English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6705 / 37005 / 37501 / 37601 

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D6705 / 37005 / 37501 / 37601 

© English Electric Growl / Mark Allatt
Class 37/6 no. 37601 and Class 37/0 no. 37038 head south past Little Fenton with a 1Z38 Saltburn to Taunton railtour on October 30th, 2010

© Mark Allatt
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In Traffic
Number Carried
37601
Operator
Europhoenix
Works Number
2868/D584
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Transport Commission
Date Accepted
12th January 1961
Classified as
D17/1 Class
Number Carried
D6705
Livery Carried
British Railways Green
Depot Allocation
30A, Stratford TMD
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6705  
02/1974 # 37005  
25/04/1986 37501  
06/02/1995 37601  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New D17/1 Class  
03/1962 # 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
25/04/1986 Class 37/5  
06/02/1995 Class 37/6  
From To Name
04/03/1987 31/01/1991
Teesside Steelmaster
25/09/2010 17/02/2017
Class 37 - Fifty
17/07/2017 Current
Perseus
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 30A
Stratford TMD
 
29/01/1961 31B
March TMD
 
11/06/1961 30A
Stratford TMD
 
12/11/1967 41C
Wath MPD
 
05/05/1968 41A
Tinsley (Sheffield)
 
10/05/1970 51L
Thornaby
 
06/05/1973 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
09/09/1979 GD
Gateshead TMD
 
03/01/1982 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
23/01/1983 GD
Gateshead TMD
 
06/02/1983 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
14/07/1985 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
18/01/1987 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
13/01/1991 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
10/05/1992 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
02/08/1992 IM
Immingham TMD
 
06/02/1995 PM
St Phillips Marsh (Bristol)
 
28/10/1996 OC
Old Oak Common TMD
 
16/11/2006 NP
North Pole International Depot
 
14/11/2007 HQ
Headquarters
Old Oak Common
19/02/2008 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 
07/04/2017 HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 TE
FMTY - Freight Metals, Thornaby Pool
13/01/1991 ML
FMGM - Railfreight (Steel), Motherwell Locos
10/05/1992 TE
FMTY - Trainload Metals, Thornaby Class 20 & 37 Locos
02/08/1992 IM
FCJI - Trainload Freight Doncaster, Immingham Locos
24/01/1993 IM
FIJI - Trainload Coal, Immingham Infrastructure Locos
28/11/1993 IM
FPJI - Trainload Petroleum, Immingham Infrastructure Locos (ACE Doncaster)
13/02/1994 IM
FABI - Trainload Construction, Immingham Locomotives
20/03/1994 IM
FEPS - Trainload Freight North, IM Class 37/5 (For EPS)
06/02/1995 PM
GPSV - European Passenger Service, PM Class 37/6
28/10/1996 OC
GPSV - European Passenger Service, OC Class 37/6
16/11/2006 NP
GPSV - EPS Diesel Locomotives, North Pole
14/11/2007 HQ
GPXX - EPS Diesel Locomotives, Stored Serviceable
19/02/2008 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
27/11/2008 KM
XHNC - DRS Locomotives, Nuclear Traffic
15/02/2017 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
07/04/2017 HQ
GROG - Rail Operations Group locomotives
Date Livery
Jan '61
British Railways Green
Feb '62
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jan '71
British Rail Blue
Apr '86
Railfreight Grey
Mar '87
British Steel Blue
Apr '89
Railfreight Triple Grey - Metals
Feb '95
European Passenger Service Grey
Nov '08
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Feb '17
DRS Blue Unbranded
Jul '17
Europhoenix

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