Built Crewe Works.
The last Class 24 built at Crewe.
The eight year career of D5093 saw allocations to Eastern & London Midland Region depots.
The frames for D5093 were laid down at Crewe Works during spring 1960, D5093 was new to March (31B) on July 28th 1960. Further transfers were:
July 1960 to Cricklewood East (14A) on loan, made permanent August 1960.
24093 was stored at Chester after sustaining collision damage following the runaway iron ore train at Chester on July 9th 1969. It was heavily stripped of components before being sold to J Cashmore, Great Bridge during April 1970. It was removed from Chester during May 1970 and broken up at Great Bridge during July 1970.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Derby Works November 1960.
Prior to being sold to J Cashmore, Great Bridge, most reusable components were removed from the locomotive, including the power unit, generator, boiler, radiators and other assorted easily removable equipment.
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