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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D209 15/09/1958
TOPS (Tops) 40009 02/1974

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 40
Wheels 1Co-Co1
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 15/09/1958
Withdrawn 07/11/1984
Time in Service 26 yrs, 1 mth , 23 dys
Cut Up 01/03/1985
Cut At Locomotive Works (Doncaster)
Information Vacuum loco,bearings and traction motor problems
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
34B Hornsey (New) 15/09/1958
34G Finsbury Park w/e 30/04/1960
30A Stratford w/e 07/10/1961
32B Ipswich w/e 23/04/1966
WL Western Lines (LMR) w/e 05/07/1967
91M To London Midland Region w/e 12/08/1967
8J Allerton w/e 06/04/1968
D08 Liverpool Division 17/06/1968
D10 Preston Division w/e 09/05/1970
D09 Manchester Division w/e 07/11/1970
   Withdrawn 07/11/1984

Start End Event Details Source See Also
15/09/1958 To Service To service as D209
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Hornsey (34B)
30/04/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Finsbury Park (34G)    
07/10/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
23/04/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Ipswich (32B)    
05/07/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Western Lines (LMR) (WL)    
12/08/1967 Allocation Reallocated to To London Midland Region (91M)    
06/04/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Allerton (8J)    
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Liverpool Division (D08)    
09/05/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Preston Division (D10)    
07/11/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Manchester Division (D09)    
27/12/1971 Sightings Stabled at Crewe Diesel depot: Stabled on Crewe Diesel depot RO 517 Link
02/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 40009    
07/11/1984 Withdrawn Condemned as 40009    
01/03/1985 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Doncaster    

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