The sixteen year eight month career of D7519/25169 was spent allocated to London Midland & Western Region depots.
Built: BR Derby Locomotive Works.
D7519 was new to Nottingham (16A) on January 9th 1965. Further transfers were:
January 1965 to Nottingham Division (D16).
Renumbered September 1973.
25169 was the 112th Class 25 to be withdrawn.
After withdrawal 25169 was stored at Bescot from September 1981 until Christmas Eve 1981 when it moved to Swindon Works with 25073 & 08585, with 25169 being scrapped there by the middle of February 1982.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Derby Works March 1965.
On February 17th 25169 & 25225 were noted at Exeter with the 7E18 19.15 St Blazey - Temple Mills freight (22 wagons).
On March 5th 25169 & 25217 were noted at Exeter with the 6E79 19.15 St Blazey - Temple Mills freight (24 wagons).
On June 20th the 18.05 Paignton - Exeter St. Davids was worked by 25169. Four days later (24th) the 10.00 Paignton - Plymouth was worked by 25169. On June 25th 25169 was noted at Exeter St Davids on an up freight.
The 07.35 Barnstaple - Exeter St. Davids was worked by 25169 on July 1st.
On September 21st the 13.33 Taunton - Cardiff was worked by 25169.
On May 8th 25165 & 25169 were noted at Seacombe Junction with iron ore empties from Shotton.
The middle of July produced several hectic days for 25169. On July 13th 25169 worked the 13.30 Manchester Victoria - Llandudno Town and the 16.42 Llandudno Town - Crewe. The next day (14th) 25169 managed 349 passenger miles, working the 09.42 Llandudno Town - Manchester Victoria, 13.30 Manchester Victoria - Llandudno Town, 16.42 Llandudno Town - Crewe, 20.30 Crewe - Bangor and the 22.45 Bangor - Llandudno Junction. On July 17th 25169 was noted on two unidentified services between Llandudno Town & Manchester Victoria.
25169 was stabled at Llandudno Junction on August 12th.
On September 1st 25169 worked the 22.45 Bangor - Llandudno Junction. Two days later (3rd) 25169 & 25220 worked the 'White Rose 2' railtour out and back (?) Bangor - York.
On July 20th 25166 & 25169 worked a roundtrip Shrewsbury - Scarborough (via Birmingham) day excursion.
On August 3rd 25169 & 25192 worked a roundtrip Chester - Paignton day excursion throught, a total of 530 passenger miles. Almost a week later on August 9th 25169 worked the 09.42 Llandudno Town - Manchester Victoria, the 14.40 Manchester Victoria - Llandudno Town and the 18.17 Llandudno Town - Manchester Victoria.
At about midday on May 21st 25169 was noted down light engine at Preston. At lunch time on May 29th 25169 was at Edge Hill yard.
The 09.28 Leeds - Morecambe and the return 11.45 Morecambe - Leeds were worked by 25169 on July 4th.
The last recorded passenger workings for 25169 took place with 25220 on July 15th, working the 09.28 Derby - Skegness and the 18.40 Skegness - Derby.
25169 was withdrawn on September 8th 1981.
Flame cut number panels from 25169 survived the scrapping of the locomotive.
Not all known passenger workings are recorded on this page.
Page added July 20th 2013.