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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From Notes
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D285 18/07/1960  
TOPS (Tops) 40085 02/1974  

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 40
Wheels 1Co-Co1
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Fittings (as built)
Train Brakes Vacuum Brakes fitted
Steam Boiler Stone OK4625
Multiple Fitting Blue Star
Other Details Disc Route Indicators
To Service 18/07/1960
Withdrawn 30/03/1984
Time in Service 23 yrs, 8 mths , 12 dys
Cut Up 01/01/1985
Cut At Locomotive Works (Doncaster)
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
50A York (North) (New) 18/07/1960
52A Gateshead 4w/e 25/03/1967
50A York (North) 4w/e 07/10/1967
52A Gateshead 4w/e 25/05/1968
55B York (North) w/e 06/05/1972
GD Gateshead w/e 29/02/1976
   Withdrawn 30/03/1984

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 52A Gateshead 4w/e 25/03/1967
ALLOC 50A York (North) 4w/e 07/10/1967
ALLOC 52A Gateshead 4w/e 25/05/1968

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Order_number Modification Total Cost
06/1970   Dual Braked  

Start End Event Details Source See Also
18/07/1960 To Service To service as D285
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to York (North) (50A)
25/03/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (52A)    
07/10/1967 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (50A)    
25/05/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (52A)    
21/06/1969 Sightings Hornsey depot: On shed RO 9/1969 Link
06/1970 Modification Modification: Air Brakes fitted    
06/05/1972 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (55B)    
02/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 40085    
29/02/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (GD)    
30/03/1984 Withdrawn Condemned as 40085    
01/01/1985 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Doncaster    

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