Vote A) BR blue (SYWP)
Vote A) BR blue (SYWP)
An interesting and rare transition-era livery, dating from the late-1960s and featuring pre-TOPs numbering on a blue locomotive. It is understood that only two locomotives gained this colour scheme.
Detail combination: Production body, Front end doors, Later exhaust, Boiler fitted, Solebar fairings, SKF axleboxes.
Running number example(s): D5021, D5026
Notes/Period: These two locomotives were amongst the large allocation belonging to the London Midland Region’s Stoke-on-trent Division which also encompassed Crewe and provided traction throughout the North West.
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Vote F) BR green (full yellow ends/TOPS)
Vote F) BR green (full yellow ends/TOPS)
The early 1970s presented the occasional incongruous mix of colours and lettering styles. This is an example of a locomotive that avoided the blue paint tin long enough to get yellow ends and TOPS numbers.
Detail combination: Production body, Front end doors, Later exhaust, Boiler fitted, Exposed solebars, SKF axleboxes.
Running number example(s): 24090, 24092
Notes/Period: The suggested locos were allocated to Glasgow Eastfield and Crewe Diesel during the period.
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