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Cl 05 D2578 as No. 2 Cider Queen in service with Bulmers Ltd, Hereford 23rd August 1969

First allocated to Thornton in November 1958 from where it was withdrawn in July 1967. In December 1967 it passed to the Hunslet Engine Company, Leeds were it was rebuilt. Following rebuilding it passed to H. P. Bulmer, Hereford for industrial use. In August 2001 it moved into preservation at Moreton-on-Lugg.

Sightings for D2578

LocoLocationDateSeen by
D2578Markinch25/08/1959Brian Swinn
D2578Thornton Junction sidings22/04/1960Ian Derrick
D2578Thornton Depot07/04/1961Ian Derrick
D2578Markinch05/06/1961Roger Smith
D2578Thornton Junction sidings18/04/1962Ian Derrick
D2578Thornton Junction sidings20/04/1962Ian Derrick
D2578Thornton Depot10/07/1962Roger Smith
D2578Thornton Depot15/04/1963Robin Lush
D2578Thornton Junction sidings31/03/1964Ian Derrick
D2578Thornton Depot03/04/1964Ian Derrick
D2578Thornton Depot22/11/1964Roy Hennefer
D2578Thornton Depot20/03/1965Trevor Davis
D2578Thornton Depot31/07/1965Bob Stone
D2578Thornton Depot03/08/1965Bob Wallen
D2578Thornton Depot08/08/1965Roy Hennefer
D2578Thornton Depot03/10/1965Robin Lush
D2578Thornton Depot09/04/1966A Ledwick
D2578Cowlairs Works14/07/1966Ian Lander
D2578Eastfield Depot24/09/1966Ian Lander
D2578Thornton Depot08/01/1967Philip Cartwright
D2578Thornton Depot30/03/1967Adrian Booth
D2578Thornton Depot28/05/1967Roy Hennefer
D2578Thornton Depot05/08/1967Steve Kinsey
D2578Thornton Depot06/08/1967Steve Kinsey
D2578Thornton Depot14/08/1967Andrew Lait
D2578Thornton Depot22/08/1967Philip Cartwright
D2578Thornton Depot10/09/1967Roy Dean
D2578Thornton Depot05/11/1967RO 1968 page 23
D2578Bulmers, Hereford13/11/1968RO 1968 page 446
D2578Bulmers, Hereford23/08/1969RCTS Photographic Collection FAI2289
D2578Bulmers, Hereford27/05/1974Adrian Booth
D2578Bulmers, Hereford08/07/1977Mike Martin
D2578Bulmers, Hereford02/04/1985Peter Hall
D2578Bulmers, Hereford19/02/1989Peter Hall
D2578Bulmers, Hereford17/12/1989Peter Hall
D2578Bulmers, Hereford16/08/1992Peter Hall
D2578Moreton on Lugg31/01/2010Mike Martin