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First allocated to Motherwell in November 1959. Transferred to Greenock (Ladyburn) in March 1961. It is then recorded as having been transferred to Eastfield in January 1968. Observations received taken along with other information suggest though that it was actually transferred to Polmadie in cJune 1966 and onto Eastfield in January 1968. The RO records that by September 1967 (p.377 11/67) Greenock (Ladyburn) had been replaced by Gourock as a stabling point and the shed was now a heap of rubble. From cJune 1966 the usual two Class 06 and one Class 08 stabled at Gourock were a combination of the last allocated to Greenock (Ladyburn) (D2425/6/7, D3920/1) and those allocated to Polmadie (D2429/31/3, D3905-9/11/27/9). Transferred to Thornton in April 1968 from where it was withdrawn in January 1969 but reinstated at Leith Central in March 1969. Transferred to Dunfermline Townhill in January 1972, although submitted observations suggest that this may have taken place slightly earlier. Transferred to Dundee in February 1973 and back to Dunfermline Townhill the following month. In early 1976 it moved to Polmadie, presumably for attention in the heavy repair facility. Its place at Dunfermline Townhill was taken by Dundee allocated 06004 that was presumably officially on loan. 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. 06007 never returned to Dunfermline Townhill and was officially put in store at Polmadie in June 1977 when 06004 was officially transferred to Dunfermline Townhill to replace it. 06007 was officially withdrawn in September 1977.

2426 stabled at Burntisland   Norman Blackburn

06007, by then withdrawn, at St. Rollox Works, Glasgow on 13th August 1978   Keith Riley

 

Sightings for D2426

Loco Location Date Seen by
D2426 Cowlairs Works, Glasgow 27/11/1959 RO 1960 page 24
D2426 Motherwell Depot 17/07/1960 Andrew Lait
D2426 Cartsdyke 08/06/1961 Roger Smith
D2426 Cowlairs Works, Glasgow 22/04/1962 Roy Hennefer
D2426 Cowlairs Works, Glasgow 23/04/1962 Dave Hird
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 12/07/1962 Roger Smith
D2426 Cartsdyke Sidings, Greenock 06/08/1962 Ian Ward
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 28/07/1964 Ian Lander
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 02/08/1964 Roy Hennefer
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 09/08/1964 Charles Taylor
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 01/10/1964 Brian Swinn
D2426 Polmadie Depot 20/03/1965 T.F.Davis
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 17/04/1965 Roy Hennefer
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 18/04/1965 Alan Ledwick
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 01/08/1965 Bob Wallen
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 01/08/1965 Bob Stone
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 09/04/1966 Roy Hennefer
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 11/04/1966 Alan Ledwick
D2426 Greenock (Ladyburn) Depot 27/08/1966 Peter Martin
D2426 Polmadie Depot 08/01/1967 Philip Cartwright
D2426 Polmadie Depot 02/04/1967 Adrian Booth
D2426 Polmadie Depot 27/05/1967 Roy Hennefer
D2426 Gourock 09/09/1967 roy dean
D2426 Polmadie Depot 10/03/1968 Peter Martin
D2426 Thornton Depot 27/07/1968 Peter Martin
D2426 Kirkcaldy 29/08/1968 David Compton, Worcester Locomotive Society
D2426 Kirkcaldy 29/08/1968 Robert Warburton
D2426 Leith Docks 29/11/1968 Dennis Graham
D2426 Leith Central Depot 12/01/1969 Philip Cartwright
D2426 Leith Central Depot 09/08/1969 Dave Mant
D2426 Leith Central Depot 09/08/1969 Howard Bolton
D2426 Leith Docks 03/10/1969 Andrew Dodgson
D2426 South Leith Yard 05/10/1969 Alan Turton
D2426 Eastfield Depot 26/03/1970 Railway Locomotives 1970 Page 42
D2426 Eastfield Depot 29/03/1970 Howard Bolton
D2426 Eastfield Depot 31/03/1970 RM Page 352 1970
D2426 Leith Central Depot 03/10/1970 RO 1970 page 418
D2426 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 10/01/1971 Philip Cartwright
D2426 Dunfermline Townhill Depot, Halbeath 09/06/1971 Bob Stone
D2426 South Leith Yard 24/07/1971 Robert Warburton
D2426 Kirkcaldy 02/10/1971 Ian Addison
D2426 Kirkcaldy 04/10/1971 Ian Addison
D2426 Kirkcaldy 08/07/1972 Bob Stone
D2426 Markinch 10/07/1972 Bob Stone
D2426 Dunfermline Townhill Depot, Halbeath 13/07/1972 Robert Warburton
D2426 Dunfermline Townhill Depot, Halbeath 22/07/1972 Keith Gunner
D2426 Kirkcaldy 31/08/1972 Guy Tritton
D2426 Kirkcaldy 09/04/1973 Ian Addison
D2426 Kirkcaldy 19/04/1973 Ian Addison
D2426 Dunfermline Townhill Depot, Halbeath 21/04/1973 Nigel Sporne
D2426 Dunfermline Townhill Depot 21/04/1973 Tom Bartlett
D2426 Dundee Depot 11/05/1973 Trevor Roots
D2426 Kirkaldy 01/08/1973 Rob Aston
D2426 Kirkcaldy 04/08/1973 Nigel Sporne
D2426 Kirkcaldy 15/09/1973 Guy Tritton
D2426 Kirkcaldy 05/01/1974 Mike Martin
D2426 Kirkcaldy 13/04/1974 Nigel Sporne
D2426 Kirkcaldy 25/05/1974 Stewart Hookins
D2426 Kirkcaldy 15/06/1974 Alan Donaldson
D2426 Kirkcadly 18/07/1974 Bob Stone
D2426 Thornton (Redford) Yard 31/07/1974 David Morris
D2426 Markinch 10/08/1974 Robert Warburton
D2426 Markinch 12/08/1974 Robert Warburton
D2426 Markinch 21/09/1974 Guy Tritton
D2426 Markinch 23/09/1974 Alastair
D2426 Polmadie Depot 12/01/1975 Trevor Roots
06007 Kirkcaldy 20/03/1975 Phil Bidwell
06007 Kirkcaldy 30/03/1975 Nigel Sporne
06007 Markinch 07/06/1975 Alan Donaldson
06007 Markinch 02/08/1975 Tom Bartlett
06007 Markinch 04/08/1975 Robert Warburton
06007 Markinch 11/08/1975 Robert Warburton
06007 Kirkcaldy 05/09/1975 Tom Bartlett
06007 Dunfermline Townhill Depot 08/09/1975 Tom Bartlett
06007 Kirkcaldy 27/09/1975 Alan Donaldson
06007 Kirkcaldy 12/10/1975 Dave Hunt
06007 Dunfermline Townhill Depot 08/11/1975 Tom Bartlett
06007 Polmadie Depot 06/03/1976 RO 1976 page 171
06007 Polmadie Depot 17/04/1976 Peter Hall
06007 Polmadie Depot 24/04/1976 Peter Hall
06007 Mossend Yard 13/07/1976 Trevor Roots
06007 Polmadie Depot 29/08/1976 Peter Hall
06007 Polmadie Depot 25/09/1976 Peter Hall
06007 Polmadie Depot 20/11/1976 Stewart Hookins
06007 Polmadie Depot 20/11/1976 Tom Bartlett
06007 Polmadie Depot 08/04/1977 RO 1977 page 208
06007 Polmadie Depot 28/05/1977 RO 1977 Page 268
06007 Polmadie Depot 06/06/1977 The Midlander 4 p.40
06007 Polmadie Depot 10/06/1977 Lewis Bevan
06007 Polmadie Depot 19/08/1977 Peter Hall
06007 Polmadie Depot 29/08/1977 Paul Green
06007 Polmadie Depot 10/09/1977 Roger Beattie
06007 Polmadie Depot 27/10/1977 Alan Turton
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 08/04/1978 RO 1978 page 224
06007 St, Rollox Works, Glasgow 29/04/1978 Mark Nichols
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 03/06/1978 RO 1978 page 304
06007 St Rolox Works, Glasgow 17/06/1978 Colour-Rail archive
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 30/06/1978 Trevor Davis
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 05/08/1978 Brian Cuttell
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 13/08/1978 Keith Riley
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 24/08/1978 Paul Green
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 09/09/1978 Carey Vessey
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 07/10/1978 RO 1978 page 453
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 08/04/1979 Alan Turton
06007 St Rollox Works, Glasgow 19/05/1979 Geoff Senior
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 03/06/1979 RO 1979 page 299
06007 St. Rollox Works. Glasgow 29/07/1979 Brian Cuttell
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow 12/08/1979 jerry glover
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow (cab only) 02/09/1979 Brian Daniels
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow (cab only) 08/09/1979 John Redgate
06007 St. Rollox Works, Glasgow (cab only) 06/04/1980 Peter Hall
06007 St Rollox Works, Glasgow (cab only) 17/05/1980 Geoff Senior
06007 St. Rollox Works,Glasgow (cab only) 22/06/1980 jerry glover