Yorkshire Wolds Coast Deltics

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The Wolds Coast line between Kingston-upon-Hull and Scarborough serves the resorts of Bridlington and Filey. During the Summers of 1980 and 1981, in particular, the section between Filey and Scarborough became a regular haunt of Deltics. On Saturdays in those Summers the morning departure from Filey to Newcastle-upon-Tyne was regularly so worked as far as Scarborough. The locomotive and carriages for this train arriving as an ecs from Scarborough. Also, on a couple of occasions a Deltic worked along the full route on the afternoon train from King’s Cross.

DateDelticHeadcodeTrainNote
1979????
2 June550111N6008:55 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne(A)
25 August550101N6008:55 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne(A)
1980????
31 May550081N6008:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne(A)
7 June550211N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
28 June550051N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
5 July550181N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
12 July550061N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
19 July550101N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
23 August550061N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
1981????
30 May550081N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
13 June550141N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
?550161L1111:25 King’s Cross – Scarborough?
20 June550151N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
4 July550151N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
11 July550151N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
18 July550091L1111:25 King’s Cross – Scarborough?
25 July550141N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
8 August550041N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
15 August550111N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
22 August550191N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)
29 August550131N60 08:54 Filey – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (A)

(A) – Deltic detached at Scarborough

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