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Living and working in Rugby in 1989, I had some business appointments in London in early March 1989. This was the time when 89001 was being used in passenger service on the 17:36 from London King's Cross to Peterborough, so I arranged to travel on this train on Thursday 02/03/1989. Unfortunately a diesel locomotive (47612) was used that evening, 89001 reportedly having failed. I tried again on Monday evening 06/03/1989, this time being hauled by 91001 on what I later found out as only the third passenger working by a Class 91, the first being the 17:36 on the Friday morning.