90037 returns, 081014
90037 complete with new bogies and other embellishments returned to WCML use working 0A06 on Wed 081014.
Her return was after 8 years in storage at Crewe Works showing perhaps there is hope for the other stored 90’s
if DB find sufficient demand. 90017/22/23/25/27/30/31/32/33/38 and 40 remain in similar storage, lets hope
90037 was delivered new in April 90 being named “Spirit of Dagenham” on 190501. Nominally a Freight sector then EWS freight loco
she also worked Sleeper services plus regular hires to Virgin and Scotrail (for North Berwick). She was stored in late
Jan 2006. Good to see her back….
90037 phot spot.
Old Linslade “dip”, 081014
Ledburn Jn, 030403
90037 on a down Wolves during an extended hire to Virgin. Ledburn Jn stll retains her crossovers but the shanty town in the background will eventually resource the relocation of the Junction further South at a massive cost to the taxpayer.
Old Linslade “the bridge”, 040890