Published on Aug 20, 2011
55002 should be leaving York on Monday the 12th of September to attend the NYMR diesel gala from Friday the 16th through to Sunday the 18th. The plan is for it to do at least 2 round trips per day. On the Sunday at 1200 at Grosmont, the loco will be rededicated by the Rifles prior to working.
The following weekend, the loco should be visiting the Wensleydale railway for their diesel gala.
The weekend of the 8th and 9th of October is the Deltic 50 event at Shildon sponsored by the NRM. This will see 55022 and D9016 leave Bury, go to Barrow Hill to pick up D9009, then onwards to Leeming Bar to pick up 55002/19. Then onwards to Shildon. D9015 should arrive by road due to not able to travel on the network. All 7 Deltic's should be on display for this.
The weekend after see's the 5 Deltic event at the East Lancs railway. This is a 3 day event starting on the Friday the 14th of October staring 55002/19/22 D9009/16.