The eighteen year career of D5291/25141 was spent allocated to only London Midland Region depots.
Boiler room grilles sheeted over.
D5291 was new to Toton (16A) on August 24th 1964. Further transfers were:
September 1964 to Derby (16C)
Renumbered March 19th 1974.
25141 was the 137th Class 25 to be withdrawn.
After withdrawal 25141 was stored at Longsight until January 1983 when it moved to Springs Branch, remaining here until June 1984. On June 27th 1984 25141 moved to Swindon and was scrapped there by late January 1987.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Crewe Works November 1968.
On May 31st 25141 & 25209 worked the 09.20 Manchester Piccadilly - Yarmouth to Lincoln Central, returning from there with the 09.30 Yarmouth - Manchester Piccadilly. On August 23rd 25141 & 25189 handled the same diagram.
The 07.30 Nottingham - Llandudno Town and 13.02 return to Nottingham wwere worked by 25141 on August 12th. A week later (19th) 25141 worked the 19.30 Crewe - Cardiff and on August 21st the 12.25 Crewe - Cardiff.
The 04.15 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth and the 10.09 Aberystwyth - Euston to Wolverhampton were worked by 25141 & 25032 on July 7th. The next day (8th), the same pair worked the 08.45 Birmingham New Street - Barmouth, returning with the 17.45 Barmouth - Euston to Wolverhampton. On July 20th 25141 worked the 15.15 Plymouth - Manchester Piccadilly between Gloucester & Birmingham New Street, being banked up Lickey by 37217 & 37231. A week later on July 28th the Derby - Norwich - Yarmouth - Norwich - Walsall diagram was worked by 25141 & 25110.
The 11/08/1979 1J24 The 10.10 Euston - Aberystwyth from Birmingham New Street and the return 16.10 Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury were worked by 25141 & 25145 on August 11th and by 25141 & 25274 on September 15th.
The 08.40 Carlisle - Glasgow Central was worked by 25141 on June 1st. Near the end of the month on June 27th a Blythe Bridge - Llandudno Town relief was worked by 25141 & 25206 (out and back?).
Cambrian metals were revisited on May 29th/30th. On May 29th 25141 & 25062 worked the 10.10 Euston - Aberystwyth from Birmingham New Street, returning with the 16.05 Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury. The next day (30th) the same pair worked the 08.45 Birmingham New Street - Aberystwyth from Shrewsbury, the 16.40 Aberystwyth - Machynlleth and the 17.25 return and the 18.15 Aberystwyth - Euston to Wolverhampton.
On August 9th (1982?) 25141 was noted in the Reading area working a weed killing train. On August 21st 1982 25141 was noted on a Banbury - Bescot freight.
25141 & 25245 worked the 07.38 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth and the 10.07 Aberystwyth - Euston to Machynlleth on August 28th. 25141 failed at Machynlleth and was replaced by 25307. It is most likely this was 25141's last passenger working.
25141 was withdrawn on September 19th 1982.
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