English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6968 / 37268 / 37401 

D6968 / 37268 / 37401 

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
A night shot of Class 37/4 no. 37401 at Margam TMD on May 27th, 2000

© Martin Bray
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In Traffic
Number Carried
37401
Operator
Locomotive Services Limited
Works Number
3528/D957
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
17th February 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6968
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
41A, Tinsley (Sheffield)
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6968  
02/1974 # 37268  
28/06/1985 37401  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
28/06/1985 Class 37/4  
From To Name
04/11/1985 02/2001 #
Mary Queen of Scots
23/03/2001 01/10/2005
The Royal Scotsman
12/2013 # 12/2023 #
Mary Queen of Scots
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 41A
Tinsley (Sheffield)
 
04/1966 # 41C
Wath MPD
 
11/1967 # 30A
Stratford TMD
 
03/1968 # 16R
Research Department, Derby
 
05/1968 # 30A
Stratford TMD
 
06/05/1973 SX
Stratford TMD
 
30/09/1973 SF
Stratford TMD
 
20/02/1977 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
07/1984 # ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
16/08/1992 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
23/04/1998 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
28/08/1998 CD
Crewe DMD
 
25/06/1999 TO
Toton TMD
 
09/07/1999 CD
Crewe DMD
 
24/01/2001 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
15/05/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
20/09/2007 HQ
Headquarters
 
31/12/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
18/02/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
22/02/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
03/04/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
04/04/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
06/07/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
27/08/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
30/09/2008 HQ
Headquarters
 
08/10/2008 TO
Toton TMD
 
19/12/2008 EH
Eastleigh T&RSMD
 
16/02/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
10/03/2009 EH
Eastleigh T&RSMD
 
13/03/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
20/03/2009 EH
Eastleigh T&RSMD
 
23/03/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
27/03/2009 EH
Eastleigh T&RSMD
 
01/05/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
11/06/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
12/06/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
16/06/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
18/06/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
02/07/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
17/07/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
07/08/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
13/08/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
19/08/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
21/08/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
28/08/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
29/08/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
10/09/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
30/09/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
01/10/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
02/10/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
23/04/2010 HQ
Headquarters
 
16/06/2010 TO
Toton TMD
 
17/06/2010 HQ
Headquarters
 
05/01/2024 CD
Crewe DMD
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 ED
IWCA - InterCity, West Coast Pool
22/01/1989 ED
FGXX - Freight Speedlink, General Diesel Pool
05/02/1989 ED
FGTE - Freight Speedlink, Eastfield [Shared]
13/05/1990 ED
FDTE - Railfreight Distribution, Eastfield Class 37/4
16/08/1992 ML
MDRM - Railfreight Distribution, Motherwell Class 37/4 [Shared Pool]
20/03/1994 ML
LGHM - Trainload Freight West, ML Class 37/4 (West Highland)
23/04/1998 CF
LNCK - EWS, Cardiff Canton Class 37
28/08/1998 CD
LWMC - EWS, CD Class 37/4
25/06/1999 TO
WKCN - EWS, Toton Class 37/4 Systemwide
09/07/1999 CD
WKCD - EWS, Crewe Diesel Class 37/4 (FNW Hire)
24/01/2001 ML
WKBM - EWS, Class 37 Motherwell, Scotland RETB General
15/05/2007 TO
WKBM - EWS, Class 37 - Scotland RETB General
20/09/2007 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
31/12/2007 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
18/02/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
22/02/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
03/04/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
04/04/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
06/07/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
27/08/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
30/09/2008 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
07/10/2008 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
08/10/2008 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
19/12/2008 EH
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - Eastleigh RETB
16/02/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
10/03/2009 EH
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - Eastleigh RETB
13/03/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
20/03/2009 EH
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - Eastleigh RETB
23/03/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
27/03/2009 EH
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - Eastleigh RETB
01/05/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
11/06/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
12/06/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
16/06/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
18/06/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
02/07/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
17/07/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
07/08/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
13/08/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
19/08/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
28/08/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
29/08/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
10/09/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
30/09/2009 TO
WBSN - DB Schenker, Sandite Locomotives
01/10/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
02/10/2009 TO
WBSN - DB Schenker, Sandite Locomotives
05/10/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
23/04/2010 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
16/06/2010 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
17/06/2010 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
08/09/2010 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
11/10/2010 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
29/01/2011 HQ
WNSO - DBS, Locomotives Sold (Awaiting collection)
10/07/2015 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
13/07/2015 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
24/11/2015 KM
XHCC - DRS Class 37 Cumbrian Coast
14/01/2019 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
07/03/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
05/01/2024 CD
LSLO - Locomotive Services Operational Locomotives
Date Livery
Feb '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jan '68
British Railways Green - Full Yellow End
Feb '75
British Rail Blue
Jun '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Aug '88
Intercity - Mainline
Aug '93
Railfreight Triple Grey - Speedlink
Apr '94
Transrail Grey
Jul '98
EWS Revised Red/Gold
Mar '01
Royal Scotsman Maroon
Mar '08
EWS Revised Red/Gold
Dec '13
British Rail Large Logo Blue - West Highland
Feb '15
British Rail Large Logo Blue - Highland Rail

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