English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6979 / 37279 / 37424 / 37558 

D6979 / 37279 / 37424 / 37558 

© English Electric Growl / Thomas Dumelow
Class 37/4 no. 37424 pauses at Barrow in Furness on December 29th 2017 with 2C33 0546 Barrow in Furness to Carlisle

© Thomas Dumelow
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For Sale
Last Number Carried
37424
Owner
Direct Rail Services
Location
Crewe Gresty Bridge

 

Formerly Preserved
More information on the preserved details for this locomotive can be found here
Works Number
3539/D968
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Rail
Date Accepted
3rd May 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6979
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6979  
04/1974 # 37279  
31/01/1986 37424  
23/07/2016 37558  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
31/01/1986 Class 37/4  
23/07/2016 Class 37/4  
From To Name
09/12/1987 10/1988 #
Glendarroch
03/1990 # 10/1994 #
Isle of Mull
23/07/2016 Current
Avro Vulcan XH558
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
06/05/1973 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
01/1985 # IS
Inverness TMD
 
13/05/1985 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
15/07/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
16/08/1992 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
17/03/2000 HQ
Headquarters
 
23/06/2016 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 ED
ICHA - InterCity Charter 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)
27/11/1998 ML
WKMB - EWS, Motherwell Class 37 (RETB)
17/03/2000 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
02/04/2003 HQ
WNYX - EWS, Locomotives for Component Recovery
16/01/2008 HQ
WNSO - EWS, Locomotives Sold (Awating Collection)
23/06/2016 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
16/06/2017 KM
XHCC - DRS Class 37 Cumbrian Coast
07/03/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
23/09/2022 KM
XWSS - DRS Stored Locomotives
02/11/2023 KM
XSDP - DRS Locomotives Stored/For Disposal
Date Livery
May '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
May '73
British Rail Blue
Jan '86
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Jul '90
Intercity - Mainline
Oct '94
Transrail Grey
Jul '16
British Rail Large Logo Blue

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