Another picture of 55 017 preparing to depart King's Cross with 1S12 on 24 December 1981. One of the most reliable performers during the last weeks of Deltic operation, 55 017 was entrusted with the very last Deltic hauled departure from King's Cross a week later.
PHOTO DATA FOR IMAGE 81-UK-0597
camera : Canon FTb
lens : 50mm f/1.8
focal length : 50 (50mm 35mm eq)
shutter : 8 sec
aperture : f/4.0
ISO : 64 ISO
original : 135 Kodachrome 64
Loco / Unit : 55.017
Train : 1S12, 05:50 London Kings Cross - Aberdeen Passenger
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