The fifteen year career of D5170/25020 was spent allocated to only Eastern Region depots.
D5170 was new to Thornaby (51L) on December 29th 1961. Further transfers were:
December 1967 to Leeds Holbeck (55A)
Renumbered March 1974.
25020 was the 7th Class 25 to be withdrawn.
25020 was stored serviceable on January 11th 1976 and withdrawn two weeks later as surplus to requirements. Upon withdrawal it was held at Barrow Hill from January 1976 until March 10th 1976 when it moved to Swindon Works with 25016 & 25017. It was broken up by the middle of August 1976.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Darlington Works May 1964.
Condition April: green livery with small yellow warning panels, curved upper corners, warning panel covers frame level stripe, gangway doors fitted, valencing above batteries missing, blanking plates fitted, hand/footholds present, three-rung bogie mounted footsteps, ridge sided sandboxes, buffer beam mounted steam heat hose present
Condition no date: blue/yellow livery, yellow paint covers gutter, gangway doors sheeted over, blanking plates fitted, hand/footholds plated over, bodyside valencing removed, three-rung bogie mounted footsteps, straight sided sandboxes, fuel tank fitted with a circular gauge.
On June 7th 25020 workd the 07.18 Sheffield - Skegness and the return 10.55 Skegness - Sheffield.
On August 18th 25020 & 25136 worked 08.00 Walsall - Yarmouth to Norwich and returned with the 14.15 Yarmouth - Derby from Norwich.
Passenger workings courtesy Alan Baylis (www.class25.info)
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