The Class 56 Group

Month: November 2017

  • DCR loco sale

    DCR loco sale

    4/12/17 – 56128 has moved by road to Booth’s at Rotherham. 56311 & 56312 were delivered by rail to Leicester. 56303 is still active and was last reported in the North bay at Derby or at the RTC nearby. 25/11/17 – Reports elsewhere that DCR’s new owners are retaining 56303, 56091 & 56103 with 56128, 56311 […]

  • November 2017 – Updated 25/11/17 to include 56301 duties W/C 26th Nov 17

    November 2017 – Updated 25/11/17 to include 56301 duties W/C 26th Nov 17

    A day at Bury on Monday 13th saw the defective auxiliary alternator coil replaced on 56006. The loco started first time afterwards, all three lamps on the control cubicle were lit and indicating output of all three phases was restored. A few other less serious faults remain outstanding but these should be fixed when availability of parts and […]