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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London, Midland & Scottish Railway 2455 on 22/08/1936
British Railways 42455 w/e 29/05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Stanier
Class 4P
Company History LMS
Rebuild History
Wheels 2-6-4T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 22/08/1936
Withdrawal Sat 02/04/1966
Service Life 29 yrs, 7 mths , 11 dys

Scrapping During 07/1966 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) on 22/08/1936
10A   Springs Branch (Wigan) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
6A   Chester (MR) w/e 08/01/1949
6H   Bangor 4w/e 12/07/1952
26D   Bury 4w/e 06/10/1956
24E   Blackpool Central w/e 20/06/1959
8C   Speke Junction w/e 21/12/1963
9E   Trafford Park (LMS) w/e 20/06/1964
     Withdrawn on 02/04/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 6A Chester (MR) w/e 08/01/1949
ALLOC 6H Bangor 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 26D Bury 4w/e 06/10/1956
ALLOC 24E Blackpool Central 6w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 9E Trafford Park (LMS) 5w/e 11/07/1964
WDN   w/e 02/04/1966

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
22/08/1936 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 2455
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Springs Branch (Wigan) (10A)    
29/05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 42455    
08/01/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Chester (MR) (6A)    
12/07/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Bangor (6H)    
06/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Bury (26D)    
20/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Blackpool Central (24E)    
21/12/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Speke Junction (8C)    
20/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Trafford Park (LMS) (9E)    
02/04/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 42455    
07/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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