DB968013 (ex D5513 – 31013)

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DB968013 (by then numbered ADB968013) at the former Norwich depot on 27th April 1980   Martyn Hilbert

DB968013 (by then numbered ADB968013) at Great Yarmouth on 31st May 1980   Tony Willmore

Converted to ETS generating unit in 1979 and used in the GE area, principally at Great Yarmouth and finally at Cambridge. Following a period in storage at March it was noted being hauled north over the Lincoln avoiding line by a Class 37 along with ADB968015 on 11th April 1983 en route to Doncaster Works. Scrapped at Doncaster Works later in 1983.

Sightings for DB968013

LocoLocationDateSeen by
As 31013Entered Stratford DRS for conversion08/03/1979Great Eastern Railway Society
As 31013Departed Stratford DRS11/04/1979Great Eastern Railway Society
As 31013Stratford Depot05/05/1979RO 07/79
DB968013Stratford Depot14/07/1979Guy Tritton
DB968013Stratford Depot14/07/1979Brian Cuttell
DB968013Stratford Depot21/07/1979Kevin Law
DB968013Stratford Depot28/07/1979Paul Green
DB968013Stratford Depot08/09/1979Brian Cuttell
DB968013Stratford Depot13/10/1979Kevin Luke
DB968013Colchester Depot28/11/1979Andrew Dodgson
DB968013Ipswich01/12/1979RO 02/80
DB968013Hauled Ipswich – Norwich by 3122904/12/1979RO 02/80
DB968013Norwich04/02/1980RO 04/80
ADB968013Norwich Depot27/04/1980Martyn Hilbert
ADB968013Great Yarmouth – station sidings31/05/1980Tony Willmore
ADB968013Great Yarmouth05/07/1980Kevin watson
ADB968013Great Yarmouth06/07/1980RM 11/80
ADB968013Norwich03/11/1980Rail Apl 82 Page 54
ADB968013Great Yarmouth – station sidings13/06/1981Lewis Bevan
ADB968013Great Yarmouth – station sidings13/06/1981Tony Willmore
ADB968013Great Yarmouth27/06/1981Mister C
ADB968013Great Yarmouth11/07/1981Kevin Davies
ADB968013Norwich17/08/1981Mark Sutton
ADB968013Great Yarmouth CS21/11/1981Martin Cowgill
ADB968013Great Yarmouth12/06/1982Mister C
ADB968013Norwich Depot03/07/1982Paul Green
ADB968013Norwich Depot17/07/1982Andrew Dodgson
ADB968013Norwich Depot02/10/1982Flickr
ADB968013March in formation of Norwich – Whitemoor Yard freight04/10/1982Rail Jan 83 pag 47
ADB968013Cambridge Depot17/10/1982Flickr
ADB968013Cambridge Depot27/11/1982Peter Hall
ADB968013 Shunted from Cambridge Carriage Sidings to Cambridge Yard 01/12/1982Mister C research
ADB968013 Moved Cambridge to Whitemoor Yard in morning freight headed by 37193+31218 along with ADB968015 03/12/1982Mister C research
ADB968013March Depot (stored)28/12/1982Steve Webster
ADB968013March Depot (stored)23/01/1983Kevin Law
ADB968013Lincoln Avoiding Line11/04/1983Steve Webster
ADB968013Doncaster Works11/06/1983Eddie Rathmill
ADB968013Doncaster Works12/06/1983Peter Hall
ADB968013Doncaster Works12/06/1983Brian Cuttell
ADB968013Doncaster Works23/07/1983Rail-online.co.uk