D5067, 5067
D5067, 5067


Photograph courtesy Rex Conway collection

A line of three Class 24s at Stratford depot, all from different builders; D5052 (Crewe), D5067 (Derby) & D5094 (Darlington). The date is probably February/March 1960. D5067 carries the reduced height fuel tank whilst D5094 has the radiator screen frame and the filter frames picked out in white.

The twelve year nine month career of 5067 saw allocations to Eastern Region & Scottish Region depots.

Built Derby Locomotive Works.
Shortened fuel tank & full size water tank (retained until withdrawn).
Four upper and four lower air filters on non-BIS side, three upper and four lower on BIS side.
Tripcock fitted (Eastern Region modification).
Roof modification (above generator/brake cubicle): original style retained until withdrawn (raised panels).
Time between last Classified repair and withdrawal: ?? months.
Time between withdrawal & scrapping: 12 months.

Allocations

The frames for D5067 were laid down during the last quarter of 1959 at Derby Works. D5067 was new to March (31B) on December 24th 1959. Further transfers were:

January 1961 to Stratford (30A).
March 1961 to Finsbury Park (34G).
September 1966 to Haymarket (64B) on loan, made permanent October 1966.
October 9th 1972 - withdrawn.

D5067 was withdrawn after sustaining collision damage. It was moved to Glasgow Works during November 1972 and scrapped there by late October 1973.

Works Visits

Works visits (records incomplete).

Noted Stratford Works April 1962.
Noted Doncaster Works November & December 1963.
Noted Doncaster Works December 1964.
Noted Derby Works March & April 1966 (full repaint).
Noted Derby Works July - September 1966.
Noted Glasgow Works May 1969.
Noted Glasgow Works October 1969

Highlights

1962
On March 1st D5067 worked the 08.09 Gordon Hill - Broad Street.

A typical light duty for D5067 on March 8th was two coaches on the Leighton Buzzard Luton Bute Street branch, passengers using the service did not reach double figures!

D5067 was noted on a passenger (excursion?) working at Brighton early in June, presumably from an Eastern Region London area station.

1965
On February 11th D5067 was noted arriving at Kings Cross with Pullman stock, presumably an empty coaching stock move.

Condition February: green with frame level stripe, small yellow warning panels, curved upper corners, panel reaches up to bottom of upper disc, small gap between bottom of panel and frame level stripe, solid blanking plate, hand/footholds present, blue star coupling codes inboard of frame level lamp brackets, original location of engine exhaust, original roof raised panels above generator/brake equipment cubicle.

1966
D5067 worked the 09.20 Carlisle - Edinburgh on December 5th.

1967
D5067 worked the 17.35 Glasgow Queen Street - Aberdeen on June 19th.

D5067 worked the 07.20 Perth - Glasgow Queen Street on October 31st.

1969
During November 5067 was noted at Eastfield (alongside withdrawn NBL Type 2 D6111).

1971
On September 27th 5067 worked a Millerhill - Tyne freight.

1973


Photograph courtesy Ian Langhorn.

Surrounded by many Clayton locomotives, withdrawn 5067 at Glasgow Works on April 21st 1973. Also present at Glasgow Works on this day was sister locomotive 5068 in the process of being cut up.

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Page created January 9th 2016.
Last updated February 10th 2022.

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