Loco History

The loco was new in 7-4-1965, Built by British Railways at Derby Works, in green livery and vacuum braking system only.

NEW to D16 Nottingham Division 10-4-65

D14 London (Midland) Division on 10-65

11-2-67

Tyres turned at Crisklewood TMD

9A Longsight Manchester on 5-68

D09 Manchester Division on 6-68

3-8-68

Worked 14.35 Llandudno Town to Sheffield and return.

22-11-68

Power fault. Only 1000amps on full power. Tested on depot, No Fault Found.

21-12-68

Loss of Power. Fuel filters cleaned. New brush pads fitted to load reg.

18-2-69

In Derby Works for first Intermediate repair. Fitted with snow plough brackets. Direct exhaust turbo drain, plus engine & main/gen change:- 73601-06 PU R73200 M/G out VA1016B PU R73083 M/G in. Bogie change 5010/752 & 2 fitted from D7558 25208. Out of Works to traffic ? 12-3-69

18-11-70

B side exhauster changed 4324 out, 4106 in.

D08 Liverpool Division on 10-71

19-1-72

Tyres turned at Reddish TMD.

3-2-72

Triple pump changed at Wigan TMD.

21-8-72

B side exhauster changed 4106 out, 4192 in, at Wigan TMD.

4-10-72

Batteries changed at Wigan TMD.

9-11-72

Loss of Power. Switch placed in normal position. Field Divert motor run back from full position.

16-11-72

Leaking air pipe. Faulty fuel transfer pump replaced

25-11-72

Unable to regain power after coasting. Field divert camshaft over-run in full field. Pilot motor brake pad not stopping armature. New insert fitted to brake.

28-11-72

Loss of Power. Field divert not connecting. Field divert switch operated and power regained.

5-12-72

Bogie air pipe fractured.

6-12-72

Loss of Power field divert pilot motor over-run. Pilot motor reset.

22-12-72

Low power. Field divert motor sticking. Brake pad fitted.

8-1-73

In Derby Works for second Intermediate repair. Engine and Main/Gen changed VA1016B PU, R73083 M/G out, VA 1009B PU, R73148 M/G in. Wheels from D7530 25180 fitted [M0802, D3580, D6124, M0805]. Out of works to traffic ? 2-2-73.

24-4-74

Renumbered to 25191

30-8-74

Tyres turned at Crewe DMD.

SP Springs Branch Wigan on 5-73

KM Carlisle Kingmoor on 5-73

4-8-73

Turbo changed at Wigan TMD.

KD Carlisle TMD on 5-1-75

13-3-75

Stopped for works unclassified repair at Derby (in works 21-3-75) due to extensive fire in control cubicle. Damage at negative bar at base. Bogie repairs carried out as well. Out of works 22-4-75

25-4-75

To traffic.

16-2-76 - 18-2-76

Compressor changed at Crewe DMD, 25261 out, 12881 in.

17-5-76

Tyres turned at Reddish TMD.

23-3-77

Turbo changed (blades damaged) at Carlisle TMD.

9-8-77 - 12-8-77

Batteries changed at Carlisle TMD.

5/6-12-77

All 4 traction motor change due to low armature insulation. At Carlisle TMD.

19-4-78

In Derby Works for first general repair. Repaint. Dual braking fitted. Engine and Main/gen changed VA 1009B PU, R 73148 M/G out, VA 709B PU, R72290 M/G in, Ex D5285 25135. All 4 wheels changed [D2756, D2753, D2750, D2759] Ex D7670 25320. Out of works 19-6-78.

NOTE, ENGINE VA 709B started life in D5203 25053 25-5-63, then to D5282 25132 on 24-1-67 then D5285 25135 on 7-6-73

22-6-78

To traffic.

1-7-78

Worked with 25326 on 1E81 Stoke-on-Trent? to Skegness, returned ECS.

8-7-78

At Llandudno Jct with 25293 & 24023

Sun 21-8-78

Working on the S& C dropping ballast south of Smardale viaduct.

5-9-78

Voltage Regulator changed at Wigan TMD. Replacement from 25185.

25-7-79

Turbo impellor blade damaged. Toton TMD.

2-8-79

Worked 13.40 Glasgow Central to Carlisle.

3-9-79

Worked 17.20 Llandudno Town to Manchester Vic.

10-12-79

Stopped at Willesden TMD with main/gen & traction motor flashover.

29-2-80

In Swindon Works for unclassified repair. Main/Gen repair after flashover & fire also traction motor examined for flashover damage. Main/Gen R72290 out, R72402 in Ex D7586 25236. Other minor repairs done to Bogies, Body & Engine.

Out of works 25-3-80

29-2-80

Arr Swindon Works 10.35 29-2 on 2202 in works 09.40 7-12 for main gen exp OK 23.XX 26-3

Assigned for REP 22.XX 28-2 at Swindon

1-4-80

To traffic

7-8-80

Worked with 25107 on 2D62 13.40 Manchester Vic to Llandudno Town.

9-4-80

En-route Penyfordd to Tring Cut on 6L45 Dep Penyfordd 14.50 9-4

23-4-80

Arr Carnforth 17.50 23-4 on 0Z00

16-5-80

Arr Workington Yd 17.45 16-5 on 9T44

9-7-80

Arr Whitehaven Dock 09.15 9-7 on 9T44

15-7-80

Arr Carlisle KM TMD 22.05 15-7 on 0T38

31-7-80

At Peak Forest

5-1-81

At Reddish TMD OOS 21.XX 5-1 for Blower/Cooling Fan exp OK 22.XX 10-1 Blower motor changed 6-1-81 to 10-1-81

14-1-81 ~ 16-1-81

Arr Reddish TMD 20.10 14-1 on 0Z00 MTCE COMP 16-1

14-2-81

Arr Workington SD 13.15 14-2 on 0Z00

17-3-81

En-route Ellesmere REP to Bardon Hill on 6F34 Dep Ellesmere REP 19.40 17-3

22-6-81 ~ 8-7-81

Arr Carlisle TMD 22.15 22-6 on 0Z00 OOS 06.XX 17-6 for Turbo exp OK 23.XX 9-7

Turbo changed 9-7-81

Assigned for Traction Motors 10.XX 20-6 at Carlisle TMD

25-7-81 ~ 15-8-81

Arr Carlisle TMD 10.30 25-7 on 0Z00 OOS 09.XX 24-7 for Traction Motor exp OK 10.XX 19-8

No. 2 & 4 traction motors changed for low readings on interpoles on 26-8-81

22-8-81

As above, but with an exp OK 22.XX 23-8

2-9-81

Arr Carlisle Kingmoor SD 17.25 2-9 on 0L50

Assigned for B xam 07.XX 4-9 at Carlisle TMD

4-9-81

Arr Healey Mills 21.00 4-9 on 09 7E15

14-10-81

Second hand set of batteries fitted from 25292

21-10-81 ~ 27-10-81

Arr Bletchley TMD 00.32 21-10 on 0Z00 OOS 12.XX 18-10 for Traction Motors exp OK 04.XX 11-11

2-11-81

No.4 traction motor earth fault at Bletchley TMD.

4/5-12-81

New set of batteries fitted at Carlisle TMD on E-AXAM.

30-12-81

New triple pump fitted at Carlisle TMD due to old one passing coolant.

16-2-82

No.2 compressor changed at Carlisle TMD, old one seized.

26-3-82

No. 3 traction motor changed at Carlisle TMD, due to low reading

27-3-82

Worked 09.15 Worcester Shrub Hill to Swindon from Gloucester a DMU drag due to failure.

28-5-82

Worked 1S37 12.50 Carlisle to Glasgow Central.

2-10-82

Tyres turned at Willesden TMD

14-2-83

Stopped at 14.30 at Wigan TMD due to low megger reading on main/gen.

21-4-83

In Derby Works for unclassified repair. Main/Gen to earth, changed. R72402 out, R72336 in Ex 25212.

NOTE, MAIN GEN started life in D5193 25043 29-4-63 the to D5207 25057 on 7-11-66 then to D7518 25168 on 15-5-70 then to D7558 25208 on 31-8-73 then to D7562 25212 on 2-2-83.

Also crankcase breather modified whiles in works. Out of works 19-5-83.

27-5-83

To traffic

10-8-83

No. 1 compressor changed at Bescot TMD due to nosy bearing.

21-8-83

Worked with 25173 on 1G37 10.00 Euston to Wolverhampton between Bletchley and Rugby dragging 8XXXX due to engineering work.

10-10-83

On show at Workington open day.

6-12-83

Arrived at Follingsby with a freightliner from Trafford Park

8-12-83

Worked 1V10 06.20 Wolverhampton to Paddington between Coventry and Banbury dragging 47459 failed, 25185 forwards.

14-12-83

Seen heading west through Port Talbot.

18-12-83

Stabled on March TMD.

30-3-84

With 25205 on an cement working from Stranraer to Carlisle.

7-6-84

Seen heading west at New Mills South Jct with one air brake van in tow.

19-6-84

Worked 2E49 14.20 Crewe to Cleethorpes between Stoke-on-Trent and Derby due to DMU failure.

11-7-84

Worked 07.53 Northampton to Blackpool ADEX from Preston and return then 18.20 Edinburgh to Manchester Vic ADEX from Preston to Manchester Vic.

12-7-84

Worked 1G10 18.38 Blackpool to Birmingham New St as far as Preston.

19-7-84

Worked 1P35 15.13 Crewe to Barrow from Preston then 1F32 18.21 Barrow to Liverpool.

21-8-84

Worked 1S90 06.05 Carlisle to Glasgow Central and 1M89 15.50 Glasgow Central to Carlisle.

11-9-84

Arr Bamber Bridge CE 16.XX 11-9

1-10-84

With 25201 seen at Chester with a oil tank train.

18-12-84

Worked 07.28 Hereford to Birmingham New St from Stourbridge Jct due to DMU failure.

21-1-85

Worked 15.00 Whitehaven to Carlisle due to DMU failure.

31-1-85

Seen passing Talacre with a engineers train.

6-2-85

Seen at Hereford with a tank train with 25226 leading heading south.

8/10-2-85

AVR defective and batteries swapped at Crewe DMD, all from 25284.

23-3-85

No. 2 compressor changed at Bescot TMD.

5-4-85

Worked as pilot loco to 47483 on 1S06 21.00 Euston to Stranraer Harbour from Ayr.

8-4-85

Worked 1A02 07.30 Stranraer Harbour to Glasgow Central due to 47XXX failure.

17-5-85

Worked a tank train around the coast between Cornforth & barrow, seen at Plumpton.

22-6-85

Worked with 25230 on 1G82 13.40 Aberystwyth to Wolverhampton from Shrewsbury due to late running it was extended to Wolverhampton.

24-6-85

Worked a van train from Shrewsbury to Bristol, but after striking and killing a lady at Leominster, the loco was held at Hereford.

29-6-85

On Wigan Springs Branch shed.

16/20-7-85

No. 1 traction motor changed at Wigan TMD.

21-7-85

On Wigan Springs Branch shed jacked up with bogies out.

27-7-85

On Bescot.

22-8-85

Arr Willesden TMD on 6T33

25-9-85

Worked 1S90 06.05 Carlisle to Glasgow Central and 1M89 15.45 Glasgow Central to Carlisle.

3-10-85

Worked 1F17 10.46 Preston to Liverpool, 1P17 13.05 Liverpool to Preston and 1F31 14.33 Preston to Liverpool.

2-11-85

Arr Shrewsbury CS on 0Z00

3-11-85

Worked 13.00 Wolverhampton to Chester from Shrewsbury due to DMU failure.

4-12-85

At Carlisle TMD on DEL OOS for Wheels, Tyres & Axles

28/9-12-85

No. 1 & 4 wheel set changed at Carlisle TMD, hot bearing D2404 out, D2756 in. Also No. 4 traction motor changed due to hot bearing.

8-1-86

Arr Carlisle 20.XX 8-1 - Allocated on 6S56

10-2-86

At Gloucester SD on 0F80

11-2-86

Seen at Clitheroe with a return working from Castle Cement Works with one VDA van in tow.

13-2-86

Arr Toton TMD 03.XX 13-2 - Allocated on TN64

26-2-86

Worked a Amlwch to Ellesmere Port tank train early pm.

5-3-86

Worked a Mostyn Dock to Amlwch sulphur train.

18-3-86 ~ 13-4-86

Arr Tyseley TMD 02.55 18-3 on 0Z00 OOS 18.XX 17-3 for Wheels, Tyres & Axles exp OK 22.XX 16-4

Assigned for Traction Motors 22.XX 17-3 at Tyseley TMD

A xam in 55hrs

CD Crewe DMD on 5-86

12-5-86

Tow ‘Iron Duke' from Tyseley to Didcot.

21-5-86

At Ellesmere Port E Yd on 0Z00

15-6-86

On Leicester TMD

27-7-86

Worked with 25181 on 1Z36 06.12 Wolverhampton to Littlehampton “The Coastway Crusader” from Bristol TM. 25181 failed at Andover on arrival back from Luggershall with bad wheel flats/shifted tyre‘s. 33011 replaced 181 from Andover to Salisbury via Bognor & Littlehampton. Dep Littlehampton 18.15 1hr 25mins late. 37046/117 replaced 33011 which had low fuel, 25191 worked back on top of the 37's.

A xam in 46hrs

30-7-86

Arr Saltley SD 02.20 30-7 on 0T57 - Allocated on BM57

A xam in 35hrs

12-8-86

Worked 2J61 06.30 Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury.

1-9-86

At Bescot TMD on 0Z99 OOS for xam exp OK 08.XX 1-9

9-9-86

At Bescot Yd on 64 7G25

21-9-86

At Lye, Stourbridge on 0T48

24-9-86

On Bescot trip 48 seen at Handsworth cement sdgs.

At Willesden High L sdgs on 71 8L47

28-9-86

It drag three services the short distance between Glasgow Central & Shields Road due to engineering work.

At Bescot TMD on 0Z00 OOS for xam exp OK 16.XX 28-9

30-9-86

Worked 7T23 14.00 Derby St.Marys Yd to Toton.

2-10-86

Used to haul 89001 from Crewe to Derby Research Dept, on its first trip out of the works.

9-10-86

At Llandudno on 7T92 - Allocated on LJ92 to Llandudno & LJAX to Llandudno Jct SD

10-10-86

Arr Llandudno 20.15 10.10 on 38 7D56

A xam in 48hrs

14-10-86

Arr Crewe 01.21 14-10 on 52 1M38 - Allocated on CE94 to Crewe

A xam in 39hrs

En-route Stanlow & Thornton to Aberystwyth on 6J28 Dep Stanlow & Thornton 23.05 14-10 - Allocated on 7F79 to Stanlow & Thornton

A xam in 35hrs

16-10-86

Worked 6J28 Stanlow & Thornton to Aberystwyth. Arrived Aberystwyth 3 hours late due to signalman at Talerddig forgetting train??

17-10-86

Worked 6J28 01.00 (WO)Stanlow & Thornton to Aberysthwyth

18-10-86

Arr Ellesmere Port 05.30 18-10 on 0Z00

A xam in 22hrs

22-10-86

Arr Carlisle 10.30 22-10 on 09 4M80 OOS 16.XX 22-10 for A xam exp OK 22.XX 22-10

A xam in -4hrs

28-10-86

Arr Carlisle 05.30 28-10 on 0Z00 - Allocated on 6S56 to Dumfries

A xam in 36hrs

31-10-86 ~ 2-11-86

Arr Carlisle 22.30 31-10 on 0Z00 - Allocated on MP62 to Carlisle

A xam in 16hrs

3-11-86

Arr Carlisle 20.25 3-11 on 0Z00 - Allocated on 6S56 to Dumfries

A xam in 55hrs

4-11-86

Arr Carlisle 16.40 4-11 on 6M80 - Allocated on 6S56 to Dumfries & 6M80 to Carlisle

A xam in 49hrs

5-11-86

Arr Carnforth 22.20 5-11 on 0Z00 - Allocated on 0Z00 to Carnforth

A xam in 44hrs

8-11-86

Arr Nottingham SD 12.00 8-11 on 0F70 - Allocated on 1E94 to Sheffield

A xam in 32hrs

14-11-86

Worked 6G55 11.15 Banbury Yd to Bescot Down SS

22-11-86

Arr Chester TMD 21.02 22-11 on 0Z00 - Allocated on 9L77 to Chester

A xam in 25hrs

25-11-86

Arr Chester TMD 14.05 25-11 on 0Z00

A xam in 16hrs

26-11-86

Arr Crewe 19.45 26-11 on 0Z00 assigned for B xam 06.XX 28-11 at Crewe DMD

A xam in 13hrs

6-12-86

On Llandudno Jct SD.

7-12-86

Arr Llandudno Jct SD 12.10 7-12 on 0C00 assigned for B xam 14.XX 11-12 at Crewe DMD

A xam in 13hrs

11-12-86 ~ 16-12-86

Arr Crewe DMD 23.30 11-12 on 0Z00 OOS 02.XX 12-12 for B xam exp OK 22.XX 19-12 assigned for B xam 14.XX 11-12 at Crewe DMD

A xam in 47hrs

24-12-86 ~ 2-1-87

Arrived Crewe 08.20 24-12 on 0Z00 with 25059

A xam in 38hrs

7-1-87

Arrived Crewe DMD 20.05 7-1 on 0Z00 OOS 17.XX with Flat/Batts Exp OK 22.XX 8-1

A xam in 12hrs

10-1-87

Arriver Machynlleth 10.45 10-1 on 0Z00 with 25109

A xam in 10hrs

13-1-87

Arriver Machynlleth 10.45 10-1 on 0Z00 with 25109 - Allocated for repairs at Machynlleth

A xam in 10hrs

17-1-87

Arr Crewe 14.30 17-1 on 0Z00

A xam in 55hrs

24-1-87

Arr Carnforth 01.00 24-1 on 0Z00 - Allocated on PB18 to Carnforth

A xam in 13hrs

25-1-87

Arr Skipton 03.31 25-1 on 1M01

27-1-87

Arr Toton TMD 15.35 27-1 on 0Z99 OOS 16.XX for A xam/brake blocking Exp OK 14.XX 28-1

A xam in -8hrs

29-1-87

Arr Toton TMD 15.35 27-1 on 0Z99 OOS 16.XX for A xam/low power Exp OK 00.XX 00-00

A xam in -8hrs

1-2-87

Arr Crewe 23.10 31-1 on 0Z00 - Allocated on MC10 to Crewe

A xam in -8hrs

7-2-87

Seen passing Chester on a ballast working from Penmaenmawr.

10-2-87

Arr Manchester Vic 19.50 10-2 on 0Z00 - Allocated on 0K37 to Guide Bridge & 6K37 to Nuneaton Hartshill

11-2-87

Seen at Manchester Vic.

Worked 6K37 Guide Bridge to Nuneaton Hartshill & 7H55 return Guide Bridge.

Arr Crewe 18.00 11-2 on 0Z00

12-2-87

Arr Crewe 14.05 12-2 on 0Z00

A xam in 13hrs

15-2-87

Arr Manchester Vic 07.10 15-2 on 0Z00

A xam in 54hrs

17-2-87

Arr Crewe 17.45 17-2 on 0Z00

18-2-87

Arr Stoke 15.15 18-2 on 0Z00

A xam in 43hrs

21-2-87

Arr Crewe 05.50 21-2 on 0Z00 allocated on MC01 to Crewe

Arr Whitmore 22.00 21-2 on 9L63 allocated on MC01 to Crewe

A xam in 35hrs

23-2-87

Arr Crewe 17.40 23-2 on 0Z00

A xam in 26hrs

24-2-87

Arr Crewe 12.30 24-2 on 0Z00

A xam in 25hrs

27-2-87

With 25057 on an Ravenhead Jct to Oakamole sand empties.

1-3-87

Arr Alsager 07.00 1-3 on 6L31 allocated on MC31 to Stoke

A xam in 9hrs

3-3-87

Arr Crewe DMD 15.00 3-3 on 9K12 assigned for B xam 14.XX 5-3 at Crewe DMD

A xam in 51hrs

4-3-87

Arr Crewe 18.00 4-3 on 0Z00 allocated on CE94 to Crewe

6-3-87

Arr Buxton TMD 19.30 6-3 on 0Z00 - Allocated on PLOW to Buxton assigned for B xam 14.XX 6-3 at Crewe DMD

A xam in 42hrs

7-3-87

Worked part of Manchester Picc to Buxton, DMU failure.

16-3-87

En-route Llandudno to Crewe Gresty Green on 9T77 Dep Llandudno 11.50 16-3

A xam in 21hrs

Arr Crewe 15.15 16-3 on 0Z00 (from Gresty Green) allocated on 2Z01 to Crewe Wagon Shop

A xam in 18hrs

17-3-87 [Last class 25 to work in North Wales on the Cambrian]

En-route Gresty Lane to Gresty Lane on 2Z01 inspection saloon (via Aberystwyth) Dep Gresty Lane 10.21 17-3

Arr Crewe 19.45 17-3 on 0Z00 allocated on CE94 to Crewe

A xam in 11hrs

18-3-87

Arr Crewe 13.10 18-3 on 0Z00

allocated on 9L74 to Crewe & CDNR to Crewe DMD

Rest OJ

A xam in 9hrs

Arr Crewe DMD 13.35 18-3 on 0Z00

OOS 19.XX 18-3 TO BE SCRAPPED 19.00 18-3

Rest OJ

A xam in 8hrs

22-3-87

Seen on Crewe DMD

29-4-87

At Bashford Hall

8-7-87

Towed with 25212,278 & 313 on 9L37 10.50 Bashford Hall to Leicester Humberstone Rd

9-7-87

Towed with 25212 & 278 on 9T16 08.00 Leicester Humberstone Rd to Viv Berry

25-1-88

Towed with 25278 on 9X16 10.30 Vic Berry's Leicester to Humberston Rd, later attached to 9D15 12.03 Bescot to Toton

26-1-88

Towed with 25278 on 9X31 10.57 Toton to Tinsley, then 9X70 20.47 Tinsley to York

27-1-88

Towed with 25278 on 9X01 02.24 York to Tees Departed 10.00

29-1-88

Towed still with 25278 on special trip Tees to Grosmont, Arr 08.00 5hrs late and onto the N Y M Rly.