Built Crewe Locomotive Works.
Full size fuel & water tanks (retained until withdrawn).
Four upper and four lower air filters on non-BIS side, three upper and four lower on BIS side.
Cab roof ventilators sheeted over (Eastern Region modification).
Time between last Classified repair and withdrawal: ?? months.
Time between withdrawal and scrapping: 7 months.
The frames for D5036 were laid down during the early summer of 1959 at Crewe Works. D5036 was new to March (31B) on September 3rd 1959. Further transfers were:
May 1960 to Ipswich (32B).
Renumbered May 1974.
24036 was stored at Crewe from October 1977 until May 11th 1978 when it departed for Doncaster Works. It was scrapped at Doncaster Works during June 1978.
Movement information: 24036/57/80/91 12.30 Crewe - Doncaster via Derby May 11th 1978 (layover at Derby) - Class 47 hauled.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Stratford Works January 1960.
At some point whilst allocated to the Eastern Region, the cab roof ventilators (located above the cab doors) were covered over, it is not known how long the locomotive ran in this condition.
A stranger at Cardiff on August 12th was 24036 having arrived on an overnight freight from Bescot with 46022. It went light to Severn Tunnel Jct to work the morning freight to Gloucester, handling other local trips before dragging 45059 to Saltley later that day.
On April 23rd 24036 & 24063 were noted at Chester depot.
25168 & 24036 were used for a railtour between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog on June 12th.
On July 23rd 24036 was noted at Croes Newydd.
24036 was stabled at Cockshute on August 20th and at Chester with a rake of wagons on August 21st.
On September 1st 24036 was noted passing Ipstones with mineral wagons. 24036 was stabled at Cockshute on September 24th.
When withdrawn the locomotive was in standard blue/yellow livery. The gangway doors had been sheeted over. The full size water and fuel tanks were retained until the end, no circular gauges were fitted. The bogies were fitted with the three rung footsteps. The hand/footholds to the cantrail level water filler had been plated over and the bufferbeam mounted steam heat connections had been removed.
A builders plate from 24036 (Crewe 1959) sold at Stafford Auctions for £500 during September 2016.
Page created May 6th 2016.