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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D801 07/11/1958

Names Carried
Name Date From
VANGUARD 07/11/1958

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 42
Wheels B-B
Builder Swindon Works
To Service 07/11/1958
Withdrawn 03/08/1968
Time in Service 9 yrs, 8 mths , 27 dys
Total Mileage 855,560 miles
Cut Up 24/10/1970
Cut At Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
83D Laira (New) 07/11/1958
   Withdrawn 03/08/1968

Date Modified Modification

Start End Event Details Source See Also
07/11/1958 To Service To service as D801, name: VANGUARD
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Laira (83D)
13/08/1960 Sightings Paddington - Torbay 'Torbay Express' - all over green livery The Early Years of London Diesels  
03/08/1968 Withdrawn Condemned as D801    
22/07/1969 Sightings Laira Depot visit: On Laira depot. RO 10/1969 Link
24/10/1970 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon    

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