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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 2251 on 30/10/1946
British Railways 42251 w/e 31/07/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Fairburn
Class 4P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-4T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 30/10/1946
Withdrawal During 10/1967
Scrapping During 04/1968
Service Life 20 yrs , 11 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) on 30/10/1946
13A Plaistow on 01/01/1948
34E Neasden 4w/e 22/01/1955
2F Woodford Halse w/e 30/06/1962
6H Bangor w/e 20/06/1964
6A Chester (MR) w/e 12/06/1965
10D Lostock Hall w/e 21/08/1965
12E Tebay w/e 18/06/1966
56F Low Moor w/e 29/04/1967
   Withdrawn m/e 10/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 26A Newton Heath w/e 02/11/1946
LOAN 13A Plaistow w/e 16/08/1947
ALLOC 13A Plaistow w/e 27/09/1947
ALLOC 34E Neasden 4w/e 29/01/1955
LOAN 14D Neasden on 01/02/1958
ALLOC 14D Neasden on 23/02/1958
ALLOC 2F Woodford Halse 4w/e 30/06/1962
ALLOC 6H Bangor 5w/e 11/07/1964
ALLOC 6A Chester (MR) 5w/e 12/06/1965
ALLOC 10D Lostock Hall 5w/e 11/09/1965
ALLOC 12E Tebay 4w/e 09/07/1966
ALLOC 91E To Eastern Region 4w/e 06/05/1967
ALLOC 56F Low Moor 4w/e 20/05/1967
WDN   on 30/09/1967

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
30/10/1946 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 2251
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Plaistow (13A)    
31/07/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 42251    
22/01/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (34E)    
30/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Woodford Halse (2F)    
20/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Bangor (6H)    
12/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Chester (MR) (6A)    
21/08/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Lostock Hall (10D)    
18/06/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Tebay (12E)    
29/04/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Low Moor (56F)    
10/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 42251    

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