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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 4003 m/e 02/1907

Names Carried
Date From Name
02/1907 LODE STAR

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class Star
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 168
Works Number 2231
To Service During 02/1907
Withdrawal During 07/1951 off Landore (87E)
Scrapping Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Service Life 44 yrs, 4 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
   Withdrawn m/e 07/1951

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   m/e 31/07/1951

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
05/1911 Superheated boiler fitted
03/1949 'Elbow' pattern outside steam pipes fitted

Current Status Unknown
Status Date 17/09/2018

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1907 To Service To service as GWR Number 4003, name: LODE STAR
Built at Swindon Works, Works Number 2231
05/1911 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
03/1949 Modification Modification: 'Elbow' pattern outside steam pipes fitted    
07/1951 Withdrawn Condemned as 4003 from Landore (87E)    
12/11/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - "A" shop. SLS 1/1962 Link
04/03/1962 Sightings Swindon Works visit.: Around the works. - "A" shop.   Link

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