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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 71000   22/05/1954

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Riddles
Class Duke
Company History BR
Wheels 4-6-2
Builder Crewe Works
To Service Sat 22/05/1954 to Crewe North (5A)
Withdrawal w/e Sat 24/11/1962
Service Life 8 yrs, 6 mths , 2 dys

Code Name From Date
5A Crewe North (New) 22/05/1954
82C Swindon (on loan) 4w/e 06/11/1954
5A Crewe North 4w/e 21/05/1955
   Withdrawn w/e 24/11/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 5A Crewe North 22/05/1954
LOAN 82C Swindon 4w/e 06/11/1954
LOAN 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 27/11/1954
ALLOC 5A Crewe North 4w/e 21/05/1955
WDN   w/e 24/11/1962

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1954 To Service To service as BR Number 71000, name: DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
Built at Crewe Works
Allocated to Crewe North (5A)
06/11/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (82C)    
21/05/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe North (5A)    
24/11/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 71000