Class 33

33038 arrives at Clapham Junction with the empty stock from Kensington Olympia on the morning of Wednesday 22nd May 1974.

photograph by Glen Woods

33049 33049 waiting to work the 08:20 Newhaven Town to Merstham ballast train, 1st July 1978

photograph by Glen Woods

In 1974 a class 33 is seen leading a Southern Region Waterloo-bound train out of Western Region's Exeter St David's station, soon to attack the steep gradient up to Exeter Central. Note the splendid semaphore signals which were replaced by multiple aspect colour lights in 1982.

photograph by Michael Taylor

Class 33
33117 33117 in Corporate image blue and 33053 in Railfreight Construction sub-sector two tone grey livery are seen stabled at Woking.

photograph: Jonathan Hall

Celebrity Crompton number one - retro-painted 33008 Eastleigh seen at Cannon Street 23rd August 1986. This locomotive was named by the Mayor of Eastleigh at Eastleigh station on the 11th April 1980 and the name plate remained on this loco until it was withdrawn on 7th October 1996.

photograph: Colin Duff

Cl 33 A class 33 and an engineer's train waiting in the sidings at Barnham during May 1984 - number unknown.

photograph by Mark Westcott

Carrying the "Uckfield Crompton Farewell" headboard, Nº33107 near Buxted with the last scheduled loco hauled passenger working, the 7:10 p.m. from Uckfield to East Croydon, which was the return working of the 5:20 p.m. London Bridge - Uckfield M-F only on Friday, 11th May 1984.

photograph by Mark Westcott


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