The fifteen year nine month career of D7533/25183 was spent allocated to only London Midland Region depots.
Built BR Derby Locomotive Works.
D7533 was new to the Nottingham Division (D16) on February 27th 1965. Further transfers were:
August 1969 to London Division (D01).
Renumbered February 9th 1974.
25183 was placed to unserviceable store at Swindon Works on November 15th 1980 and scrapped there by the end of September 1981.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Derby Works October 1970.
On Sunday September 18th stabled at Kirkby-in-Ashfield were D5292, D7523, D7533, D7536, D7545, D7559 & D7562.
Stabled at mid-day at Derby on June 13th were D5281, D5299 & D7533. Later that day D7533 was at Stoke on Trent with an up parcels (3P25).
The 7.35 Nottingham - Llandudno, and 13.52 return was generally a solid Type 2 working, noted on July 14th were 7537 & 7533.
On the afternoon of June 19th 7660 was stabled at Willesden.
During October 7533 visited Derby Works.
On the afternoon of July 12th 7533 was noted at Brent yard with an up freight.
On the evening of April 9th 25183 was noted at Exeter stabling point.
At about 8am on February 27th 25183 + 24039 were noted at Birkenhead North with iron ore for Shotton.
On April 8th 25183 was eastbound at Taplow with empty? stone wagons.
On June 18th 25183 worked the evening Huddersfield - Wakefield parcels.
On the afternoon of June 21st 25183 & 25282 were stabled at York.
On July 29th 25183 worked the 11.40 Shrewsbury - Aberystwyth.
On March 31st 25183 made a test run from Derby Works.
The snag sheet for March 31st recorded:
No.1 end leading, recordings made from the No.1 cab.
Air blow No.1 D/P, pipe to No.2 bogie low
On March 22nd 25183 was stabled at York.
On May 13th 25183 was busy shunting engineers wagons at Bedford.
On Friday June 23rd 25183 worked the 09.55 Willesden to Norwood and (presumably) the return 12.10 Norwood - Willesden. Also on this day the 09.30 Temple Mills to Norwood and 13.30 return produced 31129 & 31167. On Monday June 26th 25183 worked the 09.55 Willesden to Norwood and the return 12.10 Norwood to Willesden.
On August 10th 25183 was noted at Luton.
On August 30th 25183 was noted at Marylebone, also present was 45049 with a ballast train.
On October 5th 25183 was northbound at Luton with eight shortwheelbase cement wagons and a brakevan.
On Wednesday October 11th 25183 worked the 09.55 Willesden to Norwood and return light engine in the path of the 12.00 Norwood to Willesden.
On the morning of October 31st 25183 was stabled at York.
On Thursday November 23rd 25183 worked the 09.55 Willesden to Norwood and the return 12.00 Norwood to Willesden.
At about 19.40 on June 28th 25251 & 25183 were nted at Wellingborough with a commuter service from St Pancras.
On the afternoon of July 14th 25183 was noted at Chester depot. 25183 & 25309 worked the 09.40 Yarmouth - Sheffield forward from Norwich on July 21st.
25183 was noted at Wolverton on June 9th.
25183 was stored unserviceable in November whilst at Swindon Works, then withdrawn on December 1st 1980.
Not all known passenger workings are recorded on this page.
Page added December 31st 2004.