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85006

loco log

Operators:

Liveries:

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1997-Present: AC Locomotive Group
1993-1997: Pete Waterman
1960-1993: British Rail

2013-Present: BR Blue
2002-2013: Railfreight Distribution
1974-2002: BR Blue
1960-1974: Electric Blue

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Current Operator

AC Locomitive Group
BR Blue

Current Livery

Positional Purpose Only

Date

Change

Detail

2013
Livery
Repainted into BR Blue livery from it's previous Railfreight Distribution livery
2013
Number
Renumbered back to 85006 from 85101
July 2003
Name
Received the name "Doncaster Plant 150 1853-2003" at Doncaster Works Open Day
2002
Livery
Repained into Railfreight Distribution livery from it's previous BR Blue livery
May 2000
Depot
Transferred from Crewe to Barrow Hill to undergo restoration
1997
Operator
Purchased by AC Locomotive Group from Pete Waterman
1993
Operator
Purchased for preservation by Pete Waterman
November 1991
Status
Withdrawn from mainline service
June 1991
Landmark
Worked the "The Roarer Requiem" Class 85 farewell tour train with 85105
1989
Number
Renumbered 85101 from 85006 as it became a freight only loco
1974
Livery
Repainted into BR Blue livery
1974
Number
Renumbered 85006 from E3061
1960
Status
Built at Doncaster Works for British Railways in Electric Blue livery
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