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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 7478 m/e 01/1928
British Railways 47478 m/e 10/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Fowler
Class 3F
Company History LMS
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Vulcan Foundry
To Service During 01/1928
Withdrawal w/e Sat 11/04/1964
Service Life 36 yrs, 3 mths , 11 dys

Scrapping During 07/1964 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 01/1928
4C   Swansea (Upper Bank) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
87D   Swansea East Dock 4w/e 05/09/1959
  Wolverton Works w/e 03/10/1959
6C   Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 24/02/1962
  Wolverton Works w/e 17/03/1962
2B   Nuneaton w/e 07/07/1962
5C   Stafford w/e 06/04/1963
2B   Nuneaton w/e 25/05/1963
     Withdrawn w/e 11/04/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 87D Swansea East Dock 4w/e 05/09/1959
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region m/e 31/10/1959
ALLOC WW   5w/e 31/10/1959
ALLOC 6C Birkenhead Mollington Street 5w/e 03/03/1962
ALLOC 99W Wolverton Works 4w/e 31/03/1962
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 5w/e 04/08/1962
ALLOC 5C Stafford 5w/e 04/05/1963
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 4w/e 01/06/1963
WDN   w/e 11/04/1964

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
22/10/1959 Wolverton Works Caledonian Ry. 56325 was on loan here from 4th Sept.-23rd Sept.; the latest arrivals are the motor-fitted standard tanks ex Swansea Vic., viz., 47478/9 (latterly stored at Neath). 40006 an 47500 officially returned to their respective sheds (1A and 1E) are still at the Works here. SLS/195912
18/08/1962 Rugby MPD Electric engine E2001 (ex 18000) is here for instructional purposes; motor-fitted 'Jinties' 47477/8 have been transferred to Nuneaton in exchange for 47294 an 47385 which have been sent to Wolverton Works. They are, however, stored. SLS/196209

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1928 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 7478
Built at Vulcan Foundry
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Swansea (Upper Bank) (4C)    
10/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 47478    
05/09/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Swansea East Dock (87D)    
03/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Wolverton Works ()    
24/02/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (6C)    
17/03/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Wolverton Works ()    
07/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
06/04/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Stafford (5C)    
25/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
11/04/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 47478    
07/1964 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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