English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6991 / 37291 / 37419 

D6991 / 37291 / 37419 

© English Electric Growl / Ian Holmes
Class 37/4 no. 37419 accelerates away from a stop at Brundall Gardens on May 28th, 2018 whilst working 2P21, the 13.17 Great Yarmouth to Norwich service.

© Ian Holmes
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Last Number Carried
37419
Owner
Direct Rail Services
Location
Crewe Coal Sidings
Works Number
3551/D980
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Rail
Date Accepted
24th June 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6991
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6991  
03/1974 # 37291  
03/12/1985 37419  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
03/12/1985 Class 37/4  
From To Name
08/07/1993 30/07/1993
Mt Pinatubo
26/09/2012 Current
Carl Haviland 1954 - 2012
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
04/03/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
12/01/1986 IS
Inverness TMD
 
20/01/1991 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
07/07/1991 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
03/10/1993 TE
Thornaby TMD
 
02/10/1994 IM
Immingham TMD
 
10/02/1995 HQ
Headquarters
 
19/03/1995 CD
Crewe DMD
 
28/05/1995 SP
Wigan Springs Branch
 
04/04/1996 HQ
Headquarters
 
28/06/1996 SP
Wigan Springs Branch
 
15/11/1996 CD
Crewe DMD
 
28/08/1998 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
27/11/1998 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
24/01/2001 CD
Crewe DMD
 
26/01/2001 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
18/02/2003 HQ
Headquarters
 
02/04/2003 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
06/06/2003 HQ
Headquarters
 
24/09/2003 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
04/05/2004 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
27/05/2004 MG
Margam LIP
 
11/08/2004 HQ
Headquarters
 
26/09/2004 TO
Toton TMD
 
13/12/2004 HQ
Headquarters
 
09/08/2005 MG
Margam LIP
 
28/04/2006 HQ
Headquarters
 
06/07/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
07/07/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
10/07/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
14/07/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
07/08/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
13/08/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
17/08/2011 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 IS
PXXA - Provincial, General Pool
22/01/1989 IS
PISA - Provincial Inverness Pool
05/02/1989 IS
FGUV - Freight Speedlink, Inverness (Shared)
26/02/1989 IS
PISA - Provincial Inverness Pool
14/05/1989 IS
FGUV - Freight Speedlink, Inverness (Shared)
13/05/1990 IS
PISA - Provincial Inverness Pool
20/01/1991 TE
FCTY - Railfreight Construction, Thornaby Locos
07/07/1991 TI
MDRT - Railfreight Distribution, Tinsley Class 37/3 & 37/4
03/10/1993 TE
FMPY - Trainload Metals, Thornaby Class 37/5 (Pipe Traffic)
20/03/1994 TE
FMCY - Trainload Freight North, TE Class 37 HGR
02/10/1994 IM
FDKI - Loadhaul, IM Class 37 (Control Contingency)
10/02/1995 HQ
FDYX - Loadhaul, Stored Locomotives
19/03/1995 CD
LWCC - Transrail, CD Class 37 (North West)
28/05/1995 SP
LWCC - Transrail, SP Class 37 (North West)
21/01/1996 SP
LWCW - Transrail, SP Class 37 (North West)
04/04/1996 HQ
LCWX - Transrail, Strategic Reserve
28/06/1996 SP
LWCW - Transrail, SP Class 37 (North West)
15/11/1996 CD
LWCW - Transrail, Crewe Diesel Class 37 (North West)
20/06/1997 CD
LWMC - EWS (Transrail), Crewe Diesel Class 37/4 (Passenger)
28/08/1998 CF
LNCK - EWS, Cardiff Canton Class 37
27/11/1998 ML
WKMB - EWS, Motherwell Class 37 (RETB)
17/11/2000 ML
WKBM - EWS, Class 37 Motherwell, Scotland RETB General
24/01/2001 CD
WKCD - EWS, Crewe Diesel Class 37/4
26/01/2001 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
18/02/2003 HQ
WNSS - EWS, Stored Serviceable Locomotives
02/04/2003 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
06/06/2003 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
24/09/2003 ML
WKBM - EWS, Class 37 Motherwell, Scotland RETB General
04/05/2004 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
27/05/2004 MG
WKCK - EWS, MG Class 37/4
11/08/2004 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
26/09/2004 TO
WKSN - EWS, Class 37 Sandite
13/12/2004 HQ
WNTA - EWS, Class 37.(Stored - sandite reserve)
09/08/2005 MG
WKCK - EWS, MG Class 37/4
28/04/2006 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
20/09/2007 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
06/06/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
06/07/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
07/07/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
10/07/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
14/07/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
07/08/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
13/08/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
18/10/2009 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
09/04/2010 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
11/10/2010 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
11/10/2010 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
23/12/2010 HQ
WNXX - DBS, Locomotives for Storage
30/01/2011 HQ
WNSO - DBS, Locomotives Sold (Awaiting collection)
17/08/2011 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
31/05/2012 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
20/12/2018 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
18/05/2019 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
07/03/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
02/02/2024 KM
XSDP - DRS Locomotives Stored/For Disposal
Date Livery
Jun '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jun '73
British Rail Blue
Dec '85
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Jul '90
Intercity - Mainline
Jun '96
EWS Original Red/Gold
Jul '09
DB Schenker Orange
Nov '11
DRS Blue Unbranded
Dec '11
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Mar '19
Intercity - Mainline

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