English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6708 / 37008 / 37352 

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D6708 / 37008 / 37352 

© English Electric Growl / Keith Long
Still less than 5 months old at the time, D17/1 Class no. D6708 is seen at London Liverpool Street station on July 2nd 1961

© Keith Long
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Scrapped
Last Number Carried
37008
Scrapped by
MRJ Phillips
Scrapped at
Crewe Works
Date Scrapped
July 21st, 1996
Works Number
2871/D587
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Transport Commission
Date Accepted
10th February 1961
Classified as
D17/1 Class
Number Carried
D6708
Livery Carried
British Railways Green
Depot Allocation
32B, Ipswich MPD
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6708  
03/1974 # 37008  
17/06/1988 37352  
06/07/1989 37008  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New D17/1 Class  
03/1962 # 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
01/1987 # Class 37/0  
17/06/1988 Class 37/3  
06/07/1989 Class 37/0  
From To Name
31/10/1991 24/02/1992
Hornet
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 32B
Ipswich MPD
 
11/06/1961 30A
Stratford TMD
 
22/10/1967 41C
Wath MPD
 
05/11/1967 41A
Tinsley (Sheffield)
 
05/07/1970 55C
Healey Mills
 
01/10/1972 52A
Gateshead (Newcastle)
 
06/05/1973 GD
Gateshead TMD
 
30/09/1973 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
15/05/1983 GD
Gateshead TMD
 
28/09/1986 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
10/05/1987 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
15/12/1991 HQ
Headquarters
Stratford TMD
24/02/1992 HQ
Headquarters
Stratford TMD

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 TI
FGWB - Freight Speedlink, Tinsley Class 37 Pool
13/06/1990 TI
FDET - Railfreight Distribution, Tinsley Class 37
07/07/1991 TI
MDTT - Railfreight Distribution, Tinsley Unrefurbished Class 37 Locos (Extended Range)
15/12/1991 HQ
MDYX - Railfreight Distribution, Stored Locomotives
24/02/1992 HQ
MDZX - Railfreight Distribution, Withdrawn Locomotives
Date Livery
Feb '61
British Railways Green
Feb '62
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Aug '69
British Railways Green - Full Yellow End
Feb '71
British Rail Blue
Sep '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Jul '87
Red Solebar Railfreight Grey

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