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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
South Eastern and Chatham Railway 611 m/e 11/1913
Southern Railway (1924) 598   1924
Southern Railway (1925) A598 m/e 1925
Southern Railway (1931) 1598 m/e 1931
British Railways 31598 m/e 06/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Wainwright
Class J
Company History SR
Wheels 0-6-4T
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 11/1913
Withdrawal During 12/1950
Service Life 37 yrs , 30 dys

Disposal
Scrapping During 04/1951

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1913
AFD   Ashford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn m/e 12/1950

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 27/01/1951

* 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 611
Built at Ashford Works
   
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 598    
1925 Renumbered Renumbered to A598    
1931 Renumbered Renumbered to 1598    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Ashford (AFD)    
06/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 31598    
12/1950 Withdrawn Condemned as 31598    
04/1951 Scrapped Scrapped    

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