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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Western Railway 558 m/e 02/1887
London and North Western Railway (Duplicate) 3766 m/e 12/1921
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 7769 m/e 09/1928
British Railways 58918 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Webb
Class Coal Tank
Company History LNWR/LMS
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Crewe Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 2943
Fittings (as built)
Boiler Diagram Precursor
Safety Valves Ramsbottom
To Service During 02/1887
Withdrawal Sat 24/04/1948
Service Life 61 yrs, 2 mths , 24 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1887
     Withdrawn on 24/04/1948

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 24/04/1948

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
04/1934 Push and Pull Fitted

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/05/1948 Crewe Works New construction for the past month produced only three Caprotti 4-6-0's: No. 44756 (No. 9 of Order E468) completed on 10/5, and No. 44741 and 44742 (Nos. 4 & 5 of Order E.469) completed on 18/5 and 28/5 respectively.
Condemned engines cut-up during the past month were dealt with a follows: W/E 8/5 Nos. 7821, 9250; W/E 15/5 Nos. 7769, 9038; W/E 22/5 Nos. 6673, 6738, 9013; W/E 29/5 Nos. 6740, 6920, 25373 an 28484.
A number of War Department 2-8-0's of the standard L.M.S. '8F' type have recently returned from the Middle East, and are at present stored in the old carriage works. They are Nos. 70300/01/11/14/18/32/63/94/95/98, 70401/2/3/13/38/43/46/49, 70504/18/76/77/79/82/88 an 70611. Several of these engines are fitted with steam turbo-generators mounted on the right-hand side of the firebox, but no electric lights are in evidence, although conduit piping still exists along the boilers of a few engines.
Eight locomotives were recently painted in the new experimental liveries of the British Railways Six Class '7P' 4-6-2's Nos. 46224/27/30/1/2/41 were painted blue (the shade approaching that of Oxford blue), and lined in accordance gwith ex L.N.W.R. practice, whilst two Class '6P' 4-6-0's Nos. 45540 an 46139 were painted green (a shade closely resembling the standard L.N.E.R. green) and also lined in the ex L.N.W.R. style. All eight engines had their buffers, cylinder covers, motion, etc., scoured bright

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1887 To Service To service as London and North Western Railway Number 558
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 2943
12/1921 Renumbered Renumbered to 3766    
09/1928 Renumbered Renumbered to 7769    
04/1934 Modification Modification: Push and Pull Fitted    
1948 Number Allocated Allocated number 58918 but not taken up    
24/04/1948 Withdrawn Condemned as 7769    

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