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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 138 on 17/10/1935
British Railways 40138 m/e 11/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Stanier
Class 3P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-2T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 17/10/1935
Withdrawal w/e Sat 22/09/1962
Service Life 26 yrs, 11 mths , 5 dys

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

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) on 17/10/1935
9A   Longsight on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
9B   Stockport Edgeley w/e 09/10/1948
2B   Nuneaton 4w/e 03/11/1956
24L   Carnforth w/e 10/02/1962
6G   Llandudno Junction w/e 23/06/1962
     Withdrawn w/e 22/09/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 9A Longsight w/e 22/11/1947
ALLOC 9B Stockport Edgeley w/e 09/10/1948
ALLOC 2B Nuneaton 4w/e 03/11/1956
ALLOC 24L Carnforth 5w/e 03/03/1962
ALLOC 6G Llandudno Junction 4w/e 30/06/1962
WDN   w/e 22/09/1962

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
17/10/1935 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 138
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Longsight (9A)    
09/10/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Stockport Edgeley (9B)    
11/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 40138    
03/11/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Nuneaton (2B)    
10/02/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Carnforth (24L)    
23/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Llandudno Junction (6G)    
22/09/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 40138    
05/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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