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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 849 m/e 06/1944
War Dept. 70849 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90329 m/e 09/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 24923
To Service During 06/1944
Withdrawal Mon 27/09/1965
Service Life 21 yrs, 3 mths , 27 dys

Disposal
Scrapping During 12/1965 at Garnham, Harris and Elton (Chesterfield)

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1944
25E   Sowerby Bridge m/e 16/06/1956
56A   Wakefield w/e 14/09/1963
     Withdrawn on 27/09/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 25E Sowerby Bridge w/e 16/06/1956
ALLOC 56A Wakefield w/e 14/09/1963
WDN   w/e 27/09/1965

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1944 To Service To service as WD Number 849
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 24923
   
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 70849    
09/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90329    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Sowerby Bridge (25E)    
14/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
27/09/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 90329    
12/1965 Scrapped Broken up by Garnham, Harris and Elton: Chesterfield    

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