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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
South Eastern and Chatham Railway 597 m/e 11/1913
Southern Railway (1924) 597 m/e 1924
Southern Railway (1925) A597 m/e 1925
Southern Railway (1931) 1597 m/e 1931
British Railways 31597 m/e 07/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class J
Company History SR
Wheels 0-6-4T
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 11/1913
Withdrawal During 11/1950
Service Life 37 yrs

Disposal
Scrapping During 01/1951

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1913
AFD   Ashford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn m/e 11/1950

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN 74A Ashford w/e 21/10/1950

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
02/01/1951 Ashford Works New diesels, 15226 running trials, 15227 nearly ready; a large diesel complete in the paint shop. Ex shops: lined black 31770, 31800, 32576; unlined 31719, 32412, 90164; slight repairs 31263, 31543, 32167. In shops: 31027, 1279/94, 31321, 31400/11/92, 31712, 1735, 31771, 31827/37/48/53, 31903, 32434 (2 domes), 32488, 32539/83, 33003/32/36, 90678. Waiting shops: 31160/79, 31511, 31736, 31819, 78597, 90226, 90564. On scrap road: 1231, 31597/8, 31604. SLS/195102

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1913 To Service To service as South Eastern and Chatham Railway Number 597
Built at Ashford Works
   
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 597    
1925 Renumbered Renumbered to A597    
1931 Renumbered Renumbered to 1597    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Ashford (AFD)    
07/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 31597    
11/1950 Withdrawn Condemned as 31597    
01/1951 Scrapped Scrapped    

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