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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 78023 m/e 05/1954

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Riddles
Class Standard Class 2
Company History BR
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 05/1954 to Sheffield Millhouses (19B)
Withdrawal w/e Sat 06/05/1967
Scrapping During 10/1967 at Drapers (Hull)
Service Life 13 yrs , 6 dys

Code Name From Date
19B Sheffield Millhouses (New) m/e 05/1954
36A Doncaster w/e 06/01/1962
30A Stratford w/e 04/08/1962
31B March w/e 15/09/1962
12E Barrow in Furness w/e 08/12/1962
27B Aintree w/e 18/05/1963
16D Nottingham w/e 23/05/1964
9G Gorton w/e 06/03/1965
9E Trafford Park (LMS) w/e 12/06/1965
9K Bolton w/e 13/08/1966
   Withdrawn w/e 06/05/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW 19B Sheffield Millhouses w/e 15/05/1954
LOAN 41C Sheffield Millhouses 01/02/1958
ALLOC 41C Sheffield Millhouses 23/02/1958
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 01/01/1962
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 11/08/1962
ALLOC 31B March 4w/e 06/10/1962
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region 2w/e 15/12/1962
ALLOC 12E Barrow in Furness 4w/e 02/02/1963
ALLOC 27B Aintree 4w/e 01/06/1963
ALLOC 16D Nottingham 5w/e 06/06/1964
ALLOC 9G Gorton 5w/e 13/03/1965
ALLOC 9E Trafford Park (LMS) 5w/e 12/06/1965
ALLOC 9K Bolton 5w/e 10/09/1966
WDN   w/e 06/05/1967

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1954 To Service To service as BR Number 78023
Built at Darlington Works
Allocated to Sheffield Millhouses (19B)
06/01/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
04/08/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
15/09/1962 Allocation Reallocated to March (31B)    
08/12/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Barrow in Furness (12E)    
18/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Aintree (27B)    
23/05/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Nottingham (16D)    
06/03/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (9G)    
12/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Trafford Park (LMS) (9E)    
13/08/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Bolton (9K)    
05/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 78023    
10/1967 Scrapped Broken up by Drapers: Hull    

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