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Information is up-to-date to September 2015

Class 56 Number 56044

Current Allocation Details

Number

56044

Class

56

Depot

W - Withdrawn from Service

Pool

WNSO - EWS - Locomotives Sold Awaiting Delivery

Livery

TR - Transrail - Trainload Freight West - Tow Tone Light/Dark Grey, Transrail Logo & Name

Builder

Doncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)

Built

14/05/1978

Works Number

56044 Named: 09/08/1991 Unamed: 31/12/1992

Cardiff Canton

56044 Named: 31/12/1992

Cardiff Canton Quality Assured

Withdrawn

31/08/2005

Disposal Date

30/09/2007

Disposal Details: Scrapped

C F Booth, Rotherham


Images for Loco 56044

BR Class 56 56044 at Brighton on 26 June 1988
Date Photo Taken: 26/06/1988
Date Uploaded 15/03/2014
Image Owner/Copyright: Peter Hoggan
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Built in May 1978 at BREL Doncaster works; here 56044 rests on a Sunday at Brighton's Wall sidings. I don't know why this loco was in the area.
Eventually withdrawn from the Transrail fleet, this loco was cut up in September 2007 at CF Booth, Rotherham.


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