26034/D5334

26034 at Dingwall

26034 at Dingwall

Entered service 17/07/59
Renumbered 27/07/74
Last overhaul 10/85 G and HGR; including fitting air-brakes and removing boiler and boiler water tanks
Withdrawn 17/09/89

26034 at Inverness, 10/09/86. Jerry Glover

26034 at Inverness, 10/09/86. Jerry Glover

Depots
64B (Haymarket) 04/59 (new)
34B (Hornsey) 07/59 (loan)
64H (Leith Central) 08/59
64B (Haymarket) 10/59
60A (Inverness) 07/60
HA (Haymarket) 11/85
ED (Eastfield) 16/05/87
Withdrawn 17/09/89

26034 with a Wick freight

26034 with a Wick freight

Sectors
04/87 FXX
10/87 FGWS
01/88 FXXB
02/88 FGWS
02/89 FGSE
09/89 FGZX

FXX Freight/General
FGWS Speedlink/Eastfield
FXXB Speedlink/General
FGSE Speedlink/Eastfield
FGZX Withdrawn

At Carstairs in August 1988. TZ

At Carstairs in August 1988. TZ

Notes
OMO fitted 03/86
First Railfreight-liveried 26 to be withdrawn
One of the IS 26s not to have headlights
26/05/76: one of the few Class 26s to have worked passenger to Mallaig!

26034 at Inverness in October 1984. Even the plating has plating... Mike Cooper

26034 at Inverness in October 1984. Even the plating has plating... Mike Cooper

Liveries
Original green; green plus small yellow warning panel; BR blue; Railfreight (08/85)

26034+26026 at Inverness. Dave Newman

26034+26026 at Inverness. Dave Newman

Storage and disposal
Withdrawn with collision damage. Cut MC Metals 03/09/90.

Last years
(26034 was by far the rarest member of the class on passenger work after refurbishment)

17/06/86
26034+20126
0730 Penzance to Aberdeen; Carstairs to Waverley.

06/08/86
2Y34 2156 Dundee to Perth.

07/09/87
1L37 1555 Glasgow to Arbroath; it was seen leaving Dundee, but there is no definite gen on where it worked from. It may have been Glasgow… Then 2Y02 1924 Arbroath to Dundee.

26/09/88
26014 or 26034
1M03 1313 Glasgow to Carlisle; Glasgow to Kilmarnock, where it failed and replaced by 47303.

28/11/88
2O72 1714 Queen Street to Waverley; Queen Street to Lenzie where 034 expired and the train was caped.

Saturday 24/06/89
1T10 0710 Aberdeen to Queen Street; from Perth to Queen Street after 47702 expired. 034 came off the ballast and reached Queen Street only 24 minutes down on its last passenger working.

Monday 11/09/89
26034 was withdrawn at 1300hrs. It had collided with a cement train at Carlisle some three weeks earlier.

26034 at Inverness. Dave Newman

26034 at Inverness. Dave Newman

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