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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D402 23/12/1967
TOPS (Tops) 50002 01/01/1973

Names Carried
Name Date From
Superb 21/03/1978

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 23/12/1967
Withdrawn 09/09/1991
Withdrawal Reason Power unit
Time in Service 23 yrs, 8 mths , 17 dys
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
WL Western Lines (LMR) (New) 23/12/1967
D05 Stoke Division 17/06/1968
BR Bristol Bath Road w/e 10/11/1973
OC Old Oak Common w/e 11/05/1974
LA Laira 2w/e 10/04/1976
   Withdrawn 09/09/1991

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
23/12/1967 To Service To service as D402
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Western Lines (LMR) (WL)
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke Division (D05)    
30/01/1972 Sightings Crewe Works visit: Around the works - Erecting shop. RO 4/1972 Link
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 50002    
10/11/1973 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
11/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (OC)    
10/04/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
21/03/1978 Naming Named 'Superb' at Laira    
09/09/1991 Withdrawn Condemned as 50002    

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