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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 7398 m/e 11/1943
War Dept. 77398 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90277 m/e 07/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 25268
To Service During 11/1943
Withdrawal Sun 31/10/1965
Service Life 22 yrs

Scrapping During 03/1966 at Drapers (Hull)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1943
25E   Sowerby Bridge w/e 29/07/1950
25A   Wakefield m/e 30/11/1950
25A   Wakefield 4w/e 02/12/1950
25B   Huddersfield Hillhouse m/e 16/06/1956
27D   Wigan Central (L&Y) 4w/e 08/09/1956
24C   Lostock Hall 4w/e 06/10/1956
36A   Doncaster w/e 12/09/1964
     Withdrawn on 31/10/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 25E Sowerby Bridge w/e 29/07/1950
ALLOC 25A Wakefield m/e 30/11/1950
ALLOC 25B Huddersfield Hillhouse w/e 16/06/1956
ALLOC 27D Wigan Central (L&Y) 4w/e 08/09/1956
ALLOC 24C Lostock Hall 4w/e 06/10/1956
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 2w/e 12/09/1964
WDN   on 31/10/1965

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

Report Date Title Location Report Headcode Reference
30/11/1947 WD 2-8-0 disposals by the Ministry of Transport   On G.W. waiting to pass through Swindon Shops.   Statement "A" - List of austerity 2-8-0's in the UK but not yet in service

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
10/12/1965 Doncaster MPD Stored: 61085, 61135, 61326, 63738, 90203/59/77, 90349/93, 90432/54/76, 90501/16/28, 90629, 92190. SLS/196601

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1943 To Service To service as WD Number 7398
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25268
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 77398    
07/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 90277    
29/07/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Sowerby Bridge (25E)    
30/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (25A)    
02/12/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (25A)    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Huddersfield Hillhouse (25B)    
08/09/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Wigan Central (L&Y) (27D)    
06/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Lostock Hall (24C)    
12/09/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
31/10/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 90277    
03/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Drapers: Hull    

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