D5108, 5108, 24108
D5108, 5108, 24108


Photograph collection of webmaster.
D5108 with a short test train at Blaydon, taken sometime during 1968.

The fifteen year nine month career of D5108/24108 was split between North Eastern Region and Scottish Region depots.

Allocations

The frames for D5108 were laid down at Darlington Works during July 1960, D5108 was new to Gateshead (52A) on October 22nd 1960. Further transfers were:

April 1974 to Haymarket
April 1974 to Eastfield
August 1975 to Haymarket
October 1975 - stored serviceable
April 26th 1976 - stored unserviceable
July 18th 1976 withdrawn

Renumbered November 16th 1973.

After withdrawal 24108 was stored at Millerhill during October & November 1975, then at Haymarket from November 1975 until March 1976, then moved to Carlisle from March 1976 until December 8th 1977 when it was forwarded to Doncaster Works and broken up during January 1978.

Movement: 24007/14/90, 24108 14.00 Carlisle - Doncaster 9Z14 December 8th 1977.

Works Visits

Works visits (records incomplete).

Noted Darlington Works November 1961 - May 1962 (continuous?).
Noted Darlington Works February 1963.
Noted Derby Works November 1966.
Noted Derby Works February 1967.
Noted Derby Works February 1968.
Noted Glasgow Works February 1971.
Noted Glasgow Works October 1973.

Highlights

1961
September 3rd found D5097/D5108 & B1 61002 in charge of the Clifton (York) Red Bank empty coaching stock.

1968
Condition month??: green livery with full yellow cabfronts, gangway doors in place, high level air pipe, no frame level stripe (appears to have been painted over), shortened fuel tank, no water tank, three-rung bogie mounted footsteps, ridge sided sandboxes, blanking plates fitted, hand/footholds present.

1974
Condition July: blue/yellow livery, gangway doors sheeted over, headcode discs centered on cab front, high level air pipe, shortened fuel tank, no water tank, blanking plates fitted, hand/footholds plated over, three-rung bogie mounted footsteps, ridge & straight sided sandboxes.

1976
When withdrawn on July 18th 24108 was already stored unserviceable to Carlisle Kingmoor.

Condition final: blue/yellow livery, gangway doors sheeted over, headcode discs centered on cab front, high level air pipe, shortened fuel tank, no water tank, blanking plates fitted, hand/footholds plated over, three-rung bogie mounted footsteps, ridge & straight sided sandboxes.


24108 & 24014 awaiting scrapping at Doncaster Works on a gloomy, overcast December 18th 1977.

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Page added October 26th 2016

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