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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 851 m/e 06/1944
War Dept. 70851 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90331 m/e 04/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 24912
To Service During 06/1944
Withdrawal w/e Sat 30/11/1963
Service Life 19 yrs, 5 mths , 30 dys

Scrapping During 02/1964 at Locomotive Works (Crewe, Cheshire)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1944
26E   Lees (Oldham) w/e 23/09/1961
26F   Patricroft w/e 15/09/1962
26A   Newton Heath w/e 09/02/1963
     Withdrawn w/e 30/11/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 24C Lostock Hall w/e 23/04/1949
ALLOC 26E Lees (Oldham) 4w/e 30/09/1961
ALLOC 26F Patricroft 5w/e 06/10/1962
ALLOC 26A Newton Heath 4w/e 02/03/1963
WDN   w/e 30/11/1963

* 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 851
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 24912
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 70851    
04/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90331    
23/09/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Lees (Oldham) (26E)    
15/09/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Patricroft (26F)    
09/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Heath (26A)    
30/11/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 90331    
02/1964 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Crewe, Cheshire    

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