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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D1000 29/12/1961

Names Carried
Name Date From
WESTERN ENTERPRISE 29/12/1961

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 52
Wheels C-C
Builder Swindon Works
Cost when Built £
To Service 29/12/1961
Withdrawn 11/02/1974 off Laira (84A)
Time in Service 12 yrs, 1 mth , 13 dys
Total Mileage 1,240,000 miles
Cut Up 31/07/1974
Cut At Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Status Scrapped

Liveries Carried
Colour Date From
Desert Sand bodywork over whole body. Red buffer beam. 20/12/1961
Desert Sand bodywork with small yellow warning panel 05/11/1962
Maroon bodywork, small yellow warning panel 08/10/1964
BR Blue bodywork, full yellow cab front 02/06/1967

Allocations
Code Name Date From
83D Laira (New) 29/12/1961
81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 03/11/1962
84A Laira 10w/e 15/01/1966
87E Landore 9w/e 18/03/1968
84A Laira 9w/e 16/10/1971
   Withdrawn 11/02/1974


Summary
Start End Event Details Source See Also
12/11/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - "A" shop. SLS 1/1962 Link
03/12/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - "A" shop - under construction - in undercoat. SLS 1/1962 Link
29/12/1961 To Service To service as D1000, name: WESTERN ENTERPRISE
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Laira (83D)
Livery applied: Desert Sand bodywork over whole body. Red buffer beam.
   
03/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
15/01/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (84A)    
18/03/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (87E)    
16/10/1971 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (84A)    
09/01/1972 Sightings Swindon Works visit: In "A" shop RO 3/1972 Link
11/02/1974 Withdrawn Condemned as D1000 from Laira (LA)    
31/07/1974 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon    

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