English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6966 / 37266 / 37422 

D6966 / 37266 / 37422 

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
Class 37 no. 37266 pauses at Peterborough on September 20th, 1978 whilst working 1M72, the 0728 Harwich Parkeston Quay to Manchester Piccadilly, which it worked as far as Sheffield.

© Martin Bray
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For Sale
Last Number Carried
37422
Owner
Direct Rail Services
Location
Crewe Coal Sidings
Works Number
3526/D955
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
11th February 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6966
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
41A, Tinsley (Sheffield)
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6966  
03/1974 # 37266  
16/01/1986 37422  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
16/01/1986 Class 37/4  
From To Name
03/05/1993 02/2000 #
Robert F Fairlie Locomotive Engineer 1831 - 1885
31/01/2003 01/2011 #
Cardiff Canton
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 41A
Tinsley (Sheffield)
 
04/1966 # 41C
Wath MPD
 
12/1967 # 30A
Stratford TMD
 
06/05/1973 SF
Stratford TMD
 
01/11/1981 LE
Landore TMD
 
04/03/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
13/05/1985 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
18/06/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
22/01/1989 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
14/05/1989 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
30/09/1990 IM
Immingham TMD
 
21/03/1993 CD
Crewe DMD
 
25/06/1999 TO
Toton TMD
 
29/10/1999 HQ
Headquarters
Cardiff Canton
04/10/2002 CD
Crewe DMD
 
16/10/2002 HQ
Headquarters
 
14/02/2003 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
On Hire
18/02/2003 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
04/05/2004 HQ
Headquarters
 
11/08/2004 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
12/12/2004 HQ
Headquarters
 
09/06/2006 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
21/07/2006 HQ
Headquarters
 
20/02/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
27/07/2007 HQ
Headquarters
 
30/07/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
06/08/2007 HQ
Headquarters
 
07/08/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
15/10/2007 HQ
Headquarters
Wigan CRDC
13/11/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
30/01/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
31/01/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
03/04/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
15/04/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
17/04/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
16/06/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
24/06/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
30/06/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
22/09/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
27/08/2011 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 ED
DCHA - Departmental, Regional Civil Engineer - Scottish Pool
22/01/1989 CF
FAWK - Freight Aggregates Cardiff
14/05/1989 TI
FABT - Freight Aggregates Tinsley Pool
30/09/1990 IM
FABI - Trainload Construction, Immingham Locomotives
21/03/1993 CD
RCMC - Regional Railways North West, Crewe Class 37/4
20/03/1994 CD
LWMC - Trainload Freight West, CD Class 37/4 (North West Passenger)
18/12/1998 CD
WKCD - EWS, Crewe Diesel Class 37/4
25/06/1999 TO
WKCN - EWS, Toton Class 37/4 Systemwide
29/10/1999 HQ
WNXX - DBS, Locomotives for Storage
02/07/2002 HQ
WKSS - EWS, Locos Stored Serviceable
04/10/2002 CD
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Crewe Diesel - Midlands & North West
16/10/2002 HQ
WNSS - EWS, Stored Serviceable Locomotives
14/02/2003 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
18/02/2003 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
04/05/2004 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
11/08/2004 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
12/12/2004 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
09/06/2006 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
21/07/2006 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
20/02/2007 TO
WKCN - EWS Class 37 South Wales - Toton
27/07/2007 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
30/07/2007 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
06/08/2007 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
07/08/2007 TO
WKCN - EWS Class 37 South Wales - Toton
17/08/2007 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
15/10/2007 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
13/11/2007 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
30/01/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
31/01/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
03/04/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
15/04/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
17/04/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
16/06/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
24/06/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
30/06/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
22/09/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
26/09/2008 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
23/12/2010 HQ
WNXX - DBS, Locomotives for Storage
31/01/2011 HQ
WNSO - DBS, Locomotives Sold (Awaiting collection)
27/08/2011 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
29/08/2011 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
27/07/2015 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
19/08/2019 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
31/07/2020 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
08/03/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
02/02/2024 KM
XSDP - DRS Locomotives Stored/For Disposal
Date Livery
Feb '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Feb '73
British Rail Blue
Jan '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Sep '89
Railfreight Triple Grey - Aggregates
Apr '93
Regional Railways Blue
Jan '03
EWS Revised Red/Gold
Dec '13
DRS Blue Unbranded

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