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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D421 01/05/1968
TOPS (Tops) 50021 23/11/1973

Names Carried
Name Date From
Rodney 31/07/1978

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 01/05/1968
Withdrawn 17/04/1990
Withdrawal Reason Power unit
Time in Service 21 yrs, 11 mths , 16 dys
Cut Up 19/10/1992
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
WL Western Lines (LMR) (New) 01/05/1968
D05 Stoke Division 17/06/1968
91W To Western Region / GWR w/e 10/05/1975
LA Laira 05/06/1988
   Withdrawn 17/04/1990

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
01/05/1968 To Service To service as D421
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 50021    
10/05/1975 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
10/05/1975 Allocation Reallocated to To Western Region / GWR (91W)    
31/07/1978 Naming Named 'Rodney' at Laira    
05/06/1988 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
17/04/1990 Withdrawn Condemned as 50021    

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