Today was day 1 of the East Coast Diverts via the Tyne Valley, Carlisle and the West Coast Main Line to Carstairs South Junction.
I spent a couple of hours at Crawford, 2 miles south of Abington this afternoon and Here are my sightings:
66737 heads north past Crawford with the diverted 6S45 North Blyth - Fort William Alcans
88003 heads north past Crawford with 4S43 Daventry - Mossend containers
43274 'Spirit of Sunderland' and 43308 head south through Crawford with the diverted 1E15 Aberdeen - London Kings Cross
East Midlands Trains liveried 43061 on the rear of an HST set led by 43309 pass Crawford with the diverted 1E17 Edinburgh Waverley - London Kings Cross
43317+43206 head north through Crawford with the diverted 1S09 London Kings Cross - Edinburgh
66047 passes Crawford with 4M30 Grangemouth - Daventry containers