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Operators:

July 1986-Present: Manchester Museum of Science & Industry
Sept 1969-July 1986: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways)
1953-Sept 1969: British Rail

1505

loco log

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Liveries:

1970-Present: Nederlandse Spoorwegen Yellow & Grey
1962-1970: BR Brunswick Green
1953-1962: BR Black

Current Operator

Museum of Science & Industry
Nederlandse Spoorwegen Yellow & Grey

Current Livery

Positional Purpose Only

Date

Change

Detail

July 1986
Depot
Returned to the UK for preservation with Manchester Museum of Science & Industry & transferred directly to the museum upon arrival in the UK
July 1986
Operator
Purchased by the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry for preservation as a static museum piece in the UK
1985
Status
Withdrawn from mainline service in the Netherlands
1970
Livery
Repainted into the Grey & Yellow livery of Dutch Railways from it's previous BR Green livery
September 1969
Number
Renumbered 1505 from E27001
September 1969
Operator
Purchased by Nederlandse Spoorwegen for use on the Dutch national railway network
September 1968
Status
Withdrawn from mainline service with the impending closure of the Woodhead Line for passenger services looming - stored at Bury MPD
Circa 1962
Livery
Repainted into BR Green livery from it's previous BR Black livery
1959
Name
Received the name "Ariadne"
1957
Number
Renumbered E27001 from 27001
1953
Status
Built at Gorton Works, Manchester for British Rail in BR Black livery
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