D5167, 5167, 25017
D5167, 5167, 25017

Photograph courtesy G W Sharp.
5167 spent its entire 14 years & 2 months service life allocated to Eastern Region depots (Thornaby, Gateshead, Holbeck & Tinsley). Typical of its activities is this view working at Hunslet Yard, Leeds. 25017 spent two months stored at Barrow Hill before movement south to Swindon Works (with sister 25016), where it was disposed of during July 1976.

The fourteen year two month career of D5167/25017 was spent allocated entirely to Eastern Region depots.

Built: BR Darlington Locomotive Works.
Circular gauge added to fuel tank (Class 25/0 only).
Time between last Classified repair and withdrawal: ?? months.
Time between withdrawal & scrapping: 6 months.


D5167 was new to Thornaby (51L) on November 25th 1961. Further transfers were:

June 1967 to Gateshead (52A).
November 1967 to Thornaby (51L).
October 1968 to Holbeck (55A).
May 1970 to Thornaby (51L).
November 1970 to Holbeck (55A).
November 1971 to Thornaby (51L).
January 1972 to Holbeck (55A).
October 1972 to Tinsley (41A).
November 1st 1976 stored serviceable.
Withdrawn January 25th 1976.

Renumbered February 1974.

25017 was the 6th Class 25 withdrawn, one of five retired during January 1976, including shedmates 25016, 25020, 25022 & 25024.

After withdrawal 25017 was stored at Barrow Hill from January 1976 until March 10th 1976 when it was moved to Swindon Works, being broken up there by the end of July 1976.

25016/17/20 Barrow Hill – Swindon Works, March 10th 1976.

Works Visits

Works visits (records incomplete).

Noted Darlington Works April 1963.
Noted Derby Works October 1967.
Noted Glasgow Works August 1972.
Noted Derby Works October 1975.


1975: Tinsley’s Class 25/0s were frequently used on a Tribometer train between Sheffield & Knottingley and over the Penistone branch, commencing February 10th and running every other day, 25021 handled the first working, with 25017 most frequently noted.

As with many of the other Class 25/0s the recorded passenger workings were few. On July 15th 1973 5167 worked the 21.30 Leicester - Birmingham New Street. On May 31st 1975 25017 & 25083 worked the 09.20 Derby - Skegness and 13.05 Skegness - Derby. Finally on July 5th 1975 25017 worked the 07.18 Sheffield - Skegness and 10.55 Skegness - Sheffield.

Not all known passenger workings are recorded on this page.

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Page added August 8th 2013.
Last updated March 19th 2018.

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