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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 70500   06/1940
BR 48773   09/1957

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Stanier
Class 8F
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Works Number 24607
To Service During 06/1940
Withdrawal w/e Sat 10/08/1968 off Rose Grove (10F)
Service Life 28 yrs, 2 mths , 10 dys
Information uk/ ex WD 307

Code Name From Date
66A Polmadie (Purchased from WD) m/e 09/1957
66A Polmadie (Reinstated) m/e 02/1963
   Withdrawn 20/06/1963
12A Carlisle Kingmoor (Reinstated) 4w/e 30/11/1963
9B Stockport Edgeley w/e 25/01/1964
9L Buxton (LNWR) w/e 20/06/1964
9K Bolton w/e 19/09/1964
10F Rose Grove w/e 06/07/1968
   Withdrawn w/e 10/08/1968
   Withdrawn w/e 10/08/1968

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
STOCK 66A Polmadie 09/09/1957
WDN   29/12/1962
REINS 66A Polmadie 3w/e 25/01/1963
WDN   20/06/1963
REINS 12A Carlisle Kingmoor w/e 09/11/1963
ALLOC 9B Stockport Edgeley 3w/e 01/02/1964
ALLOC 9L Buxton (LNWR) 5w/e 11/07/1964
ALLOC 9K Bolton 3w/e 03/10/1964
ALLOC 10F Rose Grove 01/07/1968
WDN 10F Rose Grove w/e 10/08/1968

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Current Status Operational
Information At present on static display in the Engine House, Highley
Status Date 19/03/2011

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1940 To Service To service as WD Number 70500
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 24607
09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Polmadie (66A) (Purchased from WD)    
09/1957 Renumbered Renumbered to 48773    
29/12/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 48773    
02/1963 Reinstated Reinstated to Polmadie (66A)    
30/11/1963 Reinstated Reinstated to Carlisle Kingmoor (12A)    
25/01/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Stockport Edgeley (9B)    
20/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Buxton (LNWR) (9L)    
19/09/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Bolton (9K)    
06/07/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Rose Grove (10F)    

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