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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 73 on 20/02/1935
British Railways 40073 m/e 05/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Stanier
Class 3P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-2T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 20/02/1935
Withdrawal Sat 18/08/1962
Service Life 27 yrs, 5 mths , 29 dys

Scrapping During 04/1963 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) on 20/02/1935
7B   Bangor on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
1A   Willesden w/e 10/06/1950
1A   Willesden 2w/e 17/06/1950
3C   Ryecroft (Walsall) w/e 05/05/1951
3C   Ryecroft (Walsall) 4w/e 19/05/1951
3C   Ryecroft (Walsall) 4w/e 26/01/1952
2A   Rugby 4w/e 26/03/1955
2B   Nuneaton 4w/e 21/05/1955
6E   Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 11/08/1956
6G   Llandudno Junction w/e 01/11/1958
16C   Mansfield w/e 17/10/1959
16B   Kirkby in Ashfield w/e 09/04/1960
     Withdrawn on 18/08/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 1A Willesden w/e 10/06/1950
ALLOC 3C Ryecroft (Walsall) w/e 05/05/1951
ALLOC 3C Ryecroft (Walsall) 4w/e 26/01/1952
LOAN 2A Rugby 4w/e 26/03/1955
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 4w/e 21/05/1955
ALLOC 6E Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 11/08/1956
LOAN 6G Llandudno Junction 4w/e 01/11/1958
ALLOC 6G Llandudno Junction 4w/e 29/11/1958
TOSTORE   4w/e 29/11/1958
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region m/e 30/11/1958
LOAN 16C Mansfield 5w/e 31/10/1959
ALLOC 16C Mansfield 4w/e 28/11/1959
ALLOC 16B Kirkby in Ashfield 5w/e 30/04/1960
WDN   w/e 18/08/1962

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
15/08/1950 Unusual Workings Two unusual locomotives were noted near Euston on Tuesday, 15th August. Compound 40934 (35C) in a siding, south of Queen's Park Station: and 40073 (1A 7B) hauling empty stock up Camden Bank. Compounds numbered in the 40900-39 series have always been rare in this section. SLS/195010

Date Event Details Source See Also
20/02/1935 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 73
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Bangor (7B)    
05/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 40073    
10/06/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
17/06/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
05/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ryecroft (Walsall) (3C)    
19/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ryecroft (Walsall) (3C)    
26/01/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Ryecroft (Walsall) (3C)    
26/03/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Rugby (2A)    
21/05/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
11/08/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Wrexham Rhosddu (6E)    
01/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Llandudno Junction (6G)    
17/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Mansfield (16C)    
09/04/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Kirkby in Ashfield (16B)    
18/08/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 40073    
04/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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