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Locomotives: D6996 / 37296 / 37423 

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D6996 / 37296 / 37423 

© English Electric Growl / The late Bill Wright
The Berkeley to Crewe CLS nuclear flask train, 6M56, passes through Bromsgrove station on June 23rd, 2010 with Class 37/4 no. 37423 and Class 37/6 no. 37607 providing traction.

© The late Bill Wright
  • Status
  • Initial
  • Numbers
  • Names
  • Allocations
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Stored Unserviceable
Last Number Carried
37423
Owner
Europhoenix
Location
Leicester TMD
Works Number
3556/D985
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Rail
Date Accepted
16th July 1965
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6996
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6996  
01/1974 # 37296  
23/01/1986 37423  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
23/01/1986 Class 37/4  
From To Name
18/05/1988 08/2001 #
Sir Murray Morrison 1873 - 1948
11/07/2009 12/2023 #
The Spirit of the Lakes
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
06/05/1973 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
02/10/1977 LE
Landore TMD
 
10/1980 # BR
Bristol Bath Road TMD
 
22/11/1981 LE
Landore TMD
 
01/01/1984 CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
20/01/1985 ED
Eastfield TMD (Glasgow)
 
16/08/1992 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
12/08/1996 HQ
Headquarters
 
02/05/1997 CD
Crewe DMD
 
04/07/1997 SF
Stratford TMD
 
26/09/1997 TO
Toton TMD
 
27/11/1998 ML
Motherwell TMD
 
26/11/1999 HQ
Headquarters
 
07/09/2007 KM
Kingmoor TMD
 
05/01/2024 LR
Leicester LIP
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/01/1989 ED
FMGA - Freight Metals, Eastfield Aluminum 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)
12/08/1996 HQ
LCWX - Transrail, Strategic Reserve
02/05/1997 CD
LWCW - EWS (Transrail), CD class 37 (Freight)
04/07/1997 SF
EWDB - EWS (Mainline), Stewarts Lane / Stratford Class 33/37
26/09/1997 TO
ENTN - EWS, Toton Class 37 East & Midlands
27/11/1998 ML
WKMB - EWS, Motherwell Class 37 (RETB)
26/11/1999 HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
31/01/2003 HQ
WNZX - EWS, Locomotives for Disposal
02/04/2003 HQ
WNSO - EWS, Locomotives Sold (Awating Collection)
29/08/2007 HQ
MDBL - Private Owner Diesel Locomotives
07/09/2007 KM
XHHP - DRS, De-registered Locomotives
10/12/2007 KM
XHNC - DRS Locomotives, Nuclear Traffic
08/04/2011 KM
XHAC - DRS Locomotives
22/01/2013 KM
XHND - DRS Locomotives, Class 37s for Infrastructure Monitoring
01/05/2013 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
16/06/2017 KM
XHAC - DRS Class 37/47 ETS
18/02/2022 KM
XHSS - DRS, Stored Locomotives
08/03/2022 KM
XWSS - DRS Stored Locomotives
24/10/2022 KM
XHSO - DRS Supply Chain Operations Locomotives
25/05/2023 KM
XSDP - DRS Locomotives Stored/For Disposal
05/01/2024 LR
EPUK - Europhoenix Locomotives (UK)
Date Livery
Jul '65
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Jul '73
British Rail Blue
Jan '86
British Rail Large Logo Blue
Feb '88
No Livery Selected
Feb '88
Railfreight Triple Grey
Apr '88
Railfreight Triple Grey - Metals
Oct '89
Intercity - Mainline
Sep '93
Railfreight Triple Grey - Speedlink
Nov '94
Transrail Grey
Oct '07
DRS Blue - Compass Logo
Apr '14
DRS Blue Unbranded
May '14
DRS Blue - Compass Revised
Dec '16
DRS Blue - Compass Basic
Feb '24
DRS Blue Unbranded

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