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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1259 m/e 11/1905
British Railways 31259 m/e 05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class H
Company History SR
Wheels 0-4-4T
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 11/1905
Withdrawal During 11/1959
Service Life 54 yrs

Scrapping During 01/1960

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1905
BAT   Stewarts Lane on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
RAM   Ramsgate 9w/e 01/03/1948
73E   Faversham m/e 30/11/1950
73E   Faversham 4w/e 08/12/1950
74D   Tonbridge 4w/e 12/05/1951
     Withdrawn m/e 11/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC RAM Ramsgate 9w/e 01/03/1948
ALLOC 73E Faversham m/e 30/11/1950
WDN   on 05/12/1959

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1905 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1259
Built at Ashford Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Stewarts Lane (BAT)    
01/03/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Ramsgate (RAM)    
05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 31259    
30/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Faversham (73E)    
08/12/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Faversham (73E)    
12/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Tonbridge (74D)    
11/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 31259    
01/1960 Scrapped Scrapped    

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