Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Didcot Diesel Gala 25th May 2014 - Locomotive Profile: Gronks & Teddy Bear

08604 was new as D3771 from Derby in June 1959, and allocated to 9A Longsight. Renumbered to 08604 in February 1974 and withdrawn in July 1993  from Derby.
The demo line shuttle was also operated by the resident DBS shunter at Didcot, currently 08879. This was new as D4047 from Darlington in December 1960, allocated to 41B Sheffield Grimesthorpe.
D9516 is newly arrived at Didcot. New from Swindon in October 1964, withdrawn in April 1968 from Hull. To Stewarts and Lloyds Minerals later BSC and initially preserved in 1981.