The fifteen year career of D7641/25291 started with fifteen months on the Eastern Region before transfer to the LMR for the remainder of its career.
Builder: Beyer Peacock, Manchester. No.8051
D7641 was new to the Tinsley (41A) on January 14th 1966. Further transfers were:
April 1966 to Wath (41C).
Renumbered February 28th 1974.
25291 was the 105th Class 25 to be withdrawn, one of eight retired during May 1981.
After withdrawal 25291 reached Swindon Works by January 26th 1982 and was scrapped by the middle of November 1982.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Derby Works December 1966 & February 1967.
On the morning of July 6th D7629 & D7641 were southbound at Doncaster with a freight.
On the evening of September 14th D7641 was southbound at Wolverhampton with a freight.
On the afternoon of December 16th D7641 was noted at Widnes with a southbound freight.
On the afternoon of July 9th D7641 was westbound at Manchester Victoria with a freight.
On July 27th D7641 & D5284 worked the 11.11 Blackpool North - Leeds relief.
On July 13th the 09.19 Manchester Piccadilly - Yarmouth was worked to Lincoln Central by 25291 & 25239, they did not work the return leg.
On the afternoon of July 16th 25305 & 25291 were stabled at York.
The 07.35 Nottingham - Llandudno Town and the return 13.00 Llandudno Town - Nottingham was worked by 25291 on August 10th.
Class 24/25s stabled at Newton Heath depot at 3.30pm on December 20th included 24022/25/52 and 25042/54, 25112, 25291/298.
On June 25th 25291 was noted at Manchester Victoria with the 4M10 00.15 Glasgow Central - Manchester Victoria vans.
On July 31st 25291 worked the 05.07 Leeds City - Manchester Victoria vans (4M03).
On August 2nd 25291 & 25290 worked the 09.20 Manchester Piccadilly - Yarmouth to Lincoln Central and returned from there with the 09.30 Yarmouth - Manchester Piccadilly. On August 22nd 25291 worked the 00.15 Glasgow Central - Manchester Victoria vans, forward from Preston? On August 23rd 25291 worked the 14.20 Barrow-in-Furness - Manchester Victoria forward from Bolton?
25291 was stabled at Worcester on November 22nd.
On November 27th the 15.07 Plymouth - Manchester Piccadilly was worked by 25291 between Gloucester & Birmingham New Street.
On June 3rd the 08.25 Leicester - Skegness and the 18.30 Skegness - Leicester were worked by 25291 & 25268.
25291 worked the 17.10 Cardiff - Crewe on July 6th.
25291 was noted at Crewe depot on June 22nd.
On August 2nd 25291 & 25272 worked the Walsall - Norwich (for Yarmouth) - Norwich - Derby diagram.
On the morning of August 23rd 25291 was stabled at Blackburn.
On December 14th 25291 was stabled at Manchester Piccadilly holding sidings. On Boxing Day 25291 was stabled at Newton Heath.
25291 was withdrawn on May 31st 1981.
Page added January 9th 2013.