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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Western Railway 2538 m/e 08/1896
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 8962 m/e 06/1927
British Railways 48962 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Webb
Class A Compound
Company History LNWR/LMS
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
A08/1896
C09/1905
G106/1927
Wheels 0-8-0
Builder Crewe Works
Works Number 3663
To Service During 08/1896
Withdrawal During 12/1948
Service Life 52 yrs, 3 mths , 30 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1896
5B Crewe South 4w/e 22/06/1946
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1948

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 10A Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 28/02/1948

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
02/11/1943 Crewe Works Engines in shops on 2/11: 2587, 3891, 4220, 4464/99, 5026/76/94, 5109/31/89, 5201/33/96, 5357, 5423/33/56, 5526/41/2/54/63/91/6, 5605/19/56/62, 6117/34/9/42/8/63, 6200/2/9/31/5/40, 6931, 7340, 7408/68, 7674, 7772, 7898,.7978/9, 8598, 8962, 9057/83, 9103/23, 9305/40/1/66, 9529, 9605/6/20/32, 28245, 28423, 28616. W.D. 7057 (V.F.4873/43), W.D. 7161 (N.B.L. 25032/43). U.S.A. 1681 (Baldwin 67665, 1/43); U.S.A. 2400 (A.L.Co. 70749, 4/43), U.S.A. 2428 (A.L.Co. 70777, 5/43). The next 'Scot' to be 'rebuilt' is No, 6124. No. 6117 should be out 1/12/43. New 8.F. No. 8310 left the erecting shop 30/11/43. The W.D. (Austerity) 2-8-0's are having their cast-iron tender wheels re-placed by steel castings at Crewe. W.D. Nos. 551, 559, 571 are being returned to L.M.S. service, and the following running numbers have been allocated:-551/8266, NBL 24746/42, Tender No. 9993/43; 559/8272, NBL 24770J42; 571/8284 NBL 24806/42. Allocation of some '8.F's'-12A, Nos. 8302/3/32, 8644/51; 16C, Nos. 8616/41; 18B, Nos. 8304/33, 8620/1/50; 18D, No. 8642; 20A, Nos. 8305, 8618/39/40; 20B, No. 8619; 28C, Nos. 8617/43/52-4. SLS/194401

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1896 To Service To service as London and North Western Railway Number 2538
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 3663
   
06/1927 Renumbered Renumbered to 8962    
22/06/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
12/1948 Withdrawn Condemned as 8962    
1949 Number Allocated Allocated number 48962 but not taken up    

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