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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LMS 7493 m/e 02/1928
BR 47493 m/e 11/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Fowler
Class 3F
Company History LMS
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Vulcan Foundry
To Service During 02/1928
Withdrawal w/e Sat 31/12/1966
Service Life 38 yrs , 11 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1928
13B Devons Road (Bow) 01/01/1948
8C Speke Junction 4w/e 06/11/1954
26A Newton Heath w/e 13/12/1958
8C Speke Junction w/e 14/03/1959
8F Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 21/07/1962
8A Edge Hill w/e 04/09/1965
   Withdrawn w/e 31/12/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 8C Speke Junction 4w/e 27/11/1954
LOAN 26A Newton Heath 4w/e 27/12/1958
EXLOAN 8C Speke Junction 4w/e 28/03/1959
ALLOC 8F Springs Branch (Wigan) 5w/e 04/08/1962
ALLOC 8A Edge Hill 5w/e 11/09/1965
WDN   w/e 31/12/1966

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Current Status Unknown

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1928 To Service To service as LMS Number 7493
Built at Vulcan Foundry
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Devons Road (Bow) (13B)    
11/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 47493    
06/11/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Speke Junction (8C)    
13/12/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Heath (26A)    
14/03/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Speke Junction (8C)    
21/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)    
04/09/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Edge Hill (8A)    
12/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 47493    

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