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Class 06 No. D2423 at Inverness on 15th July 1969

First allocated to Kittybrewster in April 1959 and transferred to Inverness the following month. It was transferred to Aberdeen Ferryhill in June 1971 as a result of the closure of the Inverness Harbour branch. Whilst at Aberdeen Ferryhill its duties were in the docks. In early 1973 it visited St.Rollox Works and during that period its duties at Aberdeen were covered by D2444. It moved to Dundee in June 1977 where it replaced 06004 when the requirement for a locomotive at Aberdeen ceased. During the Spring of 1979 it was loaned to Dunfermline Townhill for a short period. In the mid 1970's seven Class 06 were distributed between Aberdeen Ferryhill, Dundee and Dunfermline Townhill. Aberdeen Ferryhill was allocated one for use in the Docks. Dunfermline Townhill was allocated four, two at Kirkcaldy, one at Markinch and one at the depot. Dundee was allocated two, one for use in the Harbour and one spare. The spare locomotive at Dundee appears to have given cover if needed for Aberdeen Ferryhill and Dunfermline Townhill locomotives being unavailable.
It was withdrawn from Dundee in June 1980 (having been stored the previous month) along with 06005 when they were replaced by 06002 and 06003. It remained at Dundee after withdrawal and was scrapped on site during July 1983 along with 06005. Details of which company actually scrapped the locomotive would be very much welcomed.

Class 06 No. D2423 coming off the Iinverness Harbour Branch on 26th August 1969. Adrian Booth

Cl ass 06 No. D2423 stabled at Inverness on 30th March 1970

Class 06 No. D2423 at Inverness Depot on 30th July 1970   Brian Swinn

Class 06 No. D2423 at Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot on 8th June 1971. The absence of connecting rods suggests that it may have only recently arrived from Inverness.   Keith Gunner

06006 at Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot. Note the forward position of the double arrow on the side captured in this view   Alastair Allan

06006 at Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot. Note the centre position of the double arrow on the side captured in this view   Alastair Allan

Locomotives allocated to Dundee saw use in the harbour and associated sidings. 06006 is pictured in the Harbour on 18th July 1979.   Bill Atkinson

Sightings for D2423

Loco Location Date Seen by
D2423 Cowlairs Works 10/04/1959 RO 1959 page 171
D2423 Inverness Depot 05/06/1961 Roger Smith
D2423 Inverness Depot 15/08/1961 Robin Lush
D2423 Inverness Depot 24/04/1962 Dave Hird
D2423 Inverness Depot 09/07/1962 Roger Smith
D2423 Inverness Depot 03/08/1962 Ian Ward
D2423 Eastfield Depot 20/04/1963 Ian Ward
D2423 Inverness Depot 07/06/1963 Bob Stone
D2423 Inverness Depot 14/07/1963 Andrew Lait
D2423 Inverness 29/08/1963 Robert Warburton
D2423 Eastfield Depot 14/10/1963 Jim Dempsey
D2423 Inverness Depot 12/08/1964 Charles Taylor
D2423 Inverness Depot 21/11/1964 Roy Hennefer
D2423 Inverness Depot 17/04/1965 Alan Ledwick
D2423 Inverness Depot 19/04/1965 Roy Hennefer
D2423 Inverness Depot 14/06/1965 Bob Stone
D2423 Inverness Depot 21/06/1965 Bob Stone
D2423 Inverness Depot 07/08/1965 Roy Hennefer
D2423 Inverness Depot 12/04/1966 Roy Hennefer
D2423 Inverness Depot 19/07/1966 Ian Lander
D2423 Inverness Depot 30/08/1966 Robert Warburton
D2423 Inverness Depot 28/05/1967 Roy Hennefer
D2423 Inverness Depot 23/07/1967 Trevor Davis
D2423 Inverness Depot 21/08/1967 Philip Cartwright
D2423 Inverness Depot 22/08/1967 Philip Cartwright
D2423 Inverness 11/09/1967 roy dean
D2423 Inverness 01/06/1968 Colour-Rail archive
D2423 Inverness Depot 29/07/1968 Robert Warburton
D2423 Inverness 27/08/1968 Robert Warburton
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 28/08/1968 David Compton, Worcester Locomotive Society
D2423 Inverness Depot 15/07/1969 RCTS Photo Archive HU00944
D2423 Inverness Depot 11/08/1969 Dave Mant
D2423 Inverness yard 21/08/1969 stuart ottaway
D2423 Inverness Depot 25/08/69 Adrian Booth, Philip Cartwright
D2423 Inverness Harbour 26/08/69 Adrian Booth
D2423 Inverness Depot 27/08/69 Adrian Booth, Philip Cartwright
D2423 Inverness Depot 27/03/1970 Railway Locomotives 1970 Page 43
D2423 Inverness Depot 28/03/1970 Howard Bolton
D2423 Inverness Depot 30/03/1970 RO 1970 page 211
D2423 Inverness Depot 30/03/1970 RCTS Photo Archive CH03678
D2423 Inverness Depot 23/05/1970 RO 1970 page 280
D2423 Inverness 25/05/1970 Colour-Rail archive
D2423 Inverness Depot 00/07/1970 Mike Martin
D2423 Inverness Depot 22/07/1970 Robert Warburton
D2423 Inverness Depot 30/07/1970 Brian Swinn
D2423 Inverness Depot 12/08/1970 Howard Bolton
D2423 Inverness Depot 19/08/1970 Railway Locomotives 1970 Page 82
D2423 Inverness Depot 01/03/1971 Mike Martin
D2423 Inverness Depot 11/04/1971 Howard Bolton
D2423 Inverness Harbour (Closure) 24/05/1971 RO 1971 page 397
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 08/06/1971 Keith Gunner
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 06/08/1971 Keith Hacker
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 16/08/1971 Rob Aston
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 06/09/1971 Bob Stone
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 01/04/1972 Howard Bolton
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 27/05/1972 Stewart Hookins
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 10/07/1972 Bob Stone
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 05/09/1972 Colour-Rail archive
D2423 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 03/02/1973 Charles Taylor
D2423 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 10/02/1973 RO 1973 page 134
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 21/04/1973 Nigel Sporne
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 21/04/1973 Tom Bartlett
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 11/05/1973 Trevor Roots
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 24/07/1973 Paul Carpenter
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 01/08/1973 Rob Aston
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 11/08/1973 Alastair
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 21/03/1974 A Pictorial Record of the Diesel Shunters
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 13/04/1974 Nigel Sporne
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 14/04/1974 paul carpenter (slide with d3677)
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 16/04/1974 R Binns
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 23/04/1974 RO 1974 page 221
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 25/05/1974 Stewart Hookins
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 29/07/1974 David Morris
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 23/09/1974 Guy Tritton
D2423 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 26/09/1974 Alastair
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 22/02/1975 RO 1975 page 158
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 29/03/1975 Nigel Sporne
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 30/03/1975 J Crosse
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 03/09/1975 Tom Bartlett
06006 Aberdeen Feryhill Depot 05/09/1975 Tom Bartlett
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 12/10/1975 Dave Hunt
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 16/04/1976 Alan Donaldson
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 28/08/1976 Peter Hall
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 19/02/1977 RO 1977 Page 138
06006 Aberdeen Ferryhill Depot 08/04/1977 RO 1977 page 208
06006 Dundee Depot 28/05/1977 Alan Turton
06006 Dundee Depot 06/06/1977 The Midlander 4 p.40
06006 Dundee Depot 23/06/1977 Andrew Cameron
06006 Dundee Depot 30/07/1977 Dave Higson
06006 Dundee Depot 04/08/1977 Robert Warburton
06006 Dundee Depot 19/08/1977 Peter Hall
06006 Dundee Depot 17/09/1977 RCTS Photo Archive CH03347
06006 Dundee Depot 01/06/1978 RO 1978 Page 306
06006 Dundee 01/08/1978 Brian Cuttell
06006 Dundee Depot 23/08/1978 Paul Green
06006 Dundee Depot 10/09/1978 Carey Vessey
06006 Dundee Depot 16/09/1978 R Binns
06006 Kirkcaldy 14/04/1979 RO 1979 Page 238
06006 Markinch 14/04/1979 Traction p.32 05/08
06006 Markinch 19/05/1979 Andrew Cameron
06006 Dundee Harbour 18/07/1979 Bill & Lindsay Atkinson
06006 Dundee Depot 23/07/1979 Brian Cuttell
06006 Dundee Depot 24/07/1979 Paul Green
06006 Dundee Harbour 04/08/1979 Jim Ramsay
06006 Dundee Harbour 21/08/1979 A Pictorial Record of the Diesel Shunters
06006 Dundee Depot 10/09/1979 John Redgate
06006 Dundee Depot 27/10/1979 Brian Daniels
06006 Dundee Depot 22/03/1980 Oscar Calder
06006 Dundee Depot 05/04/1980 Peter Hall
06006 Dundee Depot 10/05/1980 Alan Donaldson
06006 Dundee Depot 29/06/1980 Chris Firth
06006 Dundee Depot 26/09/1980 Brian Daniels
06006 Dundee Depot 27/03/1981 Les Allen
06006 Dundee Depot 02/05/1981 John Lodge
06006 Dundee Depot 20/05/1981 Alan Turton
06006 Dundee Depot (Stored) 27/06/1981 Bob Wallen
06006 Dundee Depot 20/07/1981 Martyn Hilbert
06006 Dundee Depot 22/08/1981 Ian Ward
06006 Dundee Depot 17/09/1981 John Redgate
06006 Dundee Depot 12/12/1981 Andrew Cameron
06006 Dundee 27/03/1982 Alex Mowbray
06006 Dundee Depot 14/04/1982 John Turner
06006 Dundee Depot 05/06/1982 Robert Mullins
06006 Dundee Depot 05/08/1982 david penna
06006 Dundee depot 10/09/1982 Nick Leverton
06006 Dundee Depot 18/09/1982 Rail Jan 83 pag 45
06006 Dundee depot 05/01/1983 Nick Leverton
06006 Dundee Depot 04/02/1983 Rail May 83 Page 18
06006 Dundee Depot (Photo) 14/07/1983 Rail Nov 83 Page 43
06006 Dundee Depot 17/07/1983 Rail Nov 83 page 43
06006 Dundee Depot (chassis only) 25/07/1983 Rail Nov 83 page 43
06006 Dundee Depot (scrapping completed) 26/07/1983 Rail Oct 83 Page 43