Built Crewe Locomotive Works
Full size water & fuel tanks (never changed).
Originally fitted with two rung bogie footsteps
Cab roof ventilators sheeted over at some point (whilst on the ER)
The frames for D5036 were laid down during the early summer of 1959 at Crewe Works. D5036 was new to March (31B) on September 3rd 1959. Further transfers were:
May 1960 to Ipswich (32B)
Renumbered May 1974.
24036 was stored at Crewe from October 1977 until May 11th 1978 when it departed for Doncaster Works. It was scrapped at Doncaster Works during June 1978.
Movement information: 24036/57/80/91 12.30 Crewe - Doncaster via Derby May 11th 1978 (layover at Derby) - Class 47 hauled.
Works visits (records incomplete).
Noted Stratford Works January 1960.
At some point whilst allocated to the Eastern Region, the cab roof ventilators (located above the cab doors) were covered over, it is not known how long the locomotive ran in this condition.
On July 23rd 24036 was noted at Croes Newydd.
24036 was stabled at Cockshute on August 20th and at Chester with a rake of wagons on August 21st.
On September 1st 24036 was noted passing Ipstones with mineral wagons. 24036 was stabled at Cockshute on September 24th.
When withdrawn the locomotive was in standard blue/yellow livery. The gangway doors had been sheeted over. The full size water and fuel tanks were retained until the end, no circular gauges were fitted. The bogies were fitted with the three rung footsteps. The hand/footholds to the cantrail level water filler had been plated over and the bufferbeam mounted steam heat connections had been removed.
Page created May 6th 2016.