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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 79265 m/e 02/1945
BR 90705 m/e 11/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Vulcan Foundry
Works Number 5208
To Service During 02/1945
Withdrawal w/e Thu 23/07/1964
Scrapping During 10/1964 at Arnott Young (Old Kilpatrick)
Service Life 19 yrs, 5 mths , 22 dys

Code Name From Date
62A Thornton Junction 8w/e 22/12/1956
66A Polmadie 4w/e 16/01/1960
66B Motherwell 4w/e 16/06/1962
61B Aberdeen Ferryhill 4w/e 05/10/1963
62A Thornton Junction 4w/e 28/12/1963
   Withdrawn w/e 23/07/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN DFU Dunfermline Upper 24/09/1947
ALLOC 62A Thornton Junction 4w/e 01/12/1956
ALLOC 66B Motherwell 4w/e 09/06/1962
ALLOC 61B Aberdeen Ferryhill 5w/e 12/10/1963
ALLOC 62A Thornton Junction 5w/e 11/01/1964
WDN   w/e 23/07/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1945 To Service To service as WD Number 79265
Built at Vulcan Foundry, Works Number 5208
11/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90705    
22/12/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Thornton Junction (62A)    
16/01/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Polmadie (66A)    
16/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Motherwell (66B)    
05/10/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdeen Ferryhill (61B)    
28/12/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Thornton Junction (62A)    
07/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 90705    
10/1964 Scrapped Broken up by Arnott Young: Old Kilpatrick    

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