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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D440 25/09/1968
TOPS (Tops) 50040 01/01/1973

Names Carried
Name Date From
Leviathan (removed 06/1987) 15/09/1978
Centurion 08/07/1987

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 25/09/1968
Withdrawn 03/08/1990
Withdrawal Reason Worn out power unit
Time in Service 21 yrs, 10 mths , 9 dys
Cut Up 31/07/2008
Cut At Sims Metals (Halesowen)
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
D05 Stoke Division (New) 25/09/1968
BR Bristol Bath Road w/e 11/05/1974
CD Crewe Diesel w/e 25/05/1974
BR Bristol Bath Road 2w/e 10/04/1976
   Withdrawn 03/08/1990

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
25/09/1968 To Service To service as D440
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Stoke Division (D05)
13/07/1969 Sightings Polmadie Depot visit: On Polmadie shed. RO 10/1969 Link
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 50040    
11/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
25/05/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe Diesel (CD)    
10/04/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
15/09/1978 Naming Named 'Leviathan' at Laira    
08/07/1987 Naming Renamed 'Centurion' at Laira    
03/08/1990 Withdrawn Condemned as 50040    
31/07/2008 Scrapped Broken up by Sims Metals: Halesowen    

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