English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6803 / 37103 / 37511 / 37607 

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D6803 / 37103 / 37511 / 37607 

© English Electric Growl / The late Bill Wright
Class 37/6 pair, no.s 37607 and 37608 head south through Tamworth Low Level with 1Z59, the 0545 Glasgow Central to Southampton Eastern Docks charter on September 2nd, 2011

© The late Bill Wright
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In Traffic
Number Carried
37607
Operator
Harry Needle Railroad Company
Works Number
3232/D757
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
8th January 1963
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6803
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
41A, Darnall (Sheffield)
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6803  
02/1974 # 37103  
02/07/1986 37511  
09/11/1995 37607  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
02/07/1986 Class 37/5  
09/11/1995 Class 37/6  
From To Name
24/02/1988 06/1992 #
Stockton Haulage
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 41A
Darnall (Sheffield)
 
26/04/1964 41A
Tinsley (Sheffield)
 
06/05/1973 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
30/09/1973 IM
Immingham TMD
 
03/1974 # TI
Tinsley TMD
 
01/1979 # HM
Healey Mills TMD
 
05/1980 # SF
Stratford TMD
 
01/02/1981 MR
March TMD
 
31/05/1981 IM
Immingham TMD
 
01/11/1981 SF
Stratford TMD
 
13/05/1984 MR
March TMD
 
02/03/1986 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
18/01/1987 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
23/05/1993 IM
Immingham TMD
 
09/11/1995 PM
St Phillips Marsh (Bristol)
 
28/10/1996 OC
Old Oak Common TMD
 
25/07/1997 SD
Sellafield British Nuclear Fuels Ltd
 
12/05/2000 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 
03/07/2017 BH
Barrow Hill
 
24/05/2018 HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 TE
FMTY - Freight Metals, Thornaby Pool
11/04/1993 TE
FPTY - Trainload Petroleum, Thornaby locos
23/05/1993 IM
FPCI - Railfreight Petroleum, Immingham
31/10/1993 IM
FPRI - Trainload Freight, Immingham locos for Contract Services
20/03/1994 IM
FEPS - Trainload Freight North, IM Class 37/5 (For EPS)
09/11/1995 PM
GPSV - European Passenger Service, PM Class 37/6
28/10/1996 OC
GPSV - European Passenger Service, OC Class 37/6
25/07/1997 SD
XHSD - DRS, Sellafield Class 20/3 & 37/6
12/05/2000 KM
XHSD - DRS, KM Operational Fleet
14/10/2003 KM
XHCK - DRS, Kingmoor 37 + 47
14/03/2005 KM
XHMW - DRS Locomotives, In Works
27/09/2005 KM
XHNC - DRS Locomotives, Nuclear Traffic
30/01/2012 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
30/08/2012 KM
XHNC - DRS Locomotives, Nuclear Traffic
21/02/2017 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
03/07/2017 BH
HNRL - Harry Needle Rail Ltd, Locomotives For Lease
24/05/2018 HQ
COTS - Colas Rail Class 37's
Date Livery
Jan '63
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jul '68
British Railways Green - Full Yellow End
Jan '73
British Rail Blue
Jul '86
Railfreight Grey
Feb '88
Railfreight Triple Grey - Metals
Nov '95
European Passenger Service Grey
Jul '97
DRS Grey (ex EPS)
May '98
DRS Blue
Aug '12
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Feb '17
DRS Blue Unbranded
Oct '22
HNRC Orange

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