Yorkshire 40's,  June 77

 

yorkshirerangerpiecer.jpg A top ticket! No time restrictions either

 

 

My  first ever "Yorkshire Ranger" rover ticket was experienced in late June 77. The main aim was 40 haulage but also spotting these fine locos as time allowed. Desperate overnights meant i was dog tired and in dire need of a bath once back home in Bedfordshire!.

The sharpest memory is on the last day of the rover, Doncaster in the half light around  0330 and 40006 and 40194 passing on a lengthy freight. A few days earlier  leaping off 40084 on the Halifax/Huddersfield - Kings X portion at Wakefield Kirkgate.   The following 40's produced in a 0940-1220 short spell here

40046/08042eg, 40149cs, 40193fr,, 40084l, 40124cs,, 40030l, 40046l,, 40002cs, 40035cm, 40149 fr, 40193fr.

In all 62 class 40's were viewed in service.

The 12 class 40 haulages experienced were all memorable too.!

 

Class 40 sightings list, June 17th -23rd 1977

 

40002 HM Wakefield Kirkgate - coal 220677

40006 LO Doncaster -freight (paired with 40194)  230677,  (also viewed 180677)

40007 HM York - car train 190677 (also viewed 170677, 180677 and 220677)

40009 KM Newcastle - cement  210677 

40023 LO Newcastle - cement 210677 (also viewed 220677)

40028 LO 2D95 0833 Cleethorpes - Doncaster  230677

40029 LO 1M85 1605 Nottingham-Carlisle (hauled Leeds - Skipton) 200677

40030 LO Wakefield Kirkgate - light engine 220677

40031 LO York depot 210677

40035 LO  1N60 0846 Filey HC - Newcastle (hauled York - Darlington) 180677  (also viewed 170677 and 220677)

40040 HM York Holgate -freight 200677

40044 LO 1M44 1810 Newcastle-Liverpool (hauled York - Leeds) 190677

40046 HM Wakefield Kirkgate - engineers (with 08042) 220677

40047 YK Thirsk - freight 180677

40048  HA 1A45 2255 Newcastle - Kings X  210677

40049 YK 1N44 0940 Yarmouth-Newcastle (hauled York - Darlington) 180677 (also viewed 210677)

40050 YK 1N42 2353 (20/06) Kings X-Newcastle (hauled Doncaster - Darlington) 210677 ( also viewed 180677)

40052 YK Leeds - parcels 220677

40054 YK Doncaster - car train 230677 (also viewed 200677)                

40056 YK 1M41 2150 York-Shrewsbury (hauled York - Leeds) 200677 (also viewed 2106 and 220677)

40057 YK York station 210677

40058 YK Tyne yard - parcels 210677

40059 YK York depot 170677 (also viewed 1806 and 200677)

40065 HA 1S37 0930 Doncaster-Edinburgh (hauled Doncaster - York) 190677

40068 GD Doncaster - freight 220677

40069 GD HM Leeds - car train 210677(also viewed 1706 and 180677)

40070 HM Darlington - oils 220677 (also viewed 170677)

40071 GD Doncaster freight 170677, (also viewed 1806 and 220677)

40072 HA Stockton -freight 210677 (also viewed 180677)

40074 GD Tyne Yard 210677

40075 YK 1M85 1605 Nottingham-Carlisle (hauled Leeds - Skipton) 170677 (also viewed 230677)

40078 YK 1M41 2150 York - Shrewsbury (hauled York - Leeds)  220677 (also viewed 180677 and 210677)

40084 YK 0840 Halifax/Huddersfield - Kings X (hauled Huddersfield - Wakefield K) (Portion for  1A15) 220677

40085 GD  Doncaster (green livery?) 200677

40086 GD York depot  180677

40092 HM York - parcels 210677

40099 KM Newcastle - light engine 210677

40108 LO Doncaster - parcels 210677

40109 LO Doncaster - parcels 180677

40112 LO York depot 220677

40116 LO York station 170677 (also viewed 210677)

40124 HM Leeds Station 200677 (also viewed 220677)

40125 SP York station -parcels 200677

40137 KM 1E34 0910 Blackpool-Newcastle (hauled York - Darlington) 180677

40138 KM Bingley - cements 170677

40145 GD York Station 200677 (also viewed 230677)

40146 HM Newcastle - ballast 210677

40147 HM York station - parcels 190677

40149 HM Wakefield Kirkgate - coal 220677

40150 GD 1E13 1800 Manchester-Newcastle ( hauled Leeds - York) 190677 (also viewed 180677 and 200677)

40151 GD York station 220677

40152 GD York depot 190677 (also viewed 200677)

40156 HM Healy Mills 220677

40169 HM York station - light 190677

40171 SP Leeds station light engine 190677

40172 SP Eaglescliffe - diverted parcels 210677 (also viewed 190677 and 200677)

40176 HM Doncaster - parcels 210677

40180 SP York depot 170677

40184 HA Thornaby depot 200677

40193 HM Wakefield Kirkgate -freight 220677

40194 HM Doncaster -freight (paired with 40006)  230677,  (also viewed 200677)

40199 HM York depot 220677

 

 

Class 40 phot spot

 

17067740075webr.jpg 40075 at Skipton with1M85 1605 Nottingham - Carlisle which the whistler worked Leeds - Carlisle, 170677

 

18067740137webr.jpg Split box 40137 at Darlington with 1E34 0910 Blackpool - Newcastle on 180677

 

19067740065r.jpgScottish 40065 returns home on 1S37 0930 Doncaster - Edinburgh on 190677

 

22067740084r.jpg 40084 runs round at Wakefield Kirkgate after working the 0840 Halifax - Wakefield Westgate portion of 1A15 Bradford/Leeds Kings on 220677

 

Full report on my June 77 Yorkshire Rover with more phots here

 

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