added to BR fleet as a WN loco

010874 0745 Euston - Glasgow C

290875 1030 Inverness - Euston “Clansman”

190976 1320 Holyhead - Euston

300678-Named “Cock O’ The North” at WN 

180978 0710 Glasgow - Euston

080579 1655 Euston - Manchester

040780 1118 Birmingham - Euston

100282 1440 Euston - Wolves

300583 1400 Euston - Carlisle 300583

020384 1G06 - 0635 Euston - Birmingham/Liverpool  (via Nor)

1G06 was a full loco hauled rake with booked stops in 1984 at Watford, Hemel, Leighton, M.Keynes, Northampton, Long Buckby et al!)

19018587022r.jpg 87022 on an up “Inter City” at a wintry Old Linslade, 190185

230585 0835 Euston - Blackpool

250587 1055 Stranraer - Euston

130488 0735 Manchester - Euston

180689 1A04 0045 Holyhead - Euston -Booked 1A04 drag by 31242 Bletchley - Euston sig 64

010190 1055 Lancaster - Euston

011193 0522 Manchester - Euston-87022 fails in Weedon area, 31548 assists to Euston 011193

170894 - 1S25 2130 Euston - Inverness (to Carstairs, 37683/5 fwd)

7/98 nameplates removed, renamed “Lew Adams, The Black Prince” 021098 at Preston Station. (Lew, by then, was a former ASLEF general secretary)

081194 1400 Euston - Manchester

141095870221519wer.jpg 87022 screams out of Milton Keynes after calling with the 1519 Wolves - Euston, 141095

071098 1719 Wolves - Euston

090401 1833 Euston - Carlisle

25100187022r.jpg 87022 at Ledburn Jn (as it then was) on a down afternoon Manchester service, 251001

280102 0723 Liverpool - Euston, fail Carpenders Pk, 86207 assist forward to Euston

020402 1655 Euston - Manchester, fail Brinklow, 47776 forward

040702 0545 Liverpool - Euston

100904 - 1A85 1719 Wolves - Euston 100904 -1A85 reported as 87022’s last service train working.

120705 - 87022 drags 87006/028/029/030 Wembley-Oxley (for storage)

12070587022n006n028n029n030r.jpg “Red Cow’s” image of 87022 hauling 87006/87028/87029 and 87030 from WN to Oxley at Leighton on 120705

5/06 renamed “Cock O’The North” again at WN depot

20070687022ar.jpg Very Rare!, an 87 on liners after a 10 year gap, 87022 as detailed below on 200706

200706 4L22 Hams Hall-Felixstowe 4L22 liner worked by 87022 Northampton-Ipswich after earlier 66 failure, 87022’s biggest ever UK working perhaps?

26070687022r.jpg Top headboard for 87022 with S96 unit drag at Leighton on 260706

060806 Rtn Edinburgh - Kings X (via ECML) “Tattoex”

010707 87022 with 87028 4Z77 Wembley - Doncaster new GBRf coal wagon delivery run -via ECML

211207 1S96 1637 Wembley PRDC - Shieldmuir unit drag Very last S96 “mails” of many hauled by 87022

291207 87022 farewell to class 87 tour caped due defective stock.

29120787022tourr.jpg A farce that still leaves a certain personal bitterness to the modern railway, 87022 makes what proved an abortive attempt to sort out some of the stock issues of the “farewell tour” by moving it on a circular “emcars” move from Oxley via Soho on a frustrating Wolverhampton morning, December 29th 2007

020108 dragged Oxley-WM via Banbury by 37038 due WCML blockades, then off lease.

080608 Long Marston “paintshop”

111008 Exported to Bulgaria for freight use with “BZK”

08051187022r.jpg 87022 and class mates stabled at Pirdop, Bulgaria between freight turns on 080511. Thanks to “Red Cow” for the phot.

021213 rescues a failed “Skoda” on Train IC8636 2312 (01/12) Varna-Plovdiv passenger service

Link to 87022's 2013 passenger turn gen

Postcript, 221213-87022 suffers what initially looked like a fatal fire whilst working In Bulgaria on 21/221213....grim you tube link below http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q07CjDCLDo

87022 on fire

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