English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6721 / 37021 / 37715 

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D6721 / 37021 / 37715 

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
Class 37 no. 37021 is seen at Stratford TMD on June 14th, 1980.

© Martin Bray
  • Status
  • Initial
  • Numbers
  • Names
  • Allocations
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Scrapped
Last Number Carried
37715
Scrapped by
European Metal Recycling
Scrapped at
Kingsbury Yard
Date Scrapped
November 8th, 2005
Works Number
2884/D600
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Transport Commission
Date Accepted
6th July 1961
Classified as
D17/1 Class
Number Carried
D6721
Livery Carried
British Railways Green
Depot Allocation
32A, Norwich MPD
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6721  
02/1974 # 37021  
17/11/1988 37715  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New D17/1 Class  
03/1962 # 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
01/1987 # Class 37/0  
17/11/1988 Class 37/7  
From To Name
09/09/1993 06/1999 #
British Petroleum
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 32A
Norwich MPD
 
10/09/1961 30A
Stratford TMD
 
05/10/1969 31B
March TMD
 
03/10/1971 51L
Thornaby
 
06/05/1973 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
03/03/1974 IM
Immingham TMD
 
06/10/1974 HM
Healey Mills TMD
 
28/12/1975 MR
March TMD
 
14/05/1978 SF
Stratford TMD
 
04/01/1981 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
01/11/1981 SF
Stratford TMD
 
12/05/1985 IS
Inverness TMD
 
19/01/1986 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
15/05/1988 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
10/07/1988 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
12/06/1991 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
21/02/1993 IM
Immingham TMD
 
23/01/1994 SL
Stewarts Lane T&RSMD
 
07/06/1996 TO
Toton TMD
 
01/06/1999 HQ
Headquarters
Cardiff Canton

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 CF
FMCH - Freight Metals, Cardiff Class 37/7 Pool
12/06/1991 TE
FMTY - Railfreight (Steel), Thornaby Locos
21/02/1993 IM
FPYI - Trainload Petroleum, Immingham Locomotives (Restricted Use)
11/04/1993 IM
FCPA - Trainload Freight, Immingham Class 37 (Outbased at Ayr)
16/05/1993 IM
FPCI - Trainload Petroleum, Immingham locos
23/01/1994 SL
FARM - Trainload Construction, Stewarts Lane Class 37
20/03/1994 SL
ESBB - Trainload Freight South, SL Class 37/7
17/03/1996 SL
EWDB - Mainline, SL Class 33/37 (Infrastructure)
07/06/1996 TO
ENTN - Mainline, TO Class 31/37 (Infrastructure North)
27/11/1998 TO
WKGN - EWS, Toton Class 37/7 Systemwide
01/06/1999 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
02/07/1999 HQ
WKMF - EWS, Class 37 (Special Projects)
23/07/1999 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
24/03/2000 HQ
WNYX - EWS, Locomotives for Component Recovery
23/04/2004 HQ
WNZX - EWS, Locomotives for Disposal
23/07/2005 HQ
WNSO - EWS, Locomotives Sold (Awating Collection)
Date Livery
Jul '61
British Railways Green
Feb '62
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
May '69
British Railways Green - Full Yellow End
Jul '71
British Rail Blue
Jul '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Nov '88
Railfreight Triple Grey - Metals
Aug '93
Railfreight Triple Grey - Petroleum
Feb '94
Railfreight Triple Grey - Aggregates
Jan '96
Mainline Freight Grey

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