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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1218 m/e 12/1900
British Railways 31218 m/e 11/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class C
Company History SR
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 12/1900
Withdrawal w/e Sat 05/05/1962
Service Life 61 yrs, 5 mths , 5 dys

Scrapping During 04/1962

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 12/1900
AFD   Ashford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn w/e 05/05/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 05/05/1962

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
07/01/1951 Miscellaneous At the beginning of January, No. 15227-the second of the new series of diesel-electric shunting engines-was almost complete at Ashford. 'E4' No. 32577 and 'C' No. 31218 were fitted with small snow-ploughs. SLS/195102

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1900 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1218
Built at Ashford Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Ashford (AFD)    
11/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 31218    
04/1962 Scrapped Scrapped    
05/05/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 31218    

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