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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From Notes
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D245 16/11/1959  
TOPS (Tops) 40045 02/1974  

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 40
Subclass/Rebuild History
ClassFrom
4016/11/1959
Wheels 1Co-Co1
Builder English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Fittings (as built)
Train Brakes Vacuum Brakes fitted
Steam Boiler Stone OK4625
Multiple Fitting Blue Star
Other Details Disc Route Indicators
To Service 16/11/1959 to Gateshead (52A)
Withdrawn 01/08/1976
Time in Service 16 yrs, 8 mths , 16 dys
Cut Up 01/03/1977
Cut At Locomotive Works (Derby)
Information Surplus to requirements,poor condition,required for spares
Status Scrapped

Allocations
Code Name Date From
52A Gateshead (New) on 16/11/1959
56B Healey Mills 4w/e 28/01/1967
8F Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 16/09/1967
10A Carnforth w/e 07/10/1967
8J Allerton w/e 11/05/1968
D08 Liverpool Division on 17/06/1968
D10 Preston Division w/e 09/05/1970
LO Longsight w/e 06/07/1974
SP Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 11/01/1975
LO Longsight w/e 10/05/1975
   Stored 2w/e 07/02/1976
LO Longsight w/e 26/06/1976
   Withdrawn on 01/08/1976

Fires
Date of Fire Severity Damage Source of Fire Material Details Location
25/04/1964 Not severe   Brake block sparks Oil impregnated dirt or waste    


Summary
Start Event Details Source See Also
16/11/1959 To Service To service as British Railways Number 245
Built at English Electric Vulcan Foundry
Allocated to Gateshead (52A)
   
28/01/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Healey Mills (56B)    
16/09/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (8F)    
07/10/1967 Allocation Reallocated to Carnforth (10A)    
11/05/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Allerton (8J)    
17/06/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Liverpool Division (D08)    
09/05/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Preston Division (D10)    
02/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 40045    
06/07/1974 Allocation Reallocated to Longsight (LO)    
11/01/1975 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (SP)    
10/05/1975 Allocation Reallocated to Longsight (LO)    
07/02/1976 Allocation      
07/02/1976 To Store To Store    
26/06/1976 Allocation Reallocated to Longsight (LO)    
01/08/1976 Withdrawn Condemned as 40045    
01/03/1977 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Derby    

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