Class 25 Action

Derby Works & Birmingham Trains August 1974/February 1975

Taken at Derby Locomotive Works Open Day on Saturday 31st August 1974. (Left) 25003 is undergoing overhaul.  (Centre) 25026 is awaiting a new paint job.  (Right) 08152 shunts ex-works condition 25060 and 46011 outside the Works complex.

(Left) 25210 (front) and 25273 on arrival at Derby with the 1415 Yarmouth - Derby on Saturday 31st August.

(Centre) A couple of months later on Thursday 10th October, 25003 drops onto a parcels train in platform 1 at Birmingham New Street station whilst (Right) 25260 and 25280 head out of the same platform with a similar service.

Saturday 1st February 1975 sees (Left) 25075 waiting for the signal to leave Birmingham New Street with a north bound van train.  Later that day 25161 (Centre and Right) can be seen resting on Crewe stabling point waiting its next call of duty.

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