English Electric No. 2382.
Built: Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows.
Date To Service: 08.05.59.
Original Allocation: 34B (Hornsey).
Date Withdrawn: 14.02.71.
|34B 8/5/59. 34G 4/60, engine failure 1963. To Vulcan Foundry for refurbishment 7/63. 34G late 1965. Stored Hitchin 1/69. D5905/09 were kept especially for Engineers trains after the withdrawal of the rest, as it is reported drivers preferred the draught-free cabs to those of the more abundant Brush Type 2s. That said, it was more likely that the 'official' reason was to temporarily cover Brush type 2's which were absent due to being fitted with air-braking equipment. Withdrawn 14/2/71. Stored Finsbury Park 2/71-6/71. Stored Stratford DRS 11/6/71-6/73. To G. Cohen 30/6/73. Locomotive cut-up at G. Cohen, Kettering 10/73.|
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