26027/D5327

26027 on a portion at Waverley

26027 on a portion at Waverley

Entered service 05/06/59
Renumbered 27/07/74
Last overhaul 10/83 G and HGR; including fitting air-brakes and removing boiler and boiler water tanks
Withdrawn 26/07/91

26027 departs from Waverley with the 1110 to Harwich Parkeston Quay on 29/06/85. Jim Nisbet

26027 departs from Waverley with the 1110 to Harwich Parkeston Quay on 29/06/85. Jim Nisbet

Depots
64B (Haymarket) 05/06/59 (new)
60A (Inverness) 05/61
64B (Haymarket) 05/69
IS (Inverness) 19/05/73
Stored 11/11/82 Glasgow Works
IS 06/83* See Notes
Stored 04/84 Glasgow Works
HA (Haymarket) 10/84
ED (Eastfield) 16/05/87
Stored 05/10/87
ED 14/11/87
Withdrawn 26/07/91

26027 arrives at Leith South with a Speedlink service on 05/03/91. Jim Nisbet

26027 arrives at Leith South with a Speedlink service on 05/03/91. Jim Nisbet

Sectors
04/87 DXX
05/88 DCHA
07/91 DXXD
26/07/91 Withdrawn

FXX Departmental General
DCHA/RAJE ScotRail Departmental Civil Engineer

26027 with a down freight at Dingwall on 14/03/79. Steve Philpott

26027 with a down freight at Dingwall on 14/03/79. Steve Philpott

Notes
OMO fitted 02/86.
Radio telephone fitted in 1976, but not headlights.
* Remained at Springburn when allocated to Inverness in June 1983, and was again returned to store in April 1984 owing to a series of fires in the main generator on test runs from Glasgow Works. Stored again in 1987 pending asbestos removal.

26027 at Garve. Rob Newman

26027 at Garve. Rob Newman

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

26027 at Clachnaharry on 01/07/80. David Hills

26027 at Clachnaharry on 01/07/80. David Hills

Storage and disposal
Switched off with high engine hours to donate parts. Cut M C Metals 01/95.

26027 arriving at Inverness on 02/07/80. David Hills

26027 arriving at Inverness on 02/07/80. David Hills

Last years
27/05/86
1L35 1123 Waverley to Perth; Waverley to Larbert where 027 failed and the train was caped.

29/05/86
1L35 1123 Waverley to Perth; Waverley to Haymarket, where 027 failed and 27046 took over as far as Larbert, before it failed and 37074 appeared for the rest of the diagram.

01/08/86
1T22 1100 Aberdeen to Glasgow (from Perth; failure of 47569).

03/08/86
1C73 1815 Edinburgh to Carstairs (piloting 47xxx).

06/08/88
2B52 0709 Perth to Waverley.

20/10/88
1B29 2216 Carstairs to Waverley.

22/11/88
1B21 1858 Carstairs to Waverley.

15/02/89
1S18 2325 Euston to Glasgow/Waverley; dragging from Carstairs to Glasgow Central after the wires came down.

24/04/89
1B21 1858 Carstairs to Waverley.

Tuesday 19/09/89
1M40 1750 Glasgow Central to Manchester; from Carstairs to Carlisle after 86261 blew up. Although there were several strumming Joes at Carstairs for portions, they took the ballast engine instead!

Thursday 21/09/89
1B03 0605 Carstairs to Waverley (portion off the 1S19 2105 Plymouth to Glasgow).

Friday 22/09/89
1S92 2144 Carstairs to Waverley (portion of the FO 1718 Birmingham International to Waverley).

Monday 20/11/89
2O72 1714 Glasgow Queen Street to Waverley.

Saturday 02/02/91
Rugex, Queen Street to Cowlairs chord, keeping 47593 company on the triangle.

Saturday 01/06/91
1712 2A74 Dundee to Montrose; 2Y46 Montrose to Perth.

Friday 26/07/91
26001 was named ‘Eastfield’ at ED at 1415. Meanwhile 26007 was being repainted in Dutch.

26027 was withdrawn at 1400. After completion of a B exam at ED on 21/06/91, 26001 was diagnosed scrap wheelsets, so 027 was withdrawn to donate its wheels.

26027 at Inverness on 28/06/77. David Hills

26027 at Inverness on 28/06/77. David Hills

26027 at Glasgow Central on 18/07/84 with the 1345 to Carlisle via the Sou'West.

26027 at Glasgow Central on 18/07/84 with the 1345 to Carlisle via the Sou'West.

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