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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D53 25/06/1962
TOPS (Tops) 45041 05/1975

Names Carried
Name Date From
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT 24/09/1964

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 45
Wheels 1Co-Co1
Builder Crewe Works
To Service 25/06/1962
Withdrawn 08/06/1988
Time in Service 25 yrs, 11 mths , 14 dys
Status Preserved

Allocations
Code Name Date From
17A Derby (New) 25/06/1962
14A Cricklewood East w/e 14/07/1962
17A Derby w/e 09/03/1963
ML Line Power Controller, Derby 16/01/1965
D16 Nottingham Division w/e 08/10/1966
ML Line Power Controller, Derby w/e 11/03/1967
D16 Nottingham Division w/e 16/12/1967
55A Holbeck (MR) w/e 17/08/1968
91E To Eastern Region w/e 17/08/1968
   Withdrawn 08/06/1988

Modifications
Date Modified Modification
08/1968 Air Brakes fitted
 
 


Summary
Start End Event Details Source See Also
26/11/1961 Sightings Crewe Works visit: Around the Works - Erecting shop - under construction - body shell. SLS 1/1962 Link
08/04/1962 Sightings Crewe Works visit: Around the works - Erecting shop - engines in. SLS 5/1962 Link
25/06/1962 To Service To service as D53
Built at Crewe Works
Allocated to Derby (17A)
   
14/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Cricklewood East (14A)    
09/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Derby (17A)    
24/09/1964 Naming Named 'ROYAL TANK REGIMENT'    
16/01/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Line Power Controller, Derby (ML)    
08/10/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Nottingham Division (D16)    
11/03/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Line Power Controller, Derby (ML)    
16/12/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Nottingham Division (D16)    
08/1968 Modification Modification: Air Brakes fitted    
17/08/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Holbeck (MR) (55A)    
17/08/1968 Allocation Reallocated to To Eastern Region (91E)    
06/02/1972 Sightings Derby Works visit: Around the works - Erecting shop. RO 4/1972 Link
05/1975 Renumbered Renumbered to 45041    
08/06/1988 Withdrawn Condemned as 45041    

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