372 arrived at Toddington in October 1999 and since then has been used extensively as yard shunter.
During the time it has been here it has received extensive work including repainting into pseudo BR blue livery as well as numerous mechanical improvements. DES (Diesel Electric Shunter) has been a strong, powerful and reliable shunter and is back in service after a wheel bearing replacement.
- Wheel arrangement: 0-6-0
- Origin: Built by the Yorkshire Engine Company, Sheffield in 1959, works number YE2760. New to Port of London Authority as PLA235 before transfer to Allied Steel & Wire Cardiff in 1971 where it became no 372 and named Bamborough.
- Engine/power: Rolls Royce C8SFL 8-cylinder supercharged engine of 320hp. BTH electrical gear driving 2 traction motors.
- Length over buffers: ????
- Working weight: 45 tons
- Maximum speed: 20 mph