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Type 2 (Class 25) - D5240 (25100)


On the 23rd September 1970 the delivery of QRS vehicles to Quainton was completed via a track slew using D5240 propelling the stock from Aylesbury. From the Claydon end the train consisted of:

QRS loco Sir Thomas handled the shunting of the stock from the main line into the Down Yard. At the end of the shunt the track was re-connected to the main line and D5240 and the brake van returned to Aylesbury. D5240 was scrapped by British Railways in February 1983 at BREL Swindon Works.


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