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Cancer Research UK
Number: 91117
Location: King's Cross station
Named by: Shannon Fenton (7) and Sir Paul Nurse, Director General of Cancer Research UK
Date applied: 15/2/02
Style: Transfer
Meaning: Twinning of GNER and show of their support for Cancer Research UK
Notes: Previously named 'City of Leeds'
Supplier: -

Clyde Voyager
Number: 220006 car No. 60206
Location: Glasgow Central Station
Named by: George Bowie and Tiger Tim of Radio Clyde
Date applied: 25/10/01
Style: Virgin Voyager
Meaning: Named to mark the introduction of Voyager trains in Scotland
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Cloudside
Junior School Sandiacre, EWS Rail Safety Competition Winners 2001
Number: 60080
Location: Toton Depot
Named by: Emily Castledine, pupil at Cloudside school who drew winning poster
Date applied: 16/10/01 Date removed: 2/11/02
Style: Standard EWS
Meaning: Named to mark new anti trespass and vandalism poster competition for Midland schools
Notes: Same loco to be used for annual competition
Notes: Renamed Little Eaton Primary School, Little Eaton, EWS Rail Safety Competition Winners 2002
Supplier: PC

Central News
Number: 220018 car No. 60218
Location: Birmingham International Station
Named by: Bob Warman, programme presenter
Date applied: 28/09/01 Date removed: 3/09/02
Style: Virgin Voyager
Meaning: Named to mark the re-launch of ITVs Midlands news show
Notes: Unveiled on 28/9 but ‘officially’ named on TV show on 01/10. Due to be removed autumn 2002. Renamed 'Dorset Voyager'
Supplier: NR*

City of Newcastle
Number: 91130
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 11/01
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes:
Supplier: -

County Durham
County of Durham
Number: 91105
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 10/01
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes:
Supplier: -

County of Lincolnshire
Number: 91103
Location: Bombardier Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 09/01
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes: Previously named ‘The Scotsman’
Supplier: NR*

County of Dyfed
Sir Dyfed
Number: 37886
Location: Toton Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 05/01
Style: Standard
Meaning: See entry in main book
Notes: Reapplication of original name to loco (previously No. 37180). Transferred from 37799
Supplier: SN


Cœur de Lion
Number: 87012
Location: Alstom Willesden
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 06/01
Style: Standard Virgin
Meaning: Re-application of Virgin name
Notes: Re-application of traditional name, loco named ‘The Royal Bank of Scotland’ 10/11/88-08/98
Supplier: NR*

City of Edinburgh
Number: 43104
Location: Adtranz Crewe
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 29/03/01 Date removed: 3/10/02
Style: Standard Virgin, C/O/A above
Meaning: Re-application of Virgin name
Notes: Previously named ‘County of Cleveland’. ‘City of Edinburgh’ previously on 43065. One plate applied at Crewe for photo session, plates correctly fitted at Laira 04/01
Supplier: NR*

City of Wolverhampton
Number: 87011
Location: Wolverhampton Station
Named by: Cllr Tersaim Singh, Mayor of Wolverhampton
Date applied: 05/03/01
Style: Virgin, C/O/A above
Meaning: Twinning of the ‘new’ City with Virgin Trains
Notes: Previously named ‘The Black Prince’

City of Inverness
Number: 43105
Location: Bounds Green depot
Named by: No ceremony (see notes)
Date applied: 02/01
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with ECML
Notes: Previously named ‘Hartlepool’ Formal naming ceremony held at Inverness on 21/09/01, unveiled by Provost William Smith, Chairman of City of Inverness, original event called-off due to Great Heck accident
Supplier: -

Crewe Regeneration
Number: 66506
Location: Crewe Railtrack Regional Supply Centre
Named by: Gwyneth Dunwoody, MP for Crewe
Date applied: 04/07/00
Style: Freightliner
Meaning: Unveiled to mark the opening of the Railtrack Crewe Regional Supply Centre and the seven year contract for Freightliner to provide traction for Railtrack Infrastructure trains
Notes: First Class 66 naming
Supplier: NR*

Christian Lewis Trust
Number: 43030
Location: Swansea High Street Station
Named by: Children of Christian Lewis Trust with Clive Burrows, Director Traction & Rolling Stock FGW
Date applied: 01/07/00
Style: FGW
Meaning: Twinning of local Swansea based childrens cancer charity with FGW. Christian Lewis was a young boy from Swansea who died of cancer
Notes: Named at Swansea High Street 150th event
Supplier: NR*

Crewe Locomotive Works
Number: 90030
Location: Adtranz, Crewe Works
Named by: ????
Date applied: 20/05/00 (open day)
Style: Standard EWS
Meaning: Twinning of EWS with Adtranz Crewe
Notes: Name previously carried by 56133. New plates for this loco. This loco previously named ‘Fretconnection’
Supplier: NR*

Crewe Basford Hall
 
Number: 86501
Location: Adtranz, Crewe Works
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 19/05/00 Date removed: 22/05/00
Style: Standard
Meaning: Twinning with local Crewe Freightliner depot
Notes: Name previously carried by 90135. This loco previously named ‘St John Ambulance’. Unofficial application, removed on instruction of Headquarters
Supplier: NR*

Crimestoppers
Number: 143605
Location: Cardiff Central station
Named by: ??, Rugby player
Date applied: ??/??/99
Style: Standard Cardiff Valley
Meaning: Twinning of Cardiff Valley Railway with BTC/National Police ‘Crimestoppers’ campaign
Notes: Originally applied in cast form, replaced with stick-on name during refurbishment
Supplier: NR*

County of Northumberland
Number: 91031
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 03/00
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes: Previously named ‘Sir Henry Royce’
Supplier: -

County of North Yorkshire
Number: 91013
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 04/00 Date removed: 07/02
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes: Previously named ‘Michael Faraday’
Supplier: -

County of Tyne & Wear
Number: 91019
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 08/00
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes: Previously named ‘Scottish Enterprise’
Supplier: -

County of Cambridgeshire
Number: 91012
Location: Bounds Green depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 02/00 Date removed: 07/02
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with East Coast Route
Notes:
Supplier: -

Cadeirlan Bangor Cathedral
Number: 47849
Location: Bangor station
Named by: The Rev Very Trevor Evans, Dean of Bangor
Date applied: 17/03/00
Style: Standard Virgin Trains, C/O/A above
Meaning: Twinning of Bangor Cathedral with Virgin Trains and to mark the 150th anniversary of the Menai Bridge
Notes: Name applied on 16/02/00 to Mk3 DVT No. 82105 at Holyhead for filming of a special BBC ‘Songs of Praise’, plate attached by wire and carried for just five minutes
Supplier: NR*

Catherine
Number: 08874
Location: Bletchley depot
Named by: ??
Date applied: 08/99 (open day)
Style: Standard Silverlink
Meaning: Name applied to depot shunter
Notes: Named after staff member
Supplier: NR*

Caledonian Paper
Number: 60025
Location: UPM Caledonian Paper, Irvine
Named by: Martin Gale, Managing Director of Caledonian Paper
Date applied: 29/08/99
Style: Standard EWS, C/O/A above
Meaning: Twinning of EWS with UPM Caledonian Paper/ECC to mark a new ten year supply contract
Notes: Unveiled at staff open day. Previously named ‘Joseph Lister’
Supplier: PC

City of Leeds
Number: 91017
Location: Adtranz Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 13/10/99 Date removed: 01/02
Style: GNER transfer
Meaning: Named as part of the revised policy of GNER to name locos with points on the ECML
Notes: Previously named ‘Commonwealth Institute’, renamed 'Cancer Research UK'
Supplier: -

City of Glasgow
Number: 90004
Location: Glasgow Central station
Named by: Cllr Charles Gordon, Leader of Glasgow City Council
Date applied: 12/08/99
Style: Virgin Trains
Meaning: Twinning of VT with the City of Glasgow, reapplication of name previously carried by West Coast main line locomotive
Notes: Name previously carried by 87006 (different style). Original plates auctioned for charity. This loco previously named ‘The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
Supplier: NR*

CERBERUS
Number: 31459
Location: Tyseley depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 06/99
Style: Standard Fragonset, logo above
Meaning: Mythological figure of a huge and savage three headed dog which guarded the gates to Hades
Notes:
Supplier: CIT

CHIMAERA
Number: 31602
Location: Tyseley depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 06/99
Style: Standard Fragonset, logo above
Meaning: Mythological figure with the head of a lion, the body of a goat and the tail of a serpent
Notes:
Supplier: CIT

City of Birmingham
Number: 87009
Location: Birmingham New Street station
Named by: Cllr Ian McArdle, Lord Mayor of Birmingham
Date applied: 05/08/99
Style: Virgin Trains, C/O/A above
Meaning: Reapplication of ‘City of Birmingham’ name to loco No. 87009
Notes: New plates
Supplier: NR*

Citizens’ Network
Number: 318259, car No. 62875
Location: Glasgow Central station
Named by: Neil Kinnock MEP
Date applied: 07/12/98
Style: Standard ScotRail
Meaning:
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

CLIVE
Number: 03179
Location: Kings Cross station
Named by: Clive Allison, retiring maintenance supervisor at Hornsey depot
Date applied: 25/09/98
Style: Special
Meaning: Named after the retiring maintenance supervisor at Hornsey, following a competition in WAGN staff newspaper
Notes: Unveiled to ‘launch’ WAGNs Class 03 painted in full WAGN livery
Supplier: CIT

C W Pennell MBE
Number: TPO van POS 80384
Location: Barton Hill Depot
Named by: Jen Pennell, Chris Pennell’s wife
Date applied: 07/07/01 (staff open day)
Style: Standard EWS/Royal Mail TPO (half size)
Meaning: Named after retiring EWS/Royal Mail Business Manager, who founded depot at Barton Hill
Notes: Named at staff open day at depot. First non Royal Mail person to have TPO named after them
Supplied by: PC

Clitheroe Castle
Number: 60029
Location: Castle Cement Works, Clitheroe
Named by: Gary Entwistle (8), winner of school competition to name a loco
Date applied: 04/07/98
Style: Standard EWS, C/O/A above
Meaning: Named as twinning between EWS and customer - Castle Cement, unveiled at open day at works
Notes: Previously named ‘Ben Nevis’
Supplier: PC

City of Aberdeen
Number: 43155
Location: Aberdeen station
Named by: Margaret Farquhar Lord Provost of Aberdeen
Date applied: 05/06/98
Style: Standard Virgin Trains, C/O/A above
Meaning: Twinning of the City of Aberdeen with Virgin Trains
Notes: Named prior to departure of 09.10 Aberdeen-Plymouth. Previously named ‘The Red Arrows’
Supplier: NR*

City of Newcastle upon Tyne
Number: 43180
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne station
Named by: Belle Nixon, Lord Mayor of Newcastle
Date applied: 13/05/98
Style: Virgin Trains, C/O/A above
Meaning: Twinning of Virgin Trains with City of Newcastle upon Tyne
Notes: Name previously carried by 43113. This unveiling scheduled to take place prior to departure of 15.02 VT service to Plymouth, but power car put on wrong train by Laira. After unveiling worked two round trips via Newcastle bridges.
Supplier: NR*

County of Cheshire
Notes: 87025 Renamed with new Virgin Trains style plates at Chester station on 24/04/98 as part of the European Transport & Environment Ministers meeting. Unveiled by Neil Kinnock, European Transport Commissioner. Secondary plate above name applied for unveiling ‘This locomotive was rededicated County of Cheshire by The Right Honourable Neil Kinnock member of the European Commission to mark the meeting of European Transport and Environment ministers at Chester on 24 April 1998.’ Secondary plate missing by 25/04/98
Supplier: NR*

Vyajer Kernewek
Cornish Voyager
Number: 220029 car 60229
Location: Penzance station
Named by: Peter Stethridge, CEO Cornwall County Council, with Andrew George, MP for St Ives
Date applied: 21/2/02
Style: Virgin Voyager
Meaning: Named to mark the introduction of Virgin Voyager stock into Devon/Cornwall, also twinning of Voyager sets with line of route
Notes: When unveiled nameplate had spelling error, 'n' was missing from Kernewek. Plates removed same evening at Bristol Barton Hill, new plates cast and applied 29/2/02 at Central Rivers depot
Supplier: NR*

Commonwealth Cruiser
Number: 175114
Location: Manchester Piccadilly
Named by:
Date applied:
Style: Transfer
Meaning: Named to mark the 2002 Commonwealth Games in the City of Manchester
Notes:
Supplier: -

Castleton Works
Number: 08782
Location: Corus Castleton Works
Named by: Nigel Smith, EWS General Manager Infrastructure
Date applied: 23/5/02
Style: Special
Meaning: Named to mark opening of upgraded facility at Corus Castleton, loco repainted in Corus livery
Notes:
Supplier: PC

Captain John Smith
Number: 221128
Location: Central Rivers Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 15/8/02
Style: Virgin Super Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Super Voyager fleet after voyagers. Captain John Smith (1580-1631), English adventurer who in 1605 went on a colonising expedition to Virginia and was saved from death by the Red Indian Pocahontas
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Captain Robert Scott
Number: 221126
Location: Central Rivers Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: To be applied
Style: Virgin Super Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Super Voyager fleet after voyagers. Captain Robert Scott (1868-1912) English Antarctic explorer
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Charles Lindbergh
Number: 221124
Location: Crofton Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 20/5/02
Style: Virgin Super Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Super Voyager fleet after voyagers. Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) American aviator, first man to fly solo non-stop from America to Paris over the Atlantic in 1927
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Cumbrian Voyager
Number: 220004
Location: Penrith station
Named by: Chris Bonnington, Climber
Date applied: 30/7/02
Style: Virgin Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Voyager fleet after CrossCountry route
Notes: Previously named 'New Dawn'
Supplier: NR*

Commonwealth Games 2002
Number: 390010 car 69610
Location: Manchester Piccadilly station
Named by: Frances Done, Chief Executive of Manchester 2002 Ltd
Date applied: 23/7/02
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Named to twin with the 2002 Commonwealth Games and the introduction of Pendolino stock into passenger carrying service
Notes: Previously named 'Virgin Star'
Supplier: NR*

City of Preston
Number: 390011 car 69611
Location: Preston station
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 5/8/02 Date removed: 07/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route, train displayed at visit of Queen to Preston as part of her 2002 Jubilee Tour
Notes: Official naming ceremony held 11/08/03 to mark introduction of Pendolino stock on Preston-London line. Name transferred to 390028
Supplier: NR*

City of Preston
Number: 390028 car 69628
Location: Preston station
Named by: Cllr Neil Henderson-Cartwright, Mayor of Preston
Date applied: 11/08/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Name previously carried by 390011. This set originally named City of London
Supplier: NR*

City of London
Number: 390028 car 69628
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 14/04/03 Date removed: 03/08/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: This set renamed City of Preston, City of London plates transferred to 3900xx
Supplier: NR*

City of Stoke-on-Trent
Number: 390029 car 69629
Location: Stoke on Trent Station
Named by: Cllr Clive Brian, Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent
Date applied: 29/09/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Plates fitted at Alstom, Washwood Heath 07/05/03
Supplier: NR*

Charybdis
Number: 31128
Location: Fragonset Derby
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 08/02
Style: Fragonset Railways, logo above
Meaning: Series naming of Fragonset Railways traction fleet. Named after the Monster guarding the Straits of Messina who swallowed the sea and vessels on it three times a day and then regurgitated what she swallowed
Notes:
Supplier: CIT

Christopher Columbus
Number: 221103
Location: Crofton Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 14/3/02
Style: Virgin Super Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Super Voyager fleet after Voyagers. Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) Italian navigator who in 1492 discovered Bahamas, Cuba and other West Indian Islands
Notes: -
Supplier: NR*

Charles Darwin
Number: 221121
Location: Crofton Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 20/5/02
Style: Virgin Super Voyager
Meaning: Series naming of Super Voyager fleet after Voyagers. Charles Darwin (1809-1882) English naturalist, Voyaged around the world on 'Beagle', spent 20 years building up evidence for his 'Theory of Evolution'
Notes: -
Supplier: NR*

City of London
Number: 91101
Location: Kings Cross Station
Named by: Michael Oliver, Lord Mayor of London
Date applied: 14/10/02
Style: GNER transfer
Meaning: Named to mark 150th birthday of station
Notes: Previously named 'Swallow'
Supplier: -

Colchester Castle
Number: 86242
Location: Colchester Station
Named by: MP for Colchester
Date applied: 18/10/02 Date removed: 09/04
Style: Standard
Meaning: Twinning of AR with London-Norwich route
Notes: Previously named 'James Kennedy GC'
Supplier: NR*

City of Manchester
Number: 390014 car 69614
Location: Manchester Piccadilly station
Named by: Cllr Roy Walters, Lord Mayor of Manchester
Date applied: 16/12/02
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route, named after completion of first passenger non-stop 'Pendolino' run from Euston to Manchester
Notes: Previously named 'Virgin Buccaneer'
Supplier: NR*

City of Kingston upon Hull
Number: 43118
Location: Bombardier Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony (see notes)
Date applied: 12/02
Style: GNER transfer, gold letters
Meaning: Twinning of GNER traction with ECML
Notes:
Supplier: -

Cardiff Canton
Number: 37422
Location: Cardiff Canton depot
Named by: Barry Evans, former depot manager together with Hazel and Glen Wright, widow and son of former depot boilersmith, who originally named 56044 after the depot
Date applied: 31/1/03
Style: Standard EWS, depot logo above
Meaning: Twinning of loco with depot, to mark locos 'F' exam
Notes: Previously named Robert F Fairlie
Supplier: PC

Capability Brown
Number: 47757
Location: Toton depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 02/03 Date removed: 04/04
Style: Standard
Meaning: See main entry
Notes: Reapplication of former Class 60 name to overhauled Class 47/7s
Supplier: NR

Christopher Wren
Number: 47793
Location: Toton depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 02/03
Style: Standard
Meaning: See main entry
Notes: Reapplication of former Class 60 name to overhauled Class 47/7s
Supplier: NR

Castell Caerffili
Caerphilly Castle
Number: 47727
Location: Toton depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 12/02
Style: Standard
Meaning: See main entry
Notes: Reapplication of former name to overhauled Class 47/7s
Supplier: NR

Colchester
Power Signalbox
Number: 66704
Location: Colchester Station
Named by: Alan Parker and Peter Edey, retired signallers from Colchester
Date applied: 03/04/03
Style: Standard GBRf
Meaning: Twinning of GBRf and Network Rail with 20 years of Colchester Powerbox
Notes: -
Supplier: NR

City of Edinburgh
Number: 390030, car No. 69630
Location: Edinburgh Waverley Station
Named by: The Rt Hon, Lesley Hinds, Lord Provost of Edinburgh
Date applied: 01/10/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Plates applied on 29/05/03 at Alstom, Washwood Heath
Supplier: NR*

Cam Peak
Number: 47316
Location: Wabtec Doncaster
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 19/06/03
Style: Standard
Meaning: Fleet naming of Cotswold locos
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Cromer Lifeboat
Number: 66714
Location: Cromer Station
Named by: David Collenette, Canadian Transport Minister
Date applied: 20/06/03
Style: Standard GBRF
Meaning: Twinning of GBRf with Cromer Lifeboat as part of Community Twinning Project
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Chris Wren
1955 - 2002
Number: 08844
Location: Acton Yard
Named by: Mrs Wren (Mother)
Date applied: 28/06/03
Style: Non-standard shunter
Meaning: Named after member of Acton EWS staff who was killed in 2002
Notes:
Supplier: PC

City of Liverpool
Number: 390005, car No. 69605
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 30/06/03 Date removed: 10/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Names transferred to 390031
Supplier: NR*

City of Liverpool
Number: 390031, car No. 69631
Location: Liverpool Lime Street Station
Named by: Cllr Ron Gould, Lord Mayor of Liverpool and Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group
Date of ceremony: 20/10/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: -
Supplier: NR*

City of Wolverhampton
Number: 390031, car No. 69631
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 30/06/03 Date removed: 10/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

City of Lichfield
Number: 390011, car No. 69611
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 25/09/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes:
Supplier: NR*


City of Aberdeen
Number: 43008
Location: Aberdeen Station
Named by: John Reynolds, Lord Provost of Aberdeen
Date applied: 17/07/03
Style: GNER transfer
Meaning: Twinning of GNER fleet with line of route
Notes: Names applied at Bombardier Doncaster 04/07/03
Supplier: -

City of Birmingham
Number: 390032 car 69632
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 07/07/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Official unveiling by Lord Mayor Elect of Birmingham Ron Whitehouse at Birmingham New Street on 14 July, 2004
Supplier: NR*

City of Glasgow
Number: 390033 car 69633
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 16/07/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Official naming event held at Glasgow Central on 21/05/05, with name unveiled by Glasgows Lord Provost, Liz Cameron
Supplier: NR*

Coronation St. Rovers Return
Number: 175107
Location: Manchester
Named by: ??
Date applied: 07/03
Style: Stick on, nameplate style
Meaning: Twinning of First North Western with TV 'soap' Coronation Street
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

Cedric Wares
Number: 09026
Location: Brighton Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 07/03
Style: Standard, detail plate below
Meaning: Named after Brighton fitter who retired in early 2003 after 50 years service
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

City of Carlisle
Number: 390034 car 69634
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 15/08/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

City of Lancaster
Number: 390035 car 69635
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 15/08/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Official unveiling by Mayor of Lancaster John Day at Lancaster on 16 July, 2004
Supplier: NR*

City of Coventry
Number: 390036 car 69636
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 11/09/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino, incorporating C/O/A
Meaning: Twinning of new Virgin West Coast fleet with route
Notes: Official naming at Coventry on 17/06/04 when name was unveiled by Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Sucha Singh Bains
Supplier: NR*

Caerphilly RFC
Number: 142080
Location: Caerphilly station
Named by: ?
Date applied: 05/09/03
Style: Standard Wales & Borders
Meaning: Twinning of railway company with local club
Notes: -
Supplier: -

City of Wolverhampton
Number: 390005, car No. 69605
Location: Wolverhampton station
Named by: Cllr John Rowley, Lord Mayor of Wolverhampton and Cllr Judith Rowley, Mayoress of Wolverhampton
Date applied: 20/11/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Plates previously applied
Supplier: NR*

City of Bangor
Number: 390042, car No. 69642
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 05/01/04
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Plate on other side reads Dinas Bangor
Supplier: NR*

Cyril Dryland
 
Number: Tamper 73311
Location: Balfour Beatty Ashford Works
Named by: Cyril Dryland
Date applied: 06/06/03
Style: Standard
Meaning: Named after Cyril to mark 30 years service and his retirement
Notes:
Supplier: NR*

City of Dundee
Number: 43038
Location: Craigentinny Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 14/11/03
Style: GNER Transfer
Meaning: Fleet application of line of route names to GNER traction
Notes: -
Supplier: -

City of London
Number: 390038, car No. 69638
Location: Alstom , Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 15/10/03
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Series nameing of Pendolino fleet after line of route
Supplier: NR*

City of London
Number: 375830
Location: Cannon Street Station
Named by: The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Michael Savory
Date applied: 15/10/03
Style: Standard SET stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of SET with City of London to mark delivery of final Electrostar
Notes:
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City of Chester
Number: 390041, car No. 69641
Location: Alstom, Washwood Heath
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 21/12/04
Style: Stick-on
:Meaning: Fleet naming of Pendolino sets
Notes: Series naming of Pendolino fleet after line of route
Supplier: NR*

Chris Green
Number: 390010, car No. 69610
Location: Euston Station
Named by: Chris Green
Date applied: 14/10/04
Style: Virgin Pendolino (2)
Meaning: Named after Chris Green, Chief Executive of Virgin Trains to mark his work on the development and introduction of Pendolino stock.
Notes: Chris Green told that naming was of Virgin Campaigner
Supplier: NR*

City of Truro
Number: 43192
Location: Truro station
Named by: Tony McNaulty, Minister of State for Transport
Date applied: 30/11/04 (re-dedicated)
Style: FGW
Meaning: Twinning with City of Truro, re-named to mark completion of Burngullow-Probus re-doubling
Notes: New style cast plates
Supplier: NR*


Capital of Culture
Number: 508136 car 71518
Location: Kirkdale Station
Named by: Cherie Blair
Date applied: 26/03/05
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning with Merseyrail network to mark Liverpool's winning bid for the 2008 title
Notes: -
Supplier: -

Capital of Culture
Number: 507033 car 71374
Location: Southport Station
Named by: Sandra Howard, widow of George Howard
Date applied: 23/08/05
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Named in respect of Cllr George Howard, Merseytravel's former deputy chairman.
Notes: -
Supplier: -

Chief Engineer
Number: 86901
Location: Rugby NR Depot
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 05/05
Style: Standard
Meaning: Naming of Network Rail electric test loco
Notes: -
Supplier: NR*

Caroline
Number: 975025
Location: Fragonset/FMR Derby
Named by: No ceremony
Date applied: 02/05
Style: Standard cast
Meaning: Series naming of inspection saloons with female names
Notes: Inspection saloon, previously Southern Region General managers saloon
Supplier:

Caerphilly Castle /
Castell Caerffili
Number: 37411
Location: Caerphilly Station
Named by: Cllr Harry Andrews, Leader of Caerphilly County Council and John Veitch, Fleet Director Arriva Trains Wales
Date applied: 28/11//05
Style: Special design cast - based on Great Western
Meaning: Twinning of Class 37s with final two weeks of operation on Arriva Trains Cardiff Valley services
Notes: Joint naming with 37425
Supplier: PC

Castell Caerffili /
Caerphilly Castle
Number: 37411
Location: Caerphilly Station
Named by: Cllr Harry Andrews, Leader of Caerphilly County Council and John Veitch, Fleet Director Arriva Trains Wales
Date applied: 28/11//05
Style: Special design cast - based on Great Western
Meaning: Twinning of Class 37s with final two weeks of operation on Arriva Trains Cardiff Valley services
Notes: Joint naming with 37425
Supplier: PC

Collingwood
Number: 90020
Location: Newcastle Station
Named by: Mrs Collingwood-Cameron, Lord Collingwood's closest living relative
Date applied: 12/11/05
Style: EWS standard cast
Meaning: EWS contribution to the Trafalgar 200 celebrations.
Notes: -
Supplier: PC

Cardiff Castle
Number: 1502xx
Location: Cardiff
Named by: -
Date applied: -
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of Welsh Valley Class 150s with line of routes
Notes:
Supplier: -

City of Nottingham
Number: 222005
Location: Nottingham Station
Named by: Councillor Des Wilson, The Lord Mayor of Nottingham
Date applied: 30/01/07
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of 222s with line of route
Notes:
Supplier: -

City of Leicester
Number: 222006
Location: Leicester Station
Named by: Mayor of Nottingham
Date applied: 07/03/07
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of 222s with line of route
Notes:
Supplier: -

City of Sheffield
Number: 222004
Location: Sheffield Station
Named by: Cllr Jackie Drayton, Lord Mayor of Sheffield
Date applied: 29/03/07
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of 222s with line of route
Notes:
Supplier: -

City of Derby
Number: 222007
Location: Derby Station
Named by: The Mayor of Derby, Councillor John Ahern
Date applied: 17/05/07
Style: Stick-on
Meaning: Twinning of 222s with line of route
Notes:
Supplier: -

Captain Sensible
Number: 47810
Location: Hove Station
Named by: Captain Sensible
Date applied: 10/02/07
Style: Standard Cotswold
Meaning: Series naming of Cotswold Class 47s after rock stars
Notes: Named during journey of charter train from Gloucester to Brighton
Supplier: -


Captain
George Vancouver
Number: 365514
Location: King's Lynn Station
Named by: Councillor Kathy Mellish, Mayor of King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Date applied: 22/06/07
Style: Standard FCC
Meaning: Named to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Vancouver, which was being marked in King's Lynn with a special festival
Notes: -
Supplier: -

Captain
Nathaniel Darell
Number: 08484
Location: Felixstowe Docks & Harbours Port
Named by: George Buckland, member of the Landguard Trust
Date applied: 02/07/07
Style: Special
Meaning: Named after local hero who in 1667 repelled a Dutch invasion
Notes: -
Supplier: -

Class 20
'Fifty'
Number: 20311
Location: DRS Depot Carlisle Kingmoor
Named by: Chris Connelly, DRS Commercial Manager
Date applied: 07/07/07
Style: Standard
Meaning: Named to mark the 50th year of operation of the English Electric Class 20s. Unveiled at DRS openday 2007.
Notes: -
Supplier: -

   
 

   
 

   
 


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