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Class 86/2 Number 86241

Current Allocation Details

Number

86241

Class

86/2

Depot

W - Withdrawn from Service

Pool

WNSO - EWS - Locomotives Sold Awaiting Delivery

Livery

RX - Rail Express Systems - Red and Grey with Blue & Black Markings

Builder

Doncaster Works (GNR/LNER/British Railways)

Built

25/09/1965

Works Number

86241 Named: 01/03/1979 Unamed: 06/02/1989

Glenfiddich

86241 Named: 24/06/1989 Unamed: 31/01/2003

Glenfiddich

Withdrawn

31/01/2003

Disposal Date

21/02/2003

Disposal Details: Scrapped

Sandbach Dismantlers @ CE

86241 Renumbered

From 86508 on 24/06/1989

86508 Named: 06/02/1989 Unamed: 24/06/1989

Glenfiddich


86508 Renumbered

From 86241 on 02/02/1989

86241 Named: 01/03/1979 Unamed: 06/02/1989

Glenfiddich

86241 Named: 24/06/1989 Unamed: 31/01/2003

Glenfiddich

86241 Renumbered

From E3121 on 14/03/1974


Images for Loco 86241

BR AL6 Class 86/2 86241 (E3121, 86508) at Rugby on 08 November 1986
Date Photo Taken: 08/11/1986
Date Uploaded 27/07/2015
Image Owner/Copyright: Peter Hoggan
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86241 "Glenfiddich" heads past on the up fast in charge of 1A26 07.18 Barrow - Euston. This was one of a number of services being trialled by BR to provide often requested better and earlier through connections from towns/cities in Lancashire and North West. This loco will have taken over from diesel traction at Preston.

Built at BREL Doncaster in September 1965, this loco saw unbroken service on the WCML, including a very few months as an 86/5 dedicated freight loco. It was withdrawn in February 2003 and cut up the following month, in situ at Crewe Electric depot.

At one time it was planned to name 10 Class 86 locos after 'Glens' and this was the first. Named at Glasgow Central on 28/03/1979 as "Glenfiddich" to celebrate the famed Scottish malt whisky; it was also christened at the ceremony with the whisky of the same name - what a waste!


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