26029/D5329

26029 had a moment of East Coast Class 1 glory when it acted as an 1160hp speedo for 55017, whose speedo was bust. The 26 was doing all the work as train leaves aberdeen heading for edinburgh, but as the picture was taken, the sleeping giant awoke... and the 26 scuttled south at warp factor 3. Taken at ferryhill depot on 26/10/.80. Mike Cooper

26029 had a moment of East Coast Class 1 glory when it acted as an 1160hp speedo for 55017, whose speedo was bust. The 26 was doing all the work as train leaves aberdeen heading for edinburgh, but as the picture was taken, the sleeping giant awoke... and the 26 scuttled south at warp factor 3. Taken at ferryhill depot on 26/10/.80. Mike Cooper

26029 on shed at Inverness on 17/05/87.

26029 on shed at Inverness on 17/05/87.

Entered service 12/06/59
Renumbered 27/07/74
Last overhaul 04/84 G and HGR; including fitting air-brakes and removing boiler water tanks
Withdrawn 10/88

Depots
64B (Haymarket) 12/06/59
60A (Inverness) 11/60
64B 05/69 (became HA)
ED (Eastfield) 29/05/71
ED 07/08/71
IS 24/02/73
HA (Haymarket) 17/05/82
ED 16/05/87
Withdrawn 10/88

26029 and 26040 at Aviemore in 1978. Steve Jones

26029 and 26040 at Aviemore in 1978. Steve Jones

Sectors
04/87 DXX
05/88 DCHA
10/88 DXXD

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DXXD Departmental/General/Withdrawn

26029 at Inverness on 28/06/77. David Hills

26029 at Inverness on 28/06/77. David Hills

Notes
OMO fitted 10/86
Boiler removed 04/84

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

Storage and disposal
Withdrawn with derailment damage; the first refurbished 26 to be withdrawn with accident damage. Broken by MC Metals in 1989.

26029 at Carlisle. Steve Parrott

26029 at Carlisle. Steve Parrott

Last years
12/08/86
6 Kirkcaldy turns.

13/08/86
5 Kirkcaldy turns.

14/08/86
2Y34 2156 Dundee to Perth.

16/08/86
6 Kirkcaldy turns; 2 Markinch turns; 1 Ladybank turn.

Tuesday 02/09/86
6 Kirkcaldy turns.

Wednesday 03/09/86
07.00 Waverley to Dunbar (& return); 2K51 0915 Waverley to Perth; 2K54 1040 Perth to Waverley; 2J01 1315 Waverley to Dundee; 2J42 1530 Dundee to Waverley.

Saturday 13/09/86
6 Kirkcaldy turns; 2 Markinch turns; 1 Ladybank turn.

26029 immediately after its APT impersonation... TZ

26029 immediately after its APT impersonation... TZ

September 1988
Derailed at Grantshouse, after running through catch points from the up loop. Withdrawn later with damage from this incident.
26029 at Haymarket depot in September 1988. It was withdrawn on 13/10/88. TZ

26029 at Haymarket depot in September 1988. It was withdrawn on 13/10/88. TZ

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