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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 7404 m/e 12/1943
War Dept. 77404 m/e 01/1945
British Railways 90281 m/e 03/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 25274
To Service During 12/1943
Withdrawal Sat 24/06/1967
Service Life 23 yrs, 6 mths , 25 dys

Scrapping During 11/1967 at Cox and Danks (Wadsley Bridge)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 12/1943
91M   To London Midland Region on 08/07/1950
56D   Mirfield w/e 20/06/1959
56E   Sowerby Bridge w/e 18/06/1960
56A   Wakefield w/e 11/01/1964
     Withdrawn on 24/06/1967

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN THJ Thornton Junction on 10/03/1947
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region on 08/07/1950
LOAN 25C Goole w/e 08/07/1950
ALLOC 56D Mirfield 4w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 56E Sowerby Bridge 3w/e 02/07/1960
ALLOC 56A Wakefield 5w/e 11/01/1964
WDN   on 24/06/1967

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
11/12/1966 Crewe Works (Erecting shop) Erecting shop-44672, 45092, 70013/4, 90243/81/300, 92009/203/220, 60007/10, D319, D339, D1111, D1585, D1607/15/21/2/3/9, D1701/28/39/67/77/8/85/8/93, D8005, E3014/6/22/3/6/34/5/45, E26038/52, E27003/6, E5015/6. Paint shop area-44665/889, 90081/362, E3001/15/36, D239, D375, D1107/8/10, D1523, D1662, D1954, D5709. Diesel shop-D214/24, D364/81. D1509/15/21/4/35, D1600/56, D1700, D1842, D1901/49/81, D5718. Electric shop-E26029/50, E3171, D1618. Test area-D1109, D1691, D1864, D5717. Traverser area-D322, D251, D1722/89, D1860, D1942, E3002/29, D5715, 60026, 71000, 90664. Old cutting up shop-D5704. Side of Works-70017, 45138, 90345/406, E3089, D5710. SLS/196701
08/01/1967 Crewe Works (Side of Works) Erecting shop-60007/10, 70013, 92220, D293, D388, D1505/7/23/92, D1622/30, D1728/56/74/81/91/7/8, D1805/37, D5711, D8005/43, E3001/2/14/6/22/3/6/9/45/6/68, E3100/99, E5023, E5015(E6101), E5016 (E6102), E5006(E6103). Old Paint shop-D249, D1102/9/10/1/5/94, D5709, D8061, E3064, E5019, 92009. Side of Works-D5710/3, 90243/81. Traverser area-D233, D1525, D1619, D1751, D1977, D5715, D8017, 60026, 71000. New shop-D251, D284, D332, D346, D364, D366, D1513/68/79, D1617, D1750, D1925/43. Electric shop-E3171, E26050. New Paint shop: D1621/9, D1758/77. No sign of E5024-the conversions appear to be having completely new bodies apart from cabs and are somewhat lengthened in appearance. SLS/196702
19/02/1967 Crewe Works (Old paint shop area) Erecting shop-D1506/9/17, D1605/26/33/98, D1744/54/65/70/94/9, D1802, E3002/13/26/45/6/68/70/1, E3131/52/63/99, D213/81/2, D382, D8054, E5003, E6101/2/3/4/5, E26018/25. Traverser Area-D1501/5/12/5/88, 60026, 71000, E3025/79, D385, D8003. New shop-D390, D1514/8/9/73/89, D1635/94, D1736/53/9, D1851, D1948, D8123/38 (damaged). New paint shop-60007/10, 92220. Old paint shop area-90243/81, E26033, D378, D1596, D1852, D8048, E3016/105. SLS/196704

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1943 To Service To service as WD Number 7404
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25274
01/1945 Renumbered Renumbered to 77404    
03/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90281    
08/07/1950 Allocation Reallocated to To London Midland Region (91M)    
20/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Mirfield (56D)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Sowerby Bridge (56E)    
11/01/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Wakefield (56A)    
24/06/1967 Withdrawn Condemned as 90281    
11/1967 Scrapped Broken up by Cox and Danks: Wadsley Bridge    

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