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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 78559 m/e 03/1945
British Railways 90421 m/e 10/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Class WD/8
Company History WD
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L943
Works Number 25414
To Service During 03/1945
Withdrawal w/e Sun 01/08/1965
Service Life 20 yrs, 5 mths , 4 dys

Scrapping During 12/1965 at T W Ward (Beighton)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 03/1945
36A   Doncaster w/e 28/09/1963
41E   Staveley (Barrow Hill) w/e 11/01/1964
36A   Doncaster w/e 20/06/1964
     Withdrawn w/e 01/08/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
STOCK MEX Mexborough on 26/03/1947
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 6w/e 05/10/1963
ALLOC 41E Staveley (Barrow Hill) 9w/e 08/02/1964
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 3w/e 04/07/1964
WDN   w/e 01/08/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1945 To Service To service as WD Number 78559
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25414
10/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 90421    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
11/01/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Staveley (Barrow Hill) (41E)    
20/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
01/08/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 90421    
12/1965 Scrapped Broken up by T W Ward: Beighton    

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