English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6992 / 37292 / 37425 

D6992 / 37292 / 37425 

© English Electric Growl / Martin Bray
Class 37 no. 37292 passes through Newport with an eastbound coal train on May 31st, 1979

© Martin Bray
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For Sale
Last Number Carried
37425
Owner
Direct Rail Services
Location
Crewe Coal Yard Sidings
Works Number
3552/D981
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Rail
Date Accepted
5th July 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6992
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6992  
02/1974 # 37292  
09/04/1986 37425  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
09/04/1986 Class 37/4  
From To Name
14/10/1986 12/2000 #
Sir Robert McAlpine / Concrete Bob
18/11/2005 02/2011 #
Pride of the Valleys / Balchder y Cymoedd
17/08/2013 Current
Sir Robert McAlpine / Concrete Bob
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
06/05/1973 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
31/05/1981 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
10/1981 # ML
Motherwell TMD
 
22/08/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
12/1985 # ML
Motherwell TMD
 
09/02/1986 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
22/01/1989 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
19/03/1989 TI
Tinsley TMD
 
30/09/1990 IM
Immingham TMD
 
21/03/1993 CD
Crewe DMD
 
17/10/1997 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
23/06/2000 CD
Crewe DMD
 
10/11/2000 HQ
Headquarters
 
04/10/2002 CD
Crewe DMD
 
16/10/2002 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
27/05/2004 MG
Margam LIP
 
25/10/2006 HQ
Headquarters
 
09/10/2007 TO
Toton TMD
 
02/11/2007 HQ
Headquarters
 
28/10/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
29/10/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
30/10/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
07/11/2009 HQ
Headquarters
 
10/11/2009 TO
Toton TMD
 
09/04/2010 HQ
Headquarters
 
19/04/2010 TO
Toton TMD
 
11/06/2010 HQ
Headquarters
 
29/01/2011 HQ
Headquarters
 
17/08/2011 HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 ED
PXXA - Provincial, General Pool
22/01/1989 CF
FAWK - Freight Aggregates Cardiff
19/03/1989 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)
17/10/1997 ML
LGHM - EWS, Motherwell Class 37 (West Highland)
27/11/1998 ML
WKMB - EWS, Motherwell Class 37 (RETB)
23/06/2000 CD
WKCD - EWS, Crewe Diesel Class 37/4
10/11/2000 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
12/09/2002 HQ
WNSS - EWS, Stored Serviceable Locomotives
04/10/2002 CD
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Crewe Diesel - Midlands & North West
16/10/2002 CF
WKCK - EWS, CF Class 37/4
27/05/2004 MG
WKCK - EWS, MG Class 37/4
25/10/2006 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
20/09/2007 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
09/10/2007 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
02/11/2007 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
31/12/2007 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
18/10/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
28/10/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
29/10/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
30/10/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
07/11/2009 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
10/11/2009 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
09/04/2010 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
19/04/2010 TO
WKBN - EWS, Class 37 - RETB Toton
11/06/2010 HQ
WFMU - EWS, Fleet Management Unit
09/10/2010 HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
11/10/2010 HQ
WNTS - EWS, Stored Locomotives
23/12/2010 HQ
WNXX - DBS, Locomotives for Storage
29/01/2011 HQ
WNSO - DBS, Locomotives Sold (Awaiting collection)
17/08/2011 HQ
XHHP - DRS, Stored Locomotives
13/06/2012 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
16/06/2017 KM
XHCC - DRS Class 37 Cumbrian Coast
14/01/2019 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
17/05/2019 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
31/01/2020 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
07/03/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
Date Livery
Jul '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jul '73
British Rail Blue
Apr '86
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Dec '89
Railfreight Triple Grey - Aggregates
Oct '95
Regional Railways Blue
Sep '02
EWS Revised Red/Gold
Apr '05
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Mar '12
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Jan '20
Regional Railways Blue

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