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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D807 24/06/1959

Names Carried
Name Date From
CARADOC 24/06/1959

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 42
Wheels B-B
Builder Swindon Works
To Service 24/06/1959
Withdrawn 26/09/1972
Time in Service 13 yrs, 3 mths , 2 dys
Total Mileage 1,317,000 miles
Cut Up 03/11/1972
Cut At Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
83D Laira (New) 24/06/1959
83A Newton Abbot 4w/e 31/08/1967
83A Newton Abbot 7w/e 27/07/1968
83A Newton Abbot q/e 22/05/1971
84A Laira 9w/e 08/01/1972
   Withdrawn 26/09/1972

Start End Event Details Source See Also
24/06/1959 To Service To service as D807, name: CARADOC
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Laira (83D)
27/07/1959 Sightings 1st diesel haulage on up 'Torbay Express' The Early Years of London Diesels  
03/09/1960 Sightings Working the overnight Manchester-Penzance service at Stoneycombe, Devon - train loco - piloted by D6318 Green Diesel Days - Huntriss  
31/08/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
27/07/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
22/05/1971 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
08/01/1972 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (84A)    
26/09/1972 Withdrawn Condemned as D807    
03/11/1972 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon    

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