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Events and Dates

Events and Dates

The timeline below shows the known landmark events in the history of D2246, from construction by The Drewery Lane car Company through to the first passenger train working under DDS ownership. If you know of any significant events in the life of D2246 that are missing from the list below and wish them to be included then use the email address ddswebmaster@hotmail.co.uk.

 

Date Event
6 December 1956 Accepted by British Rail and allocated to Neville Hill depot Leeds
September 1956 Transferred to Huddersfield (55G)
January 1957 Transferred to Royston, Barnsley (55D)
8 July 1968 Withdrawn from BR service at Knottingley Depot
January 1969 Purchased by the NCB and transferred to Crawley New Yard
1983 Transferred to Tolworth Coal Concentration Depot, Surrey
TBA Transferred to West Drayton, Middlesex
TBA Purchased by Harry Needle and transferred to Meadowhall, South Yorkshire
TBA Loaned to Elsecar Steam Railway, South Yorkshire
2001 Purchased by the DDS and transferred to the South Devon Railway
2001 Debuts at AGM in corporate BR Blue