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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 78566 m/e 10/1944
Overseas () 4450 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 25327
To Service During 10/1944
Withdrawal During 04/1955
Service Life 10 yrs, 6 mths , 1 dy

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 10/1944
     Withdrawn m/e 04/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/05/1947 Wolverhampton Stafford Road Works W.D. locos. which have been repaired at these Works can readily be distinguished from those which have passed through Swindon, as they are painted all black, with red buffer beams and plain lettering. The following are amongst those which have been dealt with here: Nos. 77026, 77053, 77079, 77097, 77106, 77123, 77184, 77202. 77210, 77214, 77241, 77247, 77257, 77289. 77380, 77388, 78522, 78566, 78717 and 79244. SLS/194708

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1944 To Service To service as WD Number 78566
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 25327
   
1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 4450    
04/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 4450    

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