As RSH 7697, she was delivered NCB Calverton Colliery, Nottinghamshire, where she was named No.2 BERYL, one of 3 such locos ordered by the Nottinghamshire Area of the NCB. By March 1976 she, had been sold to Bardon Hill Quarries Ltd, Coalville, Leicestershire.
BERYL entered preservation in July 1982 on the Battlefield Line, Shackerstone, Leics. She moved to Marley Hill August 2003 and can be found on No.2 Turntable Road, in green livery. BERYL has not yet seen use at Tanfield, but remains in good cosmetic condition.
Photo: BERYL in front of Marley Hill Shed
25 February 2018