DB968015 (ex D5514 – 31014)

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ADB968015 (previously 31014) at Great Yarmouth on 13th June 1981   Tony Willmore

Converted to ETS generating unit in 1977 and used initially in the GN area. Subsequently it was transferred to the GE area where it was mainly used at Great Yarmouth and finally 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 ADB968013 on 11th April 1983 en route to Doncaster Works. Scrapped at Doncaster Works later in 1983.

Sightings for DB968015

LocoLocationDateSeen by
As 31014Entered Stratford DRS for conversion07/02/177Great Eastern Railway Society
As 31014Finsbury Park Depot02/07/1977Paul Green
DB968015Hornsey16/07/1977Mister C
DB968015Hornsey26/07/1977David Smallwood
DB968015Finsbury Park Depot28/08/1977Peter Hall
DB968015Bounds Green Depot19/11/1977p.69 2/78 RO
DB968015Bounds Green Depot22/04/1978Paul Green
DB968015Bounds Green Depot22/07/1979Kevin Law
DB968015Bounds Green Depot26/07/1979The Power of the Class 31s plate 27
DB968015Finsbury Park Depot14/08/1979Alan Ledwick
DB968015Entered Stratford DRS29/12/1979Great Eastern Railway Society
DB968015Departed Stratford DRS16/01/1980Great Eastern Railway Society
DB968015Finsbury Park Depot19/01/1980Mark Nicholls
DB968015Entered Stratford DRS01/02/1980Great Eastern Railway Society
DB968015Departed Stratford DRS12/03/1980Great Eastern Railway Society
DB968015Norwich Depot27/04/1980Martyn Hilbert
DB968015Norwich Depot28/04/1980RM 08/80
DB968015Norwich Depot03/05/1980Kevin Watson
DB968015Norwich15/09/1980Alan Ledwick
DB968015Great Yarmouth CS18/10/1980Stewart Hookins
DB968015Great Yarmouth CS18/04/1981Andrew Dodgson
ADB968015Great Yarmouth CS13/06/1981Lewis Bevan
ADB968015Great Yarmouth27/06/1981Mister C
ADB968015Great Yarmouth11/07/1981Kevin Davies
ADB968015Norwich Depot17/07/1981Andrew Dodgson
ADB968015Norwich Depot19/07/1981Andrew Dodgson
ADB968015Great Yarmouth CS18/08/1981Mark Sutton
ADB968015Great Yarmouth CS21/11/1981Martin Cowgill
ADB968015Norwich Depot05/03/1982Martin Cowgill
ADB968015Norwich Depot25/04/1982Kevin Law
ADB968015Great Yarmouth03/07/1982Paul Green
ADB968015Great Yarmouth02/10/1982Flickr
ADB968015Ely (hauled south) (Is this a mistake for ADB968013?)04/10/1982Rail Jan 83 pag 47
ADB968015Arrived Cambridge in the formation of the afternoon Whitemoor Yard – Cambridge freight hauled by 3129127/10/1982Mister C research
ADB968015Cambridge Depot27/11/1982Peter Hall
ADB968015Shunted from Cambridge Carriage Sidings to Cambridge Yard 01/12/1982Mister C research
ADB968015Moved Cambridge to Whitemoor Yard in morning freight headed by 37193+31218 along with ADB96801303/12/82Mister C research
ADB968015March Depot (stored)28/12/1982Steve Webster
ADB968015March Depot (stored)23/01/1983Kevin Law
ADB968015Lincoln Avoiding Line11/04/1983Steve Webster
ADB968015Doncaster Works (cut pieces, frame possibly intact)12/06/1983Brian Cuttell