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Class 06 No. D2432 on an up transfer goods at Greenock on 3rd September 1960

The allocation history of this locomotive has it first being allocated to Hamilton in February 1960. Transferring to Polmadie in May 1960. Finally transferring to Eastfield in September 1967.

This though is not fully born out by the observations. The sightings at Greenock suggest either a loan to this sub-shed of Polmadie or even a transfer for various periods. Also, was it actually transferred to Ayr in 1966 prior to transferring to Eastfield the following year.

The locomotive was withdrawn from Eastfield in December 1968 where it was initially stored.

Class 06 D2432 stabled at Ayr Depot on 28th March 1967. Adrian Booth

The photographer was very lucky to catch D2432 en route from Scotland to the Isle of Sheppey. The location is Gosforth High Street, then the A1! Although not certain, the date is thought to be 19th May 1969.   Brian Henderson

This photographer was also very lucky to catch D2432 nearing the end of its journey from Scotland to the Isle of Sheppey. The location is Medway Service Station on the M2 through Kent. Peter Hall from the IRS archive courtesy of Andrew Smith.

A second photograph of D2432 nearing the end of its journey from Scotland to the Isle of Sheppey. The location is Medway Service Station on the M2 through Kent. Peter Hall from the IRS archive courtesy of Andrew Smith.

The locomotive was sold to R. E. Trem & Company, Finningley, near Doncaster. They in turn sold it to Shipbreaking (Queenborough), Oueenborough, Isle of Kent for further use.

Movement from Glasgow to the Isle of Sheppey would appear to have been taken in part or most likely in whole by road. In addition to the accompanying photographs there is a report of it being sighted at Stamford on 20th May 1969 on road transport.

It was put into use on the internal network of lines then operated by Shipbreaking (Queenborough). These had in the past been operated by Settle, Speakman & Company. D2726 was also in use at this location at that time.

It remained in use until it was exported to Italy in March 1977. Further details of its subsequent history can be found in Shunters exported to Italy where all sightings of this locomotive after it left Queenborough should be submitted.

Sightings for D2432

Loco Location Date Seen by
D2432 Cowlairs Works, Glasgow 02/03/1960 RO 1960 page 128
D2432 Polmadie Depot 17/07/1960 Andrew Lait
D2432 Greenock (up goods) 03/09/1960 RCTS Photo Archive CH00681
D2432 Polmadie Depot 14/01/1961 paul carpenter b/w slide
D2432 Polmadie Depot 08/01/1962 Dave Hird
D2432 Polmadie Depot 22/04/1962 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 14/06/1962 Ian Ward
D2432 Polmadie Depot 08/07/1962 Roger Smith
D2432 Polmadie Workshops 23/09/1962 BLS Dec 1962 Page 172
D2432 Greenock Ladyburn shed 14/04/1963 Robin Lush
D2432 Polmadie Depot 19/04/1963 David Hunt
D2432 Polmadie Depot 20/04/1963 Ian Ward
D2432 Polmadie Depot 12/01/1964 Tony Burgess
D2432 Polmadie Depot 29/03/1964
D2432 Polmadie Depot 11/04/1964 David Lewis
D2432 Polmadie Depot 26/07/1964 Ian Lander
D2432 Polmadie Depot 02/08/1964 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 09/08/1964 Charles Taylor
D2432 Polmadie Depot 16/08/1964 Bob Stone
D2432 Polmadie Depot 04/10/1964 David Hunt
D2432 Polmadie Depot 22/11/1964 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 18/04/1965 A Ledwick
D2432 Polmadie Depot 18/04/1965 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 01/08/1965 Bob Wallen
D2432 Polmadie Depot 01/08/1965 Bob Stone
D2432 Polmadie Depot 07/08/1965 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 10/04/1966 Roy Hennefer
D2432 Polmadie Depot 11/04/1966 Alan Ledwick
D2432 Ayr Depot 19/06/1966 Bob Stone
D2432 Ayr 25/06/1966 Alan Ledwick
D2432 Ayr Depot 27/08/1966 stuart ottaway
D2432 Ayr Depot 27/08/1966 Peter Martin
D2432 Ayr 28/08/1966 Colour-Rail archive
D2432 Ayr Depot 28/03/1967 Adrian Booth
D2432 Ayr Depot 20/08/1967 Philip Cartwright
D2432 Eastfield Depot 10/09/1967 Roy Dean
D2432 Eastfield Depot 10/03/1968 Peter Martin
D2432 Eastfeild Depot 25/05/1968 Alan Turton
D2432 Eastfield Depot 28/07/1968 Peter Martin
D2432 Eastfield Depot 03/08/1968 Robert Warburton
D2432 Eastfield Depot 25/08/1968 David Compton, Worcester Locomotive Society
D2432 Eastfield Depot 27/08/1968 Robert Warburton
D2432 Eastfield Depot 12/01/1969 Philip Cartwright
D2432 Eastfield Depot 20/04/1969 Peter Martin
D2432 Gosforth High Street (on road transport) 19/05/1969 Brian Henderson
D2432 Stamford (on road transport) 20/05/1969
D2432 Medway Services, M2, Kent (on road transport) 20/05/1969 Peter Hall (IRS)
D2432 Shipbreaking (Queenborough), Queenborough 24/01/1971 Gordon Edgar
D2432 Shipbreaking (Queenborough), Queenborough (wharf) 22/10/1972 Gordon Edgar
D2432 Shipbreaking (Queenborough), Queenborough 08/11/1975 Mike Martin
D2432 Shipbreaking (Queenborough), Queenborough 24/01/1976 Tom Bartlett