Class 24 24061 - 97201
This locomotive was a former Class 24 bo-bo, which was acquired by the R&DD in 1975. It was initially numbered RDB 968007 but was given its Class 97 number in 1979.
It was employed hauling various test-trains, mainly the Tribometer train, until retirement in 1988. It was painted in RTC's distinctive red/blue livery and named "Experiment".
After withdrawal it was preserved on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
|At the Basingstoke Railfair on 27th September
|97201 on the Tribometer train at Old Dalby
|97201 at Derby in the late 1980s
|97201 is seen at the Coalville Mantle
Lane Open Day on the 31st May 1987.
|At Derby with Trib Train in
Simon Rec Record
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