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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 850 m/e 06/1944
War Dept. 70850 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90330 m/e 06/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 24922
To Service During 06/1944
Withdrawal w/e Sun 19/12/1965
Service Life 21 yrs, 6 mths , 18 dys

Scrapping During 03/1966 at W George, Station Steel (Wath)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1944
GRA   Grantham w/e 09/04/1949
38A   Colwick w/e 21/05/1950
38A   Colwick 3w/e 31/05/1950
38D   Staveley (G.C.) on 29/10/1950
38D   Staveley (G.C.) 4w/e 25/11/1950
38A   Colwick w/e 07/07/1951
38A   Colwick 4w/e 21/07/1951
36B   Mexborough 4w/e 14/02/1953
41D   Canklow w/e 28/09/1963
36A   Doncaster w/e 19/06/1965
     Withdrawn w/e 19/12/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN MEX Mexborough on 18/10/1947
ALLOC GRA Grantham w/e 09/04/1949
ALLOC 38A Colwick w/e 21/05/1950
ALLOC 38D Staveley (G.C.) on 29/10/1950
ALLOC 38A Colwick w/e 07/07/1951
ALLOC 36B Mexborough 4w/e 21/02/1953
ALLOC 41D Canklow 6w/e 05/10/1963
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 2w/e 26/06/1965
WDN   w/e 19/12/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1944 To Service To service as WD Number 850
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 24922
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 70850    
09/04/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Grantham (GRA)    
06/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90330    
21/05/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
31/05/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
29/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Staveley (G.C.) (38D)    
25/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Staveley (G.C.) (38D)    
07/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
21/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
14/02/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (36B)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Canklow (41D)    
19/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
19/12/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 90330    
03/1966 Scrapped Broken up by W George, Station Steel: Wath    

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