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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 73069 on 06/11/1954

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Riddles
Class Standard Class 5
Company History BR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Crewe Works
To Service Sat 06/11/1954 to Derby (17A)
Withdrawal w/e Sat 10/08/1968
Scrapping During 03/1969 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 13 yrs, 9 mths , 4 dys

Code Name From Date
17A Derby (New) on 06/11/1954
20A Holbeck (MR) 4w/e 13/08/1955
15E Leicester (G.C.) w/e 12/09/1959
14D Neasden w/e 18/06/1960
15E Leicester (G.C.) w/e 30/06/1962
2F Woodford Halse w/e 16/02/1963
14A Cricklewood East w/e 18/05/1963
2L Leamington w/e 10/10/1964
2A Tyseley w/e 19/06/1965
9K Bolton w/e 30/04/1966
9H Patricroft w/e 13/04/1968
10A Carnforth w/e 06/07/1968
   Withdrawn w/e 10/08/1968

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 17A Derby w/e 06/11/1954
ALLOC 20A Holbeck (MR) 4w/e 13/08/1955
ALLOC 15E Leicester (G.C.) 3w/e 26/09/1959
ALLOC 14D Neasden 5w/e 02/07/1960
ALLOC 15E Leicester (G.C.) 4w/e 30/06/1962
ALLOC 2F Woodford Halse 4w/e 02/03/1963
ALLOC 14A Cricklewood East 4w/e 01/06/1963
ALLOC 2L Leamington w/e 10/10/1964
ALLOC 2A Tyseley 4w/e 10/07/1965
ALLOC 9K Bolton 4w/e 07/05/1966
ALLOC 9H Patricroft w/e 11/05/1968
ALLOC 10A Carnforth on 01/07/1968
WDN 10A Carnforth w/e 10/08/1968

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
21/01/1963 Derby Works (Erecting Shop: No. 1 Bay) Diesel Erecting Shop: D35, D79, D85, D92, D102, D113, D159, D165, D303, D5008/10/23/5. Test House: D87, D125/6, D3567, D5000/22/76/89. Paint Shop: 73068/74. Diesel Finishing Shop: D152, D5018, D5186/7. Pullman Car uM60093. Erecting Shop: No. 1 Bay-41712 G, 44394, 47471, 47597/9, 73014/40/69, 75045/60, Erecting Shop: No. 2 Bay-D139, D2387, D2507, D2908, D3085, D5002/3, D5381, Erecting Shop: No. 3 Bay-D5188-5202 under construction, note correction of numbers from those quoted in last month's journal. Works Yard: 10000, 10201/2/3 all stored awaiting decision outside works offices, D8, D60/3, D72, D96, D110/4/8, D154, D5006/79/138, 42500, 43428, 44228 frames, 44260, ED6 an ED7 frames. SLS/196302
11/09/1966 Crewe Works (Erecting Shop) Erecting Shop: 44658, 44680, 44807, 44839/64, 45134/449, 60007, 70039, 73069, 90318/65, 92234, E3004/35/9/45, D216/8/46, D328, D368, D370/4, D391, D1104-11, D1583/8, D1600/8/10/3/86, D1762/76, D1865; Electric Shop: E3018/38/44/54, 26055; Adjacent to Electric Shop: D204/37, D311, D1515/20/46, D1663/80, D1761, D1858/9/81, D1915, D5105, D5107/11, D5711/4, 27005; Test Area: D222/3/74, D336/43, D1501, D1688, D1727/69/96, D5246, D5717, D8049; Traverser Area: D217, D322, D1503, D1627/53/67/72, D1764, D1876, D1904, D8000/7, 26017, 70052, 71000. At side of Works: 45131/8, 70006/17, 90265/396, D1604, D1782, D1812, D5710. Paint Shop: D367, D1103, D5709, E3008, 44776, 44800, 60010, 26037. SLS/196610

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/11/1954 To Service To service as British Railways Number 73069
Built at Crewe Works
Allocated to Derby (17A)
13/08/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Holbeck (MR) (20A)    
12/09/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Leicester (G.C.) (15E)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (14D)    
30/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Leicester (G.C.) (15E)    
16/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Woodford Halse (2F)    
18/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Cricklewood East (14A)    
10/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (2L)    
19/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Tyseley (2A)    
30/04/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Bolton (9K)    
13/04/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Patricroft (9H)    
06/07/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Carnforth (10A)    
10/08/1968 Withdrawn Condemned as 73069    

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