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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 7268 m/e 07/1944
War Dept. 77268 m/e 01/1945
Overseas () 22 y/e 1946

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 25139
To Service During 07/1944
Withdrawal During 08/1957
Service Life 13 yrs, 1 mth , 1 dy

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 07/1944
     Withdrawn m/e 08/1957

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/12/1946 General Mr. J. Wisdell writes that in December last he saw 'Austerity' 2-8-0 No. 77268 (with tender separately loaded) on board S.S. Trevean (in Singapore Harbour) presumably bound for the Kowloon, Canton Rly., at Hong Kong. The loco. was painted dark grey and had a headlight fitted to the top of the smokebox. SLS/194702

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1944 To Service To service as WD Number 7268
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25139
   
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 77268    
1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 22    
08/1957 Withdrawn Condemned as 22    

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