26046/D5346

26046 at Dunkeld 15/06/85. David Hills

26046 at Dunkeld 15/06/85. David Hills

Entered service 30/10/59
Renumbered 26/01/74
Last overhaul 04/84 G and HGR; including fitting air-brakes and removing boiler and boiler water tanks
Withdrawn 19/04/91

Depots
64B (Haymarket) 30/10/59 (new)
60A (Inverness) 02/60
HA (Haymarket) 10/84
ED (Eastfield) 16/05/87
Withdrawn 19/04/91

26046 in the company of 37261 at Inverness on 29/04/83. Dave Newman

26046 in the company of 37261 at Inverness on 29/04/83. Dave Newman

Sectors
04/87 DXX
05/88 DCHA
/89 DMEA
09/10 DCHA
04/91 DXXD

DCHA ScotRail Departmental Civil Engineer
DMEA Departmental M&EE
DXX Departmental/General

Notes
OMO fitted 09/86
Twin headlights & radio telephone fitted 1976.

26046 at Ardrossan South Beach on 15/07/84, having failed on the 1140 Glasgow Central to Largs.

26046 at Ardrossan South Beach on 15/07/84, having failed on the 1140 Glasgow Central to Largs.

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

Storage and disposal
Reason for withdrawal: high engine hours and several minor faults. 26046, dumped at Glasgow Works, was cannibalised heavily for other 26s after withdrawal. The power unit went in to 26003. Cut MC Metals 10/93.

Last years
29/08/86
3 Cardenden turns.

30/08/86
2J13 1415 Edinburgh to Dundee (pilot to a struggling 27055 from Kirkcaldy); 1 Cardendendendenden turn; 3 Kirkcaldy turns; 1 Markinch to Edinburgh turn.

Tuesday 02/09/86
6 Kirkcaldy turns.

Wednesday 03/09/86
5 Kirkcaldy & 3 Cardenden turns.

Thursday 04/09/86
3 Kirkcaldy turns.

Friday 05/09/86
4 Kirkcaldys; 2 Cardendens; 1 Cowdenbeath.

Saturday 06/09/86
5 Kirkcaldys; 2 Cardendens; 1 Cowdenbeath.

Monday 08/09/86
4 Kirkcaldys.

Tuesday 09/09/86
2G31 1705 Waverley to Cardenden (failed on arrival).

26/08/88
1L51 2025 Queen Street to Dundee; from Queen Street to Cowlairs.

08/09/88
0845 Aberdeen to Plymouth; from Waverley to Carstairs. It then went back on… either the 1B23 1820 Carstairs to Waverley or the 1858 Carstairs to Waverley.

09/09/88
1B29 2216 Carstairs to Waverley.

27/09/88
1B29 2216 Carstairs to Waverley.

15/02/89
1528 Glasgow Central to Waverley; dragging a unit from Cambuslang to Waverley.

Sunday 07/04/91
1610 1M46 Glasgow Central to Euston; Glasgow to Beattock. An engineering over-run meant no power, so 26046 took load 11 plus a dead 87…

Friday 19/04/91
26046 was withdrawn 1400hrs at Eastfield, stopped as surplus to requirements. 26015 received parts from 046 to return to traffic.

26046 at Motherwell on 27th May 1979.

26046 at Motherwell on 27th May 1979.

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