English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6871 / 37171 / 37690 / 37611 

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D6871 / 37171 / 37690 / 37611 

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
Class 37/6 pairing, no.s 37611 and 37608, pull away from Pengam, Cardiff, with a freightliner service on June 10th, 1999

© Martin Bray
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In Traffic
Number Carried
37611
Operator
Europhoenix
Works Number
3349/D835
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
17th September 1963
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6871
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
88A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6871  
03/1974 # 37171  
19/02/1987 37690  
10/11/1995 37611  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
01/1987 # Class 37/0  
19/02/1987 Class 37/5  
10/11/1995 Class 37/6  
From To Name
12/04/2017 04/2023 #
Pegasus
22/05/2023 Current
Denise
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 88A
Cardiff Canton
 
29/09/1963 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
25/12/1966 56B
Healey Mills
 
12/1967 # 55C
Healey Mills
 
19/05/1968 52A
Gateshead (Newcastle)
 
11/05/1969 51L
Thornaby
 
20/07/1969 52A
Gateshead (Newcastle)
 
25/01/1970 51L
Thornaby
 
06/08/1972 40B
Immingham
 
06/05/1973 IM
Immingham TMD
 
01/1980 # MR
March TMD
 
05/09/1982 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
24/03/1985 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
23/03/1986 MR
March TMD
 
11/05/1986 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
23/11/1986 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
18/01/1987 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
01/02/1987 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
01/01/1989 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
21/07/1991 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
10/05/1992 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
04/04/1993 IM
Immingham TMD
 
07/11/1993 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
20/03/1994 IM
Immingham TMD
 
10/11/1995 PM
St Phillips Marsh (Bristol)
 
28/10/1996 OC
Old Oak Common TMD
 
27/06/1997 SD
Sellafield British Nuclear Fuels Ltd
 
12/05/2000 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 
14/04/2016 HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 CF
FHCC - Freight General Coal, Cardiff Pool
21/07/1991 ED
FEPE - Railfreight Power Station Coal, Eastfield Class 26 & Class 37
10/05/1992 ML
FEPM - Trainload Coal, Motherwell Class 37
24/01/1993 ML
FCPM - Trainload Coal, Motherwell Class 37
04/04/1993 IM
FCPA - Trainload Freight, Immingham Class 37 (Outbased at Ayr)
07/11/1993 ML
FCPM - Trainload Coal, Motherwell Class 37
20/03/1994 IM
FEPS - Trainload Freight North, IM Class 37/5 (For EPS)
10/11/1995 PM
GPSV - European Passenger Service, PM Class 37/6
28/10/1996 OC
GPSV - European Passenger Service, OC Class 37/6
27/06/1997 SD
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
22/07/1997 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
20/05/2005 KM
XHMW - DRS Locomotives, In Works
11/09/2005 KM
XHCK - DRS, Kingmoor 37 + 66
27/09/2005 KM
XHNC - DRS Locomotives, Nuclear Traffic
08/01/2016 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
14/04/2016 HQ
EPUK - Europhoenix locomotives for UK use
28/02/2018 HQ
GROG - Rail Operations Group locomotives
Date Livery
Sep '63
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Sep '73
British Rail Blue
Feb '87
Railfreight Grey
Nov '95
European Passenger Service Grey
Jul '97
DRS Grey (ex EPS)
Mar '98
DRS Blue
May '09
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Apr '16
DRS Blue Unbranded
Jul '16
Europhoenix Blue
Apr '17
Europhoenix
Apr '18
Europhoenix ROG
Apr '23
Rail Operation Group - Blue

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