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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1820 m/e 08/1922
British Railways 31820 m/e 04/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Maunsell
Class Mongolipers
Company History SR
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 08/1922
Withdrawal During 09/1963
Scrapping During 12/1963
Service Life 41 yrs , 1 mth

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1922
DOV Dover Marine on 01/01/1948
75B Redhill m/e 10/02/1961
75A Brighton 5w/e 06/07/1961
70C Guildford m/e 08/12/1961
   Withdrawn m/e 09/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 75B Redhill 4w/e 10/02/1961
ALLOC 75A Brighton 3w/e 26/05/1961
ALLOC 70C Guildford 4w/e 08/12/1961
WDN   w/e 18/08/1963

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
05/03/1951 Ashford Works (In shops) In shops: s1178, 1245, 1252, 31320, 31401/5, 31509, 31616, 31753/75/85, 31820/6/48, s1825, s1871, 32169, 2487, 32502/4/43, 33005/23/8, 78597. In yard : 1107, 1157, 31502/19/21/32, 1714/30, 31745, 31925, 32402, 2447, 32525, 32523/94, 33039, 90226. For scrap : 1443, 1547, 32301, 32584. Recently ex shops: lined black 31305, 31611, 31766/97, 31822, 32492, 32583.
No. 32553 ('C2x') has left Ashford after general overhaul, with two domes. There are still a number of boilers so fitted which are inter-changed from time to time, though the second dome has served no purpose since the top-feed arrangement with which it was associated by the L. B.& S.C.R. was discontinued in 1930 under Southern auspices. The ranks of the famous 'I.3' tanks are being rapidly depleted since the advent of the new Class 4 MT Tanks.
SLS/195104

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1922 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1820
Built at Ashford Works
   
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Dover Marine (DOV)    
04/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 31820    
10/02/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Redhill (75B)    
06/07/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Brighton (75A)    
08/12/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Guildford (70C)    
09/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 31820    

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