The eighteen year one month career of 5057/24057 saw allocations to Eastern Region & London Midland Region depots.
Built Crewe Locomotive Works.
The frames for D5057 were laid down at Crewe Works during the late summer of 1959, D5057 was new to March (31B) on December 22nd 1959. Further transfers were:
February 1961 to Finsbury Park (34G).
Renumbered March 30th 1974.
After withdrawal 24057 was stored at Crewe until May 11th 1978 when it moved to Doncaster Works and was broken up by the end of May 1978.
Movement: 24036/57/80/91 12.30 Crewe - Doncaster via Derby May 11th 1978 (layover at Derby).
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Derby Works February & March 1966.
On July 18th D5057 worked the 17.24 Broad Street - Hertford North passenger.
Condition April: green livery, small yellow warning panels, squared upper corners, the yellow covers the frame level stripe; steam style builders plate on cab front, trip cock fitted, blanking plates in place, hand/footholds present.
At about 7am on March 2nd 5057 was noted passing Chester on a down freight.
On September 19th 5073 was at Aberystwyth with a passenger working.
Condition September: green livery with full yellow ends, full size water tank, shortened fuel tank, blanking plates fitted (at least one in blue), hand/footholds plated over, bodyside valencing removed.
At about 5.45pm on October 10th 5057 was noted passing Ordsall Lane on an up van train (4H07).
On the afternoon of March 3rd 24057 was stabled at York.
On April 16th 24057 made a test run from Derby Works.
The snag sheet for April 16th recorded:
Bodyside filter A side issue
47187 required the assistance of 24057 on August 1st whilst working the 09.05 Holyhead – Euston.
On June 27th 24057 was noted passing Rhyl with a weedkilling train (three tanks and four coaches).
During the afternoon of August 7th 24057 was noted at Chester with a terminating down van train.
24057 worked a Beeston - Castleton special on November 22nd.
On April 25th 24057 was shunting wagons at Bangor.
On April 30th 24057 & 24036 were stabled at Stafford.
On May 2nd 24057 was noted at Willaston Sidings (Crewe).
On May 26th 24057 & 25043 were noted at Hereford having arrived on a southbound freight.
On June 25th the London Euston - Blaenau Ffestiniog M&GNJRS 'Conway Bay Express' railtour utilised 24073 & 24057 on the roundtrip Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog portion of the tour.
On July 15th 24057 was on a parcels working at Chester and also noted at Crewe.
On July 23rd & 24th 24057 & 25152 were coupled together at Birkenhead Mollington Street. On July 29th 24057 was stabled at Birkenhead and at Springs Branch on July 31st.
On the evening of October 7th 24023 was noted passing through Chester with a freight.
24057 was noted passing through Leamington with freight trains on November 9th & 10th.
24057 was at Crewe Diesel depot on December 3rd.
Page added June 14th 2016.