Deltic D9005 at Carlisle on Saturday 1 July 1961 where it is about to return Butlins holidaymakers home to the north east, having just taken over the 8.10am Heads of Ayr - Newcastle. The locomotive had entered service some 2 months earlier after leaving the Vulcan Foundry and being allocated to 52A Gateshead. Notice there is no nameplate at this stage, the naming ceremony being carried out at York in October 1963 when D9005 became The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire.
Company: Newcastle and Carlisle Railway
Photographer: K A Gray
Contact photographer: K A Gray
Image number: 32616