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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D417 06/04/1968
TOPS (Tops) 50017 01/01/1973

Names Carried
Name Date From
Royal Oak 24/04/1978

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 06/04/1968
Withdrawn 01/09/1991
Withdrawal Reason Main generator
Time in Service 23 yrs, 4 mths , 26 dys
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
WL Western Lines (LMR) (New) 06/04/1968
D05 Stoke Division 17/06/1968
BR Bristol Bath Road w/e 11/05/1974
CD Crewe Diesel w/e 25/05/1974
LA Laira w/e 10/01/1976
   Withdrawn 01/09/1991

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
06/04/1968 To Service To service as D417
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Western Lines (LMR) (WL)
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke Division (D05)    
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 50017    
11/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
25/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe Diesel (CD)    
10/01/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
24/04/1978 Naming Named 'Royal Oak' at Laira    
01/09/1991 Withdrawn Condemned as 50017    

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