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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 42073   17/11/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Fairburn
Class 4P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-4T
Builder Brighton Works
To Service Sat 17/11/1950 to Stewarts Lane (73A)
Withdrawal During 10/1967
Service Life 16 yrs, 10 mths , 13 dys

Code Name From Date
73A Stewarts Lane (New) 17/11/1950
74A Ashford 4w/e 05/02/1951
74C Dover Marine 4w/e 06/10/1951
74A Ashford 6w/e 13/08/1952
52A Gateshead 5w/e 18/12/1954
56G Bradford Hammerton Street 5w/e 20/07/1957
56E Sowerby Bridge 4w/e 21/09/1957
50A York (North) 5w/e 14/06/1958
50B Neville Hill 4w/e 11/10/1958
56F Low Moor w/e 31/01/1959
56A Wakefield w/e 14/11/1959
56C Copley Hill (Leeds) w/e 01/10/1960
56B Ardsley w/e 12/09/1964
56F Low Moor 4w/e 30/01/1965
55E Normanton 4w/e 15/07/1967
   Withdrawn m/e 10/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 73A Stewarts Lane 17/11/1950
ALLOC 74A Ashford 8w/e 05/02/1951
ALLOC 74C Dover Marine 5w/e 08/10/1951
ALLOC 74A Ashford 2w/e 13/08/1952
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region 9w/e 31/10/1954
LOAN 52A Gateshead 4w/e 01/01/1955
ALLOC 56G Bradford Hammerton Street 4w/e 13/07/1957
ALLOC 56E Sowerby Bridge 4w/e 05/10/1957
ALLOC 50A York (North) 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 50B Neville Hill 5w/e 04/10/1958
ALLOC 56F Low Moor 4w/e 21/02/1959
ALLOC 56A Wakefield 4w/e 28/11/1959
ALLOC 56C Copley Hill (Leeds) 4w/e 01/10/1960
ALLOC 56B Ardsley 5w/e 12/09/1964
ALLOC 55E Normanton 4w/e 15/07/1967
WDN   30/09/1967

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
17/11/1950 To Service To service as BR Number 42073
Built at Brighton Works
Allocated to Stewarts Lane (73A)
05/02/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ashford Chart Leacon (74A)    
06/10/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Dover (74C)    
13/08/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Ashford Chart Leacon (74A)    
18/12/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (52A)    
20/07/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Bradford Hammerton Street (56G)    
21/09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Sowerby Bridge (56E)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (50A)    
11/10/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (50B)    
31/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Low Moor (56F)    
14/11/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
01/10/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Copley Hill (Leeds) (56C)    
12/09/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (56B)    
30/01/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Low Moor (56F)    
15/07/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Normanton (55E)    
10/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 42073    

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