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Operators:

July 1986-Present: EM2 Locomotive Society
Sept 1969-July 1986: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways)
1953-Sept 1969: British Rail

27000

loco log

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Liveries:

2004-Present: BR Black
1996-2004: Electric Blue
Sept 1988-1996: BR Brunswick Green
1970-Sept 1988: Nederlandse Spoorwegen Yellow & Grey
1962-1970: BR Brunswick Green
1953-1962: BR Black

Current Operator

EM2 Locomotive Society / Midland Railway Butterley
Black with Red Lining

Current Livery

Positional Purpose Only

Date

Change

Detail

Circa 2004
Livery
Repainted into BR Black with Red Lining from it's previous Electric Blue livery
1996
Livery
Repainted into Electric Blue livery from it's previous BR Brunswick Green livery
September 1993
Depot
Transferred to the Midland Railway at Butterley once again
September 1989
Depot
Returned to the UK after completing railtour duties in Holland and based at Ilford Depot
May 1989
Depot
Transferred back to Holland to undertake railtour duties as part of fundraising for the EM2 Locomotive Society
September 1988
Livery
Repainted into BR Brunswick Green from it's previous Dutch Railways Yellow & Grey livery
June 1988
Depot
Transferred from Midland Railway Centre to Hammerton Street Depot at Bradford to undergo restoration work
Circa 1988
Number
Renumbered back to it's original 27000 upon return to the UK from it's Dutch Railway number 1502
July 1986
Depot
Returned to the UK for preservation with EM2 Locomotive Society & transferred to the Midland Railway Centre at Butterley
July 1986
Operator
Purchased by EM2 Locomotive Society for preservation 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Withdrawn from mainline service in the Netherlands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 1502 from E27000
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Withdrawn from mainline service with the impending closure of the Woodhead Line for passenger services looming - stored at Bury MPD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
Status
Repainted into BR Green livery from it's previous BR Black livery
1959
Name
Received the name "Electra"
1957
Number
Renumbered E27000 from 27000
1953
Status
Built at Gorton Works, Manchester for British Rail in BR Black livery
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