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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D2073 05/11/1959
TOPS (Tops) 03073 01/01/1973

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 03
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Doncaster Works
To Service 05/11/1959
Withdrawn 23/05/1989
Time in Service 29 yrs, 6 mths , 18 dys
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
56G Bradford Hammerton Street (New) 05/11/1959
56B Healey Mills 4w/e 15/07/1967
55B York (North) w/e 14/12/1968
50C Hull Botanic Gardens w/e 16/12/1972
   Withdrawn 23/05/1989

Preservation Date 18/01/1991
Current Status Operational
Status Date 15/09/2011
Information Currently at The Railway Age, Crewe. This locomotive is operational and is used for the 'Driver for a Fiver' promotion where members of the public can take the controls for a return trip on the demonstration line.

Start End Event Details Source See Also
05/11/1959 To Service To service as D2073
Built at Doncaster Works
Allocated to Bradford Hammerton Street (56G)
15/07/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Healey Mills (56B)    
11/1968 Modification Modification: Air Brakes fitted    
14/12/1968 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (55B)    
16/12/1972 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Botanic Gardens (50C)    
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 03073    
23/05/1989 Withdrawn      

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