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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D427 10/06/1968
TOPS (Tops) 50027 01/01/1973

Names Carried
Name Date From
Lion 17/04/1978

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 10/06/1968
Withdrawn 23/07/1991
Withdrawal Reason Power unit
Time in Service 23 yrs, 1 mth , 13 dys
Cut Up 30/04/1992
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
D05 Stoke Division (New) 10/06/1968
BR Bristol Bath Road w/e 09/03/1974
LA Laira w/e 06/04/1974
   Withdrawn 23/07/1991

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
10/06/1968 To Service To service as D427
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Stoke Division (D05)
05/01/1969 Sightings Crewe North depot: Stabled in depot RO 9/1969 Link
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 50027    
09/03/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
06/04/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
17/04/1978 Naming Named 'Lion' at Laira    
23/07/1991 Withdrawn Condemned as 50027    

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