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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Western Railway 1367 m/e 05/1897
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 6738 m/e 09/1927
British Railways 46738 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Webb
Class 1P
Company History LNWR/LMS
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Crewe Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 3766
To Service During 05/1897
Withdrawal Sat 08/05/1948
Service Life 51 yrs , 8 dys

Disposal
Scrapping During 05/1948

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 05/1897
9D   Buxton (LNWR) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn on 08/05/1948

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 08/05/1948

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

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
SLS/194807

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1897 To Service To service as London and North Western Railway Number 1367
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 3766
   
09/1927 Renumbered Renumbered to 6738    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Buxton (LNWR) (9D)    
05/1948 Scrapped Scrapped    
08/05/1948 Withdrawn Condemned as 6738    
1949 Number Allocated Allocated number 46738 but not taken up    

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