English Electric No. 2378.
Built: Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows.
Date To Service: 22.05.59.
Original Allocation: 34B (Hornsey).
Date Withdrawn: 11/75.
|34B 22/5/59. 34G 4/60, engine failure 1963. Stored Stratford then to Vulcan Foundry for refurbishment 7/63. It was the last of the class to re-enter service following refurbishment: 34G 4/65. Officially withdrawn from revenue stock 30/12/68 - though in service after this date. O/L B.R. Research Dept. 31/8/69. To Departmental stock and used in the Derby Tribometer Train. Locomotive retained original number and was not renumbered into Departmental stock. Withdrawn 11/75. Cut-up at Doncaster Works between 12/1/77 & 4/2/77.|
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