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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Western Railway 1617 m/e 08/1905
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (1st) 5300 m/e 01/1928
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (Dup.) 25300 m/e 12/1936

Names Carried
Date From Name
08/1905 HYDRA

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Whale
Class Precursor
Company History LNWR/LMS
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Crewe Works
Works Number 4491
To Service During 08/1905
Withdrawal During 06/1940
Scrapping During 08/1940
Service Life 34 yrs , 10 mths

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1905
   Withdrawn m/e 06/1940

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1915 Superheated boiler fitted
05/1915 Rebuilt with Piston Valves


Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1905 To Service To service as London and North Western Railway Number 1617, name: HYDRA
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 4491
   
05/1915 Modification Modification: Rebuilt with Piston Valves    
05/1915 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
01/1928 Renumbered Renumbered to 5300    
12/1936 Renumbered Renumbered to 25300    
06/1940 Withdrawn Condemned as 25300    

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