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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LMS (1st) 13268   24/01/1934
LMS (1934) 2968   20/09/1935
BR 42968   18/12/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Stanier
Class 6P5F
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Crewe Works
To Service Sat 24/01/1934
Withdrawal Sat 31/12/1966 off Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)
Service Life 32 yrs, 11 mths , 7 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
1A (New) 24/01/1934
8A Edge Hill w/e 20/04/1935
5B Crewe South w/e 13/07/1935
3D Aston w/e 14/12/1935
3A Bescot w/e 21/11/1936
BHD Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 12/06/1937
8A Edge Hill w/e 26/11/1938
1A Willesden w/e 10/05/1941
2D Nuneaton w/e 22/11/1941
5B Crewe South w/e 21/02/1942
5A Crewe North w/e 03/05/1958
6C Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 10/06/1961
2B Nuneaton w/e 16/06/1962
6B Mold Junction w/e 22/06/1963
8F Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 05/1964
9F Heaton Mersey w/e 05/1965
8F Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 12/1965
   Withdrawn 31/12/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 5A Crewe North 4w/e 17/05/1958
ALLOC 6C Birkenhead Mollington Street 4w/e 01/07/1961
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 4w/e 30/06/1962
ALLOC 6B Mold Junction 5w/e 06/07/1963
ALLOC 8F Springs Branch (Wigan) 5w/e 06/06/1964
ALLOC 9G Gorton 5w/e 12/06/1965
ALLOC 9F Heaton Mersey 5w/e 12/06/1965
ALLOC 8F Springs Branch (Wigan) 5w/e 08/01/1966
WDN   w/e 31/12/1966

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
24/01/1934 To Service To service as LMS Number 13268
Built at Crewe Works
   
20/04/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Edge Hill (8A)    
13/07/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
20/09/1935 Renumbered Renumbered to 2968    
14/12/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Aston (3D)    
21/11/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Bescot (3A)    
12/06/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (BHD)    
26/11/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Edge Hill (8A)    
10/05/1941 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
22/11/1941 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2D)    
21/02/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
18/12/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 42968    
03/05/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe North (5A)    
10/06/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (6C)    
16/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
22/06/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Mold Junction (6B)    
05/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)    
05/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton Mersey (9F)    
12/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)    
31/12/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 42968 from Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)    

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