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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1278 m/e 07/1905
British Railways 31278 m/e 10/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class H
Company History SR
Wheels 0-4-4T
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 07/1905
Withdrawal w/e Sat 06/10/1962
Service Life 57 yrs, 3 mths , 6 dys

Scrapping During 11/1962

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 07/1905
GIL   Gillingham (Kent) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
74A   Ashford 4w/e 12/05/1951
74C   Dover Marine 4w/e 26/05/1953
75F   Tunbridge Wells West 7w/e 20/04/1956
     Withdrawn w/e 06/10/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
REINS 73B Bricklayers Arms m/e 31/08/1950
ALLOC 74C Dover Marine 9w/e 26/05/1953
TOSTORE 74C Dover Marine 9w/e 31/10/1954
REINS 74C Dover Marine 4w/e 11/12/1954
TOSTORE 74C Dover Marine 8w/e 08/02/1955
REINS 74C Dover Marine w/e 13/06/1955
ALLOC 75F Tunbridge Wells West 9w/e 10/04/1956
WDN   w/e 06/10/1962

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1905 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1278
Built at Ashford Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Gillingham (Kent) (GIL)    
10/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 31278    
12/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ashford (74A)    
26/05/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Dover Marine (74C)    
20/04/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Tunbridge Wells West (75F)    
06/10/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 31278    
11/1962 Scrapped Scrapped    

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