The sixteen year seven month career of D5260/25110 included allocations to only London Midland Region depots.
Built: BR Derby Locomotive Works.
D5260 was new to Toton on March 26th 1964. Further transfers were:
May 1964 to Derby (16C).
Renumbered February 16th 1974.
25110 was the 56th Class 25 to be withdrawn, one of seventeen withdrawn during the month of November 1980.
Just prior to withdrawal 25110 was moved to Swindon Works on October 30th 1980 and broken up there during the last week of March 1982.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Crewe Works June 1969.
5225 & 5260 were noted on Exeter stabling point on November 3rd displaying headcode 6V65, possibly having arrived with a sugar beet special.
25110 was stabled at Northwich on July 16th.
The 08.32 Derby - Yarmouth to Norwich on August 19th 1978 was worked by 25110 & 25118.
On June 5th 25122 & 25110 worked the 8X06 Dee Marsh Yard Horwick Works conveying Wirral electric stock.
Although the recorded passenger workings for 25110 were quite sparse, the month of July 1979 was relatively busy. On July 7th 1979 25110 & 25125 worked the 08.00 Walsall - Yarmouth to Norwich returning from there with the relief 12.50 Yarmouth - Derby, being the Yarmouth - Peterborough extended to Derby. Two days later (9th) the same pair worked a relief roundtrip Nottingham - Skegness. Near the monthend on July 28th 1979 25110 & 25141 worked the full Derby - Norwich - Yarmouth - Norwich - Walsall diagram.
25110 was noted with a westbound engineers train through Rhyl on September 7th.
The last recorded passenger workings for 25110 took place during August 1980. On August 23rd 25110 & 25089 worked the 04.10 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth and the 10.07 Aberystwyth - Euston to Wolverhampton. The next day (24th) the same pair worked the 08.45 Birmingham New Street - Aberystwyth and the 18.10 Aberystwyth - Euston to Wolverhampton.
25110 was noted southbound through Toton yard with a mixed freight, mostly mineral wagons on September 1st.
25110 was withdrawn on November 2nd 1980.
Passenger workings courtesy Alan Baylis (www.class25.info)
Page added October 3rd 2013