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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D1023 23/09/1963

Names Carried
Name Date From

Liveries Carried
Colour Date From
Maroon bodywork, small yellow warning panel 23/09/1963
BR Blue bodywork, full yellow cab front 19/12/1967

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 52
Wheels C-C
Builder Swindon Works
To Service 23/09/1963
Withdrawn 28/02/1977 off Laira (84A)
Time in Service 13 yrs, 5 mths , 5 dys
Total Mileage 1,256,000 miles
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
86A Cardiff Canton (New) 23/09/1963
87E Landore 2w/e 07/03/1965
86A Cardiff Canton 5w/e 27/03/1966
84A Laira 5w/e 01/05/1966
   Withdrawn 28/02/1977

Current Status Unknown

Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Swindon Works 26/09/1963 27/09/1963 2 days Unclassified  
Swindon Works 20/02/1964 13/03/1964 23 days Unclassified  

Start End Event Details Source See Also
23/09/1963 To Service To service as D1023, name: WESTERN FUSILIER
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Cardiff Canton (86A)
Livery applied: Maroon bodywork, small yellow warning panel
26/09/1963 27/09/1963 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 26/09/1963. Dep: 27/09/1963.
Stopped on 26/09/1963
Reason: 'B' bogie removed for examination and change. Loco weighed at 107t 1cwt.
20/02/1964 13/03/1964 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 20/02/1964. Dep: 13/03/1964.
Stopped on 10/02/1964
Reason: Transmission top casing broken. Axle failure on ultrasonic test.Both engines changed. 'A' transmission changed & both bogies also changed.
07/03/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (87E)    
27/03/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86A)    
01/05/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (84A)    
13/09/1973 Modification Modification: Air Brakes fitted    
13/09/1973 Modification Modification: Dual AWS Fitted    
28/02/1977 Withdrawn Condemned as D1023 from Laira (LA)    

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