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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1586 m/e 02/1907
British Railways 31586 m/e 05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class Coppernobs
Company History SR
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 02/1907
Withdrawal During 09/1955
Service Life 48 yrs , 7 mths

Scrapping During y/e 1955

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1907
TON   Tonbridge on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
73D   Gillingham (Kent) 4w/e 08/12/1950
73E   Faversham 4w/e 05/02/1951
73D   Gillingham (Kent) 7w/e 27/06/1951
75B   Redhill 4w/e 27/07/1951
70E   Reading (S.R.) 4w/e 26/05/1953
70C   Guildford 8w/e 13/05/1954
     Withdrawn m/e 09/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
TOSTORE TON Tonbridge 9w/e 01/08/1948
TOSTORE 74D Tonbridge m/e 31/08/1950
REINS 73E Faversham 6w/e 14/03/1951
REINS 73D Gillingham (Kent) 8w/e 27/06/1951
ALLOC 75B Redhill 4w/e 27/07/1951
TOSTORE 75B Redhill 5w/e 08/10/1951
REINS 75B Redhill w/e 06/12/1951
ALLOC 70E Reading (S.R.) 9w/e 26/05/1953
ALLOC 70C Guildford 8w/e 13/05/1954

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
30/11/1951 Misnumbered \"D\" One of the class D engines, No. 31586 has been running on the Reading line with its own number on the front buffer, beam and a plate with 31591 on the smokebox door! SLS/195201

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1907 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1586
Built at Ashford Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Tonbridge (TON)    
05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 31586    
08/12/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Gillingham (Kent) (73D)    
05/02/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Faversham (73E)    
27/06/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Gillingham (Kent) (73D)    
27/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Redhill (75B)    
26/05/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (S.R.) (70E)    
13/05/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Guildford (70C)    
1955 Scrapped Scrapped    
09/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 31586    

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