26044/D5344

26044 Eastfield 09 04 82. Jerry Glover

26044 Eastfield 09 04 82. Jerry Glover

 

5344 at Kyle, August 1973

5344 at Kyle, August 1973

Entered service 09/10/59
Renumbered 25/07/74
Last overhaul 09/82 General
Withdrawn 01/84

26044 on the 1055 Inverness to Kyle on 30/04/83. Dave Newman

26044 on the 1055 Inverness to Kyle on 30/04/83. Dave Newman

26044 on the 1055 Inverness to Kyle on 30/04/83. Dave Newman

26044 on the 1055 Inverness to Kyle on 30/04/83. Dave Newman

Depots
64A (Haymarket) 09/10/59 (new)
60A (Inverness) 02/60
64A 04/60
65B (St Rollox) 06/60
60A 02/61 (became IS)

26044 after its traction motor fire

26044 after its traction motor fire. It was located at IS (Inverness) 01/84-06/84 (TM fire); moved to Dunfermline Townhill, then on to Thornton Yard. It was cut up at Thornton Yard on 25/01/87. Steve Parrott

Notes
26044 was on snowplough duty with 26040 on the 17th January 1984 on the Highland Main Line. Between Blair Atholl and Dalwhinnie, the locos became stuck in a snowdrift, and an electrical fire broke out on 044 caused by the snow coming in… It was soon withdrawn owing to the amount of damage.

26044 after its fire. Dave Newman

26044 after its fire. Dave Newman

Headlights fitted 1976

26044 at Inverness on 5th August 1981. Rob Newman

26044 at Inverness on 5th August 1981. Rob Newman

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

26044 at Perth on 13/03/82. Mark Shipman

26044 at Perth on 13/03/82. Mark Shipman

Storage and disposal
Withdrawn 01/84 (TM fire)
Located at IS (Inverness) 01/84-06/84
Moved to Dunfermline Townhill, then to Thornton Yard
Cut up at Thornton Yard 25/01/87

26044 at Aviemore on 23/08/78. Steve Jones

26044 at Aviemore on 23/08/78. Steve Jones

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