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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 85 on 08/05/1935
British Railways 40085 m/e 03/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Stanier
Class 3P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-2T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 08/05/1935
Withdrawal w/e Sat 07/07/1962
Service Life 27 yrs, 1 mth , 29 dys

Scrapping During 05/1963 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) on 08/05/1935
5F   Uttoxeter on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
5D   Stoke w/e 24/09/1949
5D   Stoke 3w/e 14/01/1950
8E   Brunswick w/e 14/10/1950
8E   Brunswick 4w/e 04/11/1950
3C   Ryecroft (Walsall) 8w/e 14/06/1952
6H   Bangor 4w/e 05/11/1955
1A   Willesden 4w/e 11/08/1956
6E   Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 03/11/1956
89C   Machynlleth 4w/e 30/01/1960
84G   Kidderminster 4w/e 10/09/1960
84D   Leamington 4w/e 03/12/1960
6A   Chester (MR) on 23/04/1961
6G   Llandudno Junction w/e 16/06/1962
     Withdrawn w/e 07/07/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 2D Nuneaton w/e 20/08/1949
ALLOC 5D Stoke w/e 24/09/1949
LOAN 10E Sutton Oak (Peasley Cross) w/e 05/11/1949
EXLOAN 5D Stoke w/e 24/12/1949
LOAN 8A Edge Hill w/e 28/01/1950
LOAN 6E Wrexham Rhosddu w/e 22/04/1950
ALLOC 8E Brunswick w/e 14/10/1950
ALLOC 3C Ryecroft (Walsall) 4w/e 14/06/1952
ALLOC 6H Bangor 4w/e 05/11/1955
ALLOC 1A Willesden 4w/e 14/07/1956
ALLOC 6E Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 03/11/1956
ALLOC 89C Machynlleth 4w/e 30/01/1960
ALLOC 84G Kidderminster 4w/e 10/09/1960
ALLOC 84D Leamington 4w/e 03/12/1960
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region m/e 30/04/1961
ALLOC 6A Chester (MR) 5w/e 06/05/1961
ALLOC 6G Llandudno Junction 4w/e 30/06/1962
WDN   w/e 07/07/1962

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
04/01/1960 Wrexham G.C. After closure on 4th January, 1610, 3749/60, 4683, 5606/51, 6610, 8734 an 9610 were transferred to Croes Newydd, whilst 40085/110/26/205 are stored at latter shed. 40086, 82000/31 went to Machynlleth. SLS/196003
03/06/1961 Chester MPD As reported elsewhere, the GW shed has been converted to a diesel depot; the LNW shed contains the recently transferred 2-6-2Ts 40085/6/98/110/26/171/205, all stored. SLS/196107

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/05/1935 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 85
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Uttoxeter (5F)    
24/09/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke (5D)    
14/01/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke (5D)    
03/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 40085    
14/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Brunswick (8E)    
04/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Brunswick (8E)    
14/06/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Ryecroft (Walsall) (3C)    
05/11/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Bangor (6H)    
11/08/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
03/11/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Wrexham Rhosddu (6E)    
30/01/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Machynlleth (89C)    
10/09/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Kidderminster (84G)    
03/12/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (84D)    
23/04/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Chester (MR) (6A)    
16/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Llandudno Junction (6G)    
07/07/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 40085    
05/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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