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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (1st) 13281 on 12/02/1934
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (1934) 2981   27/05/1935
British Railways 42981   06/08/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Stanier
Class 6P5F
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Crewe Works
Works Number 149
To Service Sat 12/02/1934 to Newton Heath (26A)
Withdrawal Sat 21/05/1966 off Heaton Mersey (9F)
Service Life 32 yrs, 3 mths , 9 dys

Scrapping During 08/1966 at Cohens (Ickles)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
26A   Newton Heath (New) on 12/02/1934
5B   Crewe South w/e 12/05/1934
3D   Aston w/e 06/06/1936
1A   Willesden w/e 14/11/1936
3B   Bushbury w/e 27/03/1937
3D   Aston w/e 02/07/1937
3A   Bescot w/e 25/09/1937
10A   Springs Branch (Wigan) w/e 02/07/1938
8A   Edge Hill w/e 05/11/1938
2D   Nuneaton w/e 29/03/1941
BHD   Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 05/03/1949
6B   Mold Junction w/e 22/11/1958
6C   Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 18/06/1960
2B   Nuneaton w/e 16/06/1962
5B   Crewe South w/e 22/06/1963
1F   Rugby w/e 09/11/1963
9G   Gorton w/e 12/1964
9F   Heaton Mersey w/e 05/1965
     Withdrawn on 21/05/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 6C Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 05/03/1949
ALLOC 6B Mold Junction 4w/e 29/11/1958
ALLOC 6C Birkenhead Mollington Street 5w/e 02/07/1960
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 4w/e 30/06/1962
ALLOC 5B Crewe South 5w/e 06/07/1963
ALLOC 1F Rugby 4w/e 09/11/1963
ALLOC 9G Gorton 5w/e 09/01/1965
ALLOC 9F Heaton Mersey 5w/e 12/06/1965
WDN   w/e 21/05/1966

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/02/1934 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 13281
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 149
Allocated to Newton Heath (26A)
12/05/1934 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
27/05/1935 Renumbered Renumbered to 2981    
06/06/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Aston (3D)    
14/11/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
27/03/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Bushbury (3B)    
02/07/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Aston (3D)    
25/09/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Bescot (3A)    
02/07/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Springs Branch (Wigan) (10A)    
05/11/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Edge Hill (8A)    
29/03/1941 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2D)    
05/03/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (BHD)    
06/08/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 42981    
22/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Mold Junction (6B)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (6C)    
16/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
22/06/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
09/11/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Rugby (1F)    
12/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (9G)    
05/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton Mersey (9F)    
21/05/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 42981 from Heaton Mersey (9F)    
08/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Cohens: Ickles    

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