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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 7948 m/e 09/1923
British Railways 47948 m/e Not applied

Liveries Carried
Colour Lining Date From
LMS Red   09/1923

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Beames
Class 7F
Company History LNWR/LMS
Rebuild History
Wheels 0-8-4T
Builder Crewe Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 5740
To Service During 09/1923
Withdrawal Sat 03/07/1948
Scrapping During 08/1948
Service Life 24 yrs, 10 mths , 2 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 09/1923
4B Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) on 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn on 03/07/1948

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 03/07/1948

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1923 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 7948
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 5740
Livery applied: LMS lined red
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) (4B)    
03/07/1948 Withdrawn Condemned as 7948    
1949 Number Allocated Allocated number 47948 but not taken up    

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