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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D1855 24/08/1965
TOPS (1973) 47205 05/1974

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 47
Wheels Co-Co
Builder Crewe Works
Works Number 617
To Service 24/08/1965
Withdrawn 30/09/2004
Time in Service 39 yrs, 1 mth , 6 dys
Cut Up 31/12/2004
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
5A Crewe Diesel (New) 24/08/1965
WL Western Lines (LMR) 18/04/1966
D05 Stoke Division 17/06/1968
D16 Nottingham Division w/e 07/01/1970
D01 London Division w/e 06/05/1972
CD Crewe Diesel w/e 12/01/1974
CW Cricklewood East w/e 11/05/1974
CD Crewe Diesel w/e 28/02/1976
   Withdrawn 30/09/2004

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
24/08/1965 To Service To service as D1855
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 617
Allocated to Crewe Diesel (5A)
18/04/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Western Lines (LMR) (WL)    
29/04/1967 Sightings Lineside at Ince: Passing John Thickitt Link
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke Division (D05)    
07/01/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Nottingham Division (D16)    
06/02/1972 Sightings Toton depot visit during coal strike: On shed RO 4/1972 Link
06/05/1972 Allocation Reallocated to London Division (D01)    
12/01/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe Diesel (CD)    
05/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 47205    
11/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Cricklewood East (CW)    
28/02/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe Diesel (CD)    
30/09/2004 Withdrawn Condemned as 47205    

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