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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 73026 m/e 11/1951

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Riddles
Class Standard Class 5
Company History BR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Derby Works
To Service During 11/1951
Withdrawal w/e Sat 01/04/1967
Scrapping During 10/1967 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 15 yrs, 5 mths , 1 dy

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 11/1951
84G Shrewsbury 4w/e 03/10/1953
86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 17/07/1954
6E Chester West 4w/e 06/09/1958
84G Shrewsbury w/e 11/04/1959
2L Leamington w/e 24/10/1964
2A Tyseley w/e 19/06/1965
9K Bolton w/e 30/04/1966
   Withdrawn w/e 01/04/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 28A Blackpool Central w/e 01/12/1951
LOAN 84G Shrewsbury 4w/e 03/10/1953
LOAN 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 03/10/1953
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 17/07/1954
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR m/e 30/09/1956
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 06/10/1956
LOAN 6E Chester West 4w/e 06/09/1958
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region m/e 30/09/1958
ALLOC 6E Chester West 4w/e 04/10/1958
ALLOC 84G Shrewsbury 4w/e 18/04/1959
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR m/e 30/04/1959
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR 5w/e 02/05/1959
ALLOC 2L Leamington 4w/e 07/11/1964
ALLOC 2A Tyseley 4w/e 10/07/1965
ALLOC 9K Bolton 4w/e 07/05/1966
WDN   w/e 01/04/1967

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
30/05/1959 Chester MPD (6E) The W.R. has taken over all freight workings of this shed (now under LMR control) and as a result have gained back from the LMR all the locomotives transferred in exchange for W.R. types. Engines transferred LMR to WR to cover these freight workings are-48402/12/5/7/8/24/30/44/71, 73021/3/4/5/6, 75005/6/26. The only engines left at 6E now are several 82XXX tanks and a few standards. SLS/195907
04/07/1964 Darlington Works (Erecting Shop) Erecting Shop: D32, D171/6/7/74/8, D5096, D5112/67, D7596/7, DEPT84, D2242/64, D2605, D3151, 60024, 61386, 62062, 65880, 73026/35, 75059/62, 90056/230/43/429/704, 90061. Stripping Shop: 43005, 60836/55, 61030, 63345/70, 90011. Paint Shop: D3675, 75017. Level Crossing: D25, D27, D169, D187. Works Yard: D170/80/9/91, D2163, D2700, 60011/20/527/844/910, 61038, 62002/41, 63460, 65053/99, 73133/55, 90233. Waiting Works: D2586, 60916, 61037, 63383, 63415/22/39, 69003/11/9/20, 90511. Ex Works. 43010/33. Stored: 68016/46/51/4. SLS/196408

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1951 To Service To service as British Railways Number 73026
Built at Derby Works
   
03/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Shrewsbury (84G)    
17/07/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
06/09/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Chester West (6E)    
11/04/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Shrewsbury (84G)    
24/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (2L)    
19/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Tyseley (2A)    
30/04/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Bolton (9K)    
01/04/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 73026    

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