26023/D5323

26023 + 26032 at Aberdeen Ferryhill after working in from the south. Mike Cooper

26023 + 26032 at Aberdeen Ferryhill after working in from the south. Mike Cooper

Entered service 01/05/59
Renumbered 23/02/73
Last overhaul 04/84 G and HGR; including fitting air-brakes and removing boiler water tanks
Withdrawn 21/09/90

26023 at Inverness on 29/06/77. Note the position of the numbers on the cabside. David Hills

26023 at Inverness on 29/06/77. Note the position of the numbers on the cabside. David Hills

Depots
64B (Haymarket) 01/05/59
60A (Inverness) 06/60
64B 04/69 (became HA)
IS 25/10/75
HA (Haymarket) 03/10/81
ED (Eastfield) 16/05/87
Withdrawn 21/09/90

Sectors
DXX 04/87
DCHA 05/88
DXXD 09/90

DXX Departmental/General
DCHA ScotRail Departmental Civil Engineer
DXXD Departmental/General/Withdrawn

Notes
OMO fitted 10/86
Boiler removed 06/82

26023 on the 1705 2G31 Waverley to Cardenden on 24/09/86.

26023 on the 1705 2G31 Waverley to Cardenden on 24/09/86.

Liveries
Original green; green plus small yellow warning panel; BR blue

Storage and disposal
Reason for withdrawal: shut down with high engine hours. Broken by MC Metals by 29/01/91.

Last years
04/07/86
26023+26032
1T20 1030 Inverness to Queen Street.

Thursday 11/09/86
5 Kirkcaldys.

Thursday 25/09/86
2G31 1705 Waverley to Cardenden; 2G24 1840 Cardenden to Waverley.

03/02/88
1M06 1055 Stranraer to Euston; from Ayr to Carlisle. 47598 stayed on the train to provide heat and air…

03/09/88
1105 Aberdeen to Queen Street; from north of Montrose to Queen Street. The 47/7 blew north of Montrose. 023 was on ballast duties in the area and dragged the train to the blocks.

28/10/88
2B52 0706 Perth to Waverley. The final passenger working.

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