English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6974 / 37274 / 37402 

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D6974 / 37274 / 37402 

© English Electric Growl / Steve Jones
Class 37/4 no. 37402 arrives at Pengam with 2R30, the 1359 Cardiff Central to Rhymney, on December 4th, 2004

© Steve Jones
  • Status
  • Initial
  • Numbers
  • Names
  • Allocations
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Stored Serviceable
Last Number Carried
37402
Owner
Andania Engineering
Location
Crewe DMD
Works Number
3534/D963
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
6th April 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6974
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6974  
03/1974 # 37274  
19/07/1985 37402  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
19/07/1985 Class 37/4  
From To Name
14/12/1985 09/1993 #
Oor Wullie
28/02/1994 11/2011 #
Bont-Y-Bermo
31/10/2013 04/2023 #
Stephen Middlemore 23.12.1954 - 8.6.2013
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
02/1974 # LE
Landore TMD
 
10/1980 # LA
Laira T&RSMD
 
17/04/1983 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
09/10/1984 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
16/08/1992 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
28/09/1992 IS
Inverness TMD
 
03/10/1993 CD
Crewe DMD
 
26/09/1997 IM
Immingham TMD
 
27/11/1998 TO
Toton TMD
 
01/11/1999 HQ
Headquarters
Crewe DMD
15/03/2000 TO
Toton TMD
On Hire
16/03/2000 HQ
Headquarters
 
19/03/2000 TO
Toton TMD
 
06/04/2000 CD
Crewe DMD
 
30/04/2000 HQ
Headquarters
Crewe DMD
27/11/2001 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
30/04/2003 HQ
Headquarters
 
04/06/2003 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
On Hire
06/06/2003 OC
Old Oak Common TMD
 
24/09/2003 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
12/12/2004 TO
Toton TMD
 
17/12/2004 HQ
Headquarters
Toton
19/01/2005 TO
Toton TMD
On Hire
26/01/2005 HQ
Headquarters
 
25/05/2012 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 
21/12/2023 HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
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]
28/09/1992 IS
RAJV - Regional Railways ScotRail, Inverness Locos
03/10/1993 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)
20/06/1997 CD
LWCW - EWS (Transrail), CD class 37 (Freight)
26/09/1997 IM
FDCI - EWS, Immingham Class 37 North of England
27/11/1998 TO
WKCN - EWS, Toton Class 37/4 Systemwide
01/11/1999 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
15/03/2000 TO
WKCN - EWS, Toton Class 37/4 Systemwide
16/03/2000 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
19/03/2000 TO
WKCN - EWS, Toton Class 37/4 Systemwide
06/04/2000 CD
WKCD - EWS, Crewe Diesel Class 37/4
30/04/2000 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
27/11/2001 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
30/04/2003 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
04/06/2003 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
06/06/2003 OC
WKAC - EWS, Class 37 Old Oak Common - Anglian & South
24/09/2003 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
12/12/2004 TO
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Toton - Midlands & North West
17/12/2004 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
19/01/2005 TO
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Toton - Midlands & North West
26/01/2005 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
20/09/2007 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
29/01/2011 HQ
WNSO - DBS, Locomotives Sold (Awaiting collection)
25/05/2012 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
25/01/2013 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
02/02/2013 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
08/03/2013 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
24/11/2015 KM
XHCC - DRS Class 37 Cumbrian Coast
18/09/2018 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
14/01/2019 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
18/02/2022 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
07/03/2022 KM
XWSS - DRS Stored Locomotives
25/05/2023 KM
XSDP - DRS Locomotives Stored/For Disposal
21/12/2023 HQ
MDBL - Private Owner Diesel Locomotives
Date Livery
Apr '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Apr '73
British Rail Blue
Jul '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Mar '90
Intercity - Mainline
Nov '94
Railfreight Triple Grey
Nov '12
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Feb '16
British Rail Large Logo Blue - West Highland

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