Class 24s turned up at Stafford on trip and freight workings from Crewe, Stoke or Bescot.
24057 stands on the up and down Recess Line at Norton Bridge on an Engineer's train on Sunday 16th January 1977, awaiting its path toward Stoke-on-Trent.
11th May 1977, and 24082 is in the Up side yard at Stafford with a freight train.
There were Engineers' sidings on the Down side at Stafford, south of the station, and 24057 is present on the 19th May 1977.
Taking a break from its passenger workings along the North Wales coast, 24023 arrives light engine at Stafford on the 9th August 1978 to collect an engineer's train from the sidings.