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Operators:

Nov 2016-Present: Caledonian Sleeper (GBRf)
2009-Nov 2016: GB Railfreight
1962-2003: British Rail

73971

loco log

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Liveries:

2016-Present: CS Midnight Teal
2009-2016: BR Blue
1994-2009: Intercity Gatwick Express
1985-1994: Intercity Large BR Logo
Unknown-1985: BR Blue
1965-Unknown: BR Electric Blue

Current Operator

Caledonian Sleeper
CS Midnight Teal

Current Livery

Positional Purpose Only

Date

Change

Detail

November 2016
Landmark
Ran its first passenger service for Caledonian Sleeper
2016
Number
Renumbered 73971 from 73207 after being re-engined at Brush Traction, Loughborough Works
2016
Livery
Repainted into Caledonian Sleeper Midnight Teal livery from its previous BR Blue livery
November 2016
Operator
Transferred to Caledonian Sleeper operations
2009
Status
Resumed mainline workings with GB Railfreight
2009
Livery
Repainted into BR Blue livery from its previous Intercity Gatwick Express livery
2009
Operator
Transferred into the ownership of GB Railfreight and used as a yard shunter at Whitemoor Yard
Circa 2006
Depot
Transferred from Peterborough Yard to Tonbridge Yard for ongoing storage
2003
Status
Withdrawn from mainline service and transferred to Peterborough Yard for storage
1997
Name
"County of East Sussex" name removed
Circa 1994
Livery
Repainted into the Gatwick Express variant of the Intercity livery from its previous Intercity Large BR Logo livery
Circa 1990
Number
Renumbered 73207 from 73122
Circa 1990
Operator
Transferred to Gatwick Express operations
1985
Name
Received the name "County of East Sussex"
Circa 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 73122 from E6029
1965-1967
Status
Built at the Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows for British Railway in BR Electric Blue livery
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