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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D212 25/05/1959
TOPS (Tops) 40012 02/1974
Departmental (Dept) 97407 20/05/1985

Names Carried
Name Date From
AUREOL 20/09/1960

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 40
Wheels 1Co-Co1
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 25/05/1959
Withdrawn 04/04/1986
Time in Service 26 yrs, 10 mths , 10 dys
Information Loco has 9in crack in bogies frame
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
1A Willesden (New) 25/05/1959
5A Crewe North w/e 27/06/1959
12B Carlisle Upperby w/e 19/09/1959
1B Camden w/e 17/12/1960
2F Bescot w/e 03/01/1966
WL Western Lines (LMR) 18/04/1966
9A Longsight w/e 19/08/1967
D09 Manchester Division 17/06/1968
D10 Preston Division 2w/e 10/06/1972
LO Longsight w/e 11/08/1973
   Withdrawn 08/02/1985
CD Crewe Diesel (Reinstated) 20/05/1985
   Withdrawn 04/04/1986

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
25/05/1959 To Service To service as D212
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Willesden (1A)
27/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe North (5A)    
19/09/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Carlisle Upperby (12B)    
17/12/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Camden (1B)    
08/04/1962 Sightings Crewe Works visit: Around the works - Erecting shop. SLS 5/1962 Link
03/01/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Bescot (2F)    
18/04/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Western Lines (LMR) (WL)    
19/08/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Longsight (9A)    
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Manchester Division (D09)    
10/06/1972 Allocation Reallocated to Preston Division (D10)    
11/08/1973 Allocation Reallocated to Longsight (LO)    
02/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 40012    
04/04/1986 Withdrawn Condemned as 40012    

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