English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: D6946 / 37246 / 37698 

D6946 / 37246 / 37698 

© English Electric Growl / John Dawson

Eastern Region

Class 37/5 no. 37698 is seen at Leeds with the Arriva Trains service to Carlisle on August 4th 2004

© John Dawson

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Scrapped
Last Number Carried
37698
Scrapped by
C.F. Booth Ltd
Scrapped at
Rotherham Yard
Date Scrapped
21st January 2010
Works Number
3503/D934
Constructed At
English Electric Co. Ltd, Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Built for
British Railways (Board)
Date Accepted
8th October 1964
Classified as
17/3 Class
Number Carried
D6946
Livery Carried
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Depot Allocation
86A, Cardiff Canton
Numberings
Date Number Notes
New D6946  
10/1968 # 6946  
03/1974 # 37246  
24/02/1986 37698  

 

Classifications
Date Class Notes
New 17/3 Class  
06/05/1973 Class 37  
24/02/1986 Class 37/5  
From To Name
09/1988 # 03/1993 #
Coedbach
Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New 86A
Cardiff Canton
 
08/1967 # 91N
NE - North Eastern Region
 
09/1967 # 56B
Healey Mills
 
05/1973 # HM
Healey Mills TMD
 
09/1979 # TE
Thornaby TMD
 
05/1980 # SF
Stratford TMD
 
01/1982 # TI
Tinsley TMD
 
07/1985 # CF
Cardiff Canton T&RSMD
 
05/1993 # IM
Immingham TMD
 
11/1998 # TO
Toton TMD
 
09/1999 # HQ
Headquarters
 
09/1999 # BS
Bescot TMD
 
12/1999 # TO
Toton TMD
 
12/2000 # CD
Crewe DMD
 
10/2001 # TO
Toton TMD
 
01/2002 # HQ
Headquarters
 
06/2002 # CD
Crewe DMD
 
10/2002 # TO
Toton TMD
 
12/2002 # CD
Crewe DMD
 
09/2003 # TO
Toton TMD
 
12/2003 # OC
Old Oak Common TMD
 
03/2004 # TO
Toton TMD
 
12/2004 # HQ
Headquarters
 

Sector Allocation List
Date Depot Sector Details
01/1989 # CF
FHCC - Freight General Coal, Cardiff Pool
01/1993 # CF
FBCK - Trainload Coal, Cardiff Canton Class 37
05/1993 # IM
FPYI - Trainload Petroleum, Immingham Locomotives (Restricted Use)
10/1993 # IM
FPCI - Trainload Petroleum, Immingham locos
01/1994 # IM
FPRI - Trainload Freight, Immingham locos for Contract Services
03/1994 # IM
FDCI - Trainload Freight North, IM Class 37 (Humberside)
05/1995 # IM
FDRI - Loadhaul, IM Class 37/47 (Restricted)
07/1995 # IM
FDCI - Loadhaul, IM Class 37 (Humberside)
11/1998 # TO
WKFN - EWS, Toton Class 37/5 Systemwide
07/1999 # TO
WKBN - EWS, Toton Class 37/0 - 37/3 and 37/5 (systemwide),
09/1999 # HQ
WKMS - EWS, Headquarters Class 37 (Stored for Sandite cover)
09/1999 # BS
WKMS - EWS, BS Class 37 (Sandite Fitted)
12/1999 # TO
WKBN - EWS, Toton Class 37/0 - 37/3 and 37/5 (systemwide),
10/2000 # TO
WKMS - EWS Toton Class 37/5 (Sandite Fitted)
11/2000 # TO
WKSN - EWS, Class 37 Sandite
12/2000 # CD
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Crewe Diesel - Midlands & North West
10/2001 # TO
WKSN - EWS, Class 37 Sandite
01/2002 # HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
05/2002 # HQ
WNTR - EWS, Tactical Reserve
06/2002 # CD
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Crewe Diesel - Midlands & North West
10/2002 # TO
WKSN - EWS Toton Class 37 (Sandite Fitted)
12/2002 # CD
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Crewe Diesel - Midlands & North West
09/2003 # TO
WKSN - EWS Toton Class 37 (Sandite Fitted)
12/2003 # OC
WKAC - EWS, Class 37 Old Oak Common - Anglian & South
03/2004 # TO
WKAD - EWS, Class 37 Toton - Midlands & North West
12/2004 # HQ
WNTA - EWS, Class 37.(Stored - sandite reserve)
09/2007 # HQ
WNXX - EWS, Locomotives for Storage
10/2009 # HQ
WNZX - EWS, Locomotives for Disposal
12/2009 # HQ
WNSO - EWS, Locomotives Sold (Awating Collection)
Date Livery
Oct '64
British Railways Green - Small Warning Panel
Oct '72
British Rail Blue
Jan '86
Railfreight Grey
Sep '88
Railfreight Triple Grey - Coal
Oct '95
Loadhaul Orange/Black

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