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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D870 25/10/1961

Names Carried
Name Date From
ZULU 25/10/1961

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 42
Wheels B-B
Builder Swindon Works
To Service 25/10/1961
Withdrawn 28/08/1971
Time in Service 9 yrs, 10 mths , 3 dys
Total Mileage 922,000 miles
Cut Up 12/05/1972
Cut At Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Status Scrapped

Code Name Date From
83D Laira (New) 25/10/1961
83A Newton Abbot 7w/e 19/06/1966
84A Laira 4w/e 31/08/1967
   Stored 6w/e 14/08/1971
   Withdrawn 28/08/1971

Start End Event Details Source See Also
25/10/1961 To Service To service as D870, name: ZULU
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Laira (83D)
19/06/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
31/08/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (84A)    
23/07/1969 Sightings Exeter St Davids station and depot: On Exeter St Davids depot. RO 10/1969 Link
14/08/1971 To Store To Store    
28/08/1971 Withdrawn Condemned as D870    
09/01/1972 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Derelict shell RO 3/1972 Link
21/01/1972 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the works RO 3/1972 Link
12/05/1972 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon