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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 1348   04/1897
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (1923) 10781   by 1925
British Railways 50781   06/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Aspinall
Class 1008
Company History LYR/LMS
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Horwich Works
Order Number 30
Works Number 508
To Service During 04/1897
Withdrawal w/e Sat 06/02/1960
Service Life 62 yrs, 10 mths , 6 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 04/1897
24D   Lower Darwen on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
24C   Lostock Hall w/e 12/03/1949
24F   Fleetwood w/e 28/01/1950
24C   Lostock Hall 4w/e 07/10/1950
27D   Wigan Central (L&Y) 4w/e 01/12/1951
27C   Southport 4w/e 31/10/1953
27E   Walton on the Hill 4w/e 30/11/1957
     Withdrawn w/e 06/02/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 24C Lostock Hall w/e 12/03/1949
ALLOC 24F Fleetwood w/e 28/01/1950
ALLOC 24C Lostock Hall w/e 07/10/1950
ALLOC 27D Wigan Central (L&Y) 4w/e 01/12/1951
ALLOC 27C Southport 4w/e 31/10/1953
LOAN 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 05/10/1957
EXLOAN 91M To London Midland Region 4w/e 02/11/1957
WDN   w/e 06/02/1960

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
08/08/1959 Last few Aspinall 2-4-2T Only five Aspinall ex-L.Y.R. Class 2P 2-4-2T locomotives now remain in stock; their shed allocations being as follows: 50850 (26C) Bolton, 50721 (27A) Bank Hall, 50746 an 50781 (27C) Southport, and 50795 (55F) Manningham. Mr. G. E. Jones informs us that a visit to Albert Looms Yard near Spondon on 9/8/59 revealed six condemned examples still intact, namely 50646, 50725, 50777, 50818, 50831 an 50855. In addition to these, the remains of another believed to be 50757, were scattered about the yard. All were condemned during October, 1958, with the exception of 50646 which was withdrawn one month later. SLS/195910

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1897 To Service To service as Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Number 1348
Built at Horwich Works, Works Number 508
1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 10781    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Lower Darwen (24D)    
12/03/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Lostock Hall (24C)    
06/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 50781    
28/01/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Fleetwood (24F)    
07/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Lostock Hall (24C)    
01/12/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Wigan Central (L&Y) (27D)    
31/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Southport (27C)    
30/11/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Walton on the Hill (27E)    
06/02/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 50781    

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