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73970

loco log

Operators:

Liveries:

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June 2016-Present: Caledonian Sleeper (GBRf)
2007-2014: Dartmoor Railway
1962-2002: British Rail

2016-Present: CS Midnight Teal
2007-2016: BR Blue
Jan 1985-2007: Intercity Large BR Logo
Unknown-Jan 1985: BR Blue
1965-Unknown: BR Electric Blue

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Photo Credit: Mark Elvers

Current Operator

Caledonian Sleeper
CS Midnight Teal

Current Livery

Positional Purpose Only

Date

Change

Detail

June 2016
Landmark
Ran its first passenger service for Caledonian Sleeper
June 2016
Operator
Transferred to Caledonian Sleeper operations
2016
Number
Renumbered 73970 from 73117 after being re-engined at Brush Traction, Loughborough Works
2016
Livery
Repainted into Caledonian Sleeper Midnight Teal livery from its previous Intercity Large BR Logo livery
2014
Depot
Transferred from Meldon Quarry to Nemesis Rail at Burton on Trent for ongoing storage
2007
Status
Returned to operational state by Dartmoor Railway
2007
Livery
Repainted into BR Blue livery from its previous Intercity Large BR Logo livery
April 2003
Depot
Transferred from Eastleigh Yard to Meldon Quarry for ongoing storage
2002
Status
Withdrawn from mainline service and stored at Eastleigh Yard
1996
Name
"University of Surrey" name removed
1987
Name
Received the name "University of Surrey"
January 1985
Livery
Repainted into Intercity Large BR Logo livery from its previous BR Blue livery
Unknown
Livery
Repainted into BR Blue livery from its previous BR Electric Blue livery
1973
Number
Renumbered 73117 from E6023
1965-1967
Status
Built at the Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows for British Railway in BR Electric Blue livery
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