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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 7169 m/e 06/1943
War Dept. 77169 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90155 m/e 08/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 25040
To Service During 06/1943
Withdrawal Mon 09/01/1967
Service Life 23 yrs, 7 mths , 9 dys

Scrapping During 05/1967 at Cox and Danks (Wadsley Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1943
51A   Darlington w/e 20/06/1959
56A   Wakefield w/e 26/01/1963
     Withdrawn on 09/01/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN RET Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) on 14/07/1947
ALLOC SKN Stockton on 05/10/1947
ALLOC 51A Darlington 4w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 56A Wakefield 4w/e 09/02/1963
WDN   on 09/01/1967

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/12/1945 Calais MPD 77032 an 77169 were noted at Calais shed in December, painted in the Nord red-brown and lined out in scarlet. SLS/194602

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1943 To Service To service as WD Number 7169
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25040
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 77169    
08/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90155    
20/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
26/01/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
09/01/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 90155    
05/1967 Scrapped Broken up by Cox and Danks: Wadsley Bridge    

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