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Information is up-to-date to September 2015

Class

24

Class Name

British Railways Type 2

Built

1958-61

Max Speed

75 mph

Engine

Sulzer 6LDA28A 1,160 hp

Weight

71 tons

Max TE

39,000 lb

Images for Class 24

BR Sulzer Type 2 class 24 No. D5081 (24081) at Carlisle Station 1965
Date Photo Taken: 10/07/1965
Image Owner/Copyright: Unknown
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Ex works BR Sulzer Type 2 No. D5081 at Carlisle Station on 10th July 1965 on a Blackpool bound special on the first Saturday of 'Glasgow Fair' week. The loco was later to become Class 24 24081. Black Five No. 45012 is waiting in the centre road reday to take over the train from the diesel.


BR Sulzer Type 2 class 24 No. D5081 (24081) at Carlisle Station 1965
Date Photo Taken: 10/07/1965
Date Uploaded 22/05/2013
Image Owner/Copyright: Howie Milburn
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This picture also appears in this album : Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

Ex works BR Sulzer Type 2 No. D5081 at Carlisle Station on 10th July 1965 on a Blackpool bound special on the first Saturday of 'Glasgow Fair' week. The loco was later to become Class 24 24081.

24081 was built at Crewe Works and released to traffic on 19 March 1960. It is owned, maintained and operated by a small group of dedicated diesel volunteers and is preserved on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway. It was the final member of the class to be withdrawn on 5 October 1980 from D5 Stoke Division.

Black Five No. 45012 is waiting in the centre road reday to take over the train from the diesel. It was built at
Crewe Works and released to traffic on 30th April 1935. Withdrawn from 66B Motherwell shed in October 1966, it was cut up by Drapers, Neptune Street Goods Yard, Hull in March 1967

A group of trainspotters talk amongst themselves and watch the diesel loco. Two are wearing smart jackets and trousers and one wears an anorak and jeans with turn-ups.


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