I) BRITISH RAIL BLUE – TOPS NUMBERS (HEADCODE BOX, HIGHLAND)
Final derivation of Class 24 with headcode boxes. BR corporate blue livery with five-digit TOPS numbers. Featuring three-piece miniature snowploughs and working twin headlights. Cab side recess with optional tablet catcher.
Detail combination: Headcode box, Production body, Fully plated front end doors, Later exhaust, Boiler fitted, Exposed solebars, SKF axleboxes.
Running number example(s): TBC. 24117, 24121, 24123
Notes/Period: As allocated to Inverness TMD in 1974/5 and used on the Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North lines for mixed traffic work.