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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 829 m/e 05/1944
War Dept. 70829 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90321 m/e 06/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 24899
To Service During 05/1944
Withdrawal Sat 01/07/1967
Scrapping During 12/1967 at Drapers (Hull)
Service Life 23 yrs, 2 mths , 1 dy

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 05/1944
25D Mirfield 4w/e 07/10/1950
56A Wakefield 5w/e 14/06/1958
52G Sunderland 4w/e 31/12/1966
   Withdrawn on 01/07/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 25E Sowerby Bridge w/e 24/06/1950
ALLOC 25D Mirfield w/e 30/09/1950
ALLOC 56A Wakefield 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 52G Sunderland 8w/e 31/12/1966
WDN   on 01/07/1967

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
17/08/1947 Stratton Park The following 'Austerity' 2-8-0 were noted at Stratton Park dump (a few miles on the London side of Swindon) on 17/8 awaiting works:-70829, 77141, 77237, 77368, 77394, 77399, 78621, 78624, 79254, 79273 and 79294, whilst 79303 was actually outside Swindon Works. SLS/194709

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1944 To Service To service as WD Number 829
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 24899
   
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 70829    
06/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 90321    
07/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Mirfield (25D)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
31/12/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (52G)    
01/07/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 90321    

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