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'Deltics at Kings Cross Station BR.'
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Class 55 004 Queen Own Highlander
 
Class 55 Deltic in BR blue at Kings Cross
 
Class 55 004 Queen Own Highlander in BR blue at Kings Cross station.
 
The headcode panel of this Deltic has been replaced by two white lights. This was not one of the Deltics saved.
 
The British Rail Deltic ,which had become class 55, when this photo was taken. The Deltics were all built between 1961 and 1962 by English Electric. The Napier Deltic power units fited to these and the prototype Deltic, gave them there name. 22 Deltic locomotives were built for BR. They were withdraw around the end of 1981 and replaced by the High Speed Train (HST).
 
6 of the Deltics have been saved.
 
Kings Cross station is one of the main London railway stations. The station is in the North of London. Trains run from here to the North East via the East Coast Main Line and to Cambridge and Leeds.
 
 
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This website is Ukrailways1970tilltoday.me.uk it is on railways, but it is not just on trains, but all things railways, with photos, which I have taken from the 1970s till now. I take photos of all things railways, steam diesel and electric trains, signal boxes, wagons any thing that is on the National Rail network, which was BR when I started taken photos.
 
Today Virgin  East Coast, GBRF and Great Northern are just some of the names on the trains. The name on the train does not mean, thats whos train it is these days. These names keep changing, but that means I have to keep taking photos. I also take photos of preserved railways with steam diesel and electric trains.There is lots more to add and I keep taking More