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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From Notes
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D435 30/09/1968  
TOPS (Tops) 50035 01/01/1973  

Names Carried
Name Date From
Ark Royal 17/01/1978

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 50
Subclass/Rebuild History
Wheels Co-Co
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
To Service 30/09/1968 to Stoke Division (D05)
Withdrawn 01/08/1990
Withdrawal Reason Main generator
Time in Service 21 yrs, 10 mths , 2 dys
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
D05 Stoke Division (New) on 30/09/1968
BR Bristol Bath Road w/e 10/01/1976
LA Laira 2w/e 11/12/1976
   Withdrawn on 01/08/1990

Current Status Unknown

Start Event Details Source See Also
30/09/1968 To Service To service as British Railways Number 435
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Stoke Division (D05)
01/01/1973 Renumbered Renumbered to 50035    
10/01/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BR)    
11/12/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
17/01/1978 Naming Named 'Ark Royal' at Plymouth Station    
01/08/1990 Withdrawn Condemned as 50035    

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