Built – Falcon Works, Loughborough

Works No. – BS657

Accepted into traffic – 1st September 1965 as D1895

Renumbered – February 1974 to 47376

Brakes –  Dual brakes fitted from new

Train heatNone

Livery

  • Two Tone Green
  • BR Blue
  • Triple Grey w/Freightliner Decals – Aug 95

Name

  • SKYLARK” (Unofficial name) applied at Tinsley TMD on 21st Nov 1989. Removed during overhaul August 1995.
  • Freightliner 1995” at Crewe Basford Hall open day on 28th August 1995. Names removed at Southampton Maritime between June and October 2001
  • Freightliner 1995” at Toddington on Glos Warks Railway – 24th Sept 2005

 

Last Working – 8th June 2001 : 20.27 Leeds – Southampton freightliner (4O07), in the Oxford area a piston dropped into the sump writing off the Sulzer 12LDA 28C engine. Assisted to Southampton by 57001

Notes

  • As per all of the 47/3 fleet, 47376 was built without train heating although the loco did carry boiler water tanks and a through steam pipe from new. These were removed during successive overhauls
  • 47376 was the first loco to carry Freightliner Triple Grey livery

 

Allocation History

1/9/65

Tinsley (41A)

5/80

Immingham

2/6/94

Stored
unserviceable

3/66

Holbeck
(55A)

13/5/84

Crewe
Diesel

24/1/95

Reinstated

3/67

Knottingley

10/5/87

Cardiff
Canton

10/95

Crewe
Diesel

10/71

Thornaby
(51L)

15/5/88

Tinsley

10/6/98

Freightliner
Diesel (FD)

5/75

Knottingley

26/8/93

Stored
unserviceable

11/6/01

Stored
unserviceable

8/79

Healey
Mills

25/2/94

Reinstated
Sold for preservation – 21/11/02

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