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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 73161 m/e 02/1957

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Riddles
Class Standard Class 5
Company History BR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Doncaster Works
To Service During 02/1957 to Gateshead (52A)
Withdrawal During 12/1964
Scrapping During 04/1965 at Buttigiegs (Newport)
Service Life 7 yrs, 9 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
52A Gateshead (New) m/e 02/1957
55E Normanton 4w/e 21/09/1957
55H Neville Hill w/e 23/06/1962
56A Wakefield w/e 22/06/1963
83D Exmouth Junction 4w/e 28/09/1963
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 52C Blaydon 27/01/1957
ALLOC 52A Gateshead 4w/e 23/02/1957
ALLOC 55E Normanton 4w/e 05/10/1957
ALLOC 55H Neville Hill 5w/e 07/07/1962
ALLOC 56A Wakefield 4w/e 06/07/1963
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR w/e 14/09/1963
ALLOC 83D Exmouth Junction 4w/e 29/09/1963
TOSTORE   3w/e 19/12/1964
WDN   5w/e 04/01/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1957 To Service To service as BR Number 73161
Built at Doncaster Works
Allocated to Gateshead (52A)
21/09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Normanton (55E)    
23/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (55H)    
22/06/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Exmouth Junction (83D)    
12/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 73161    
04/1965 Scrapped Broken up by Buttigiegs: Newport    

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