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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Southern Railway (1931) 1918 m/e 06/1935
British Railways 31918 m/e 05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer R. Maunsell
Class W
Company History SR
Wheels 2-6-4T
Builder Ashford Works
To Service During 06/1935
Withdrawal w/e Sun 25/08/1963
Service Life 28 yrs, 2 mths , 25 dys

Disposal
Scrapping During 02/1964

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1935
NORW   Norwood Junction on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn w/e 25/08/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   w/e 25/08/1963

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
09/02/1948 Brighton Station Unusual visitors to Brighton on 9/2 were Nos. 1918/20; 'W' tanks are not often seen there. Some half-dozen Eastern Section engines appear during the course of a week, especially on the through train from Sevenoaks due 8.24 a.m. (frequently an 'H' tank) and on the through from Tonbridge due 9.10 a.m. on which 'D' and 'Dl' classes appear (Nos. 1591, 1731, 1745, etc.). Otherwise the steam working is in the hands of the usual Central Section engines apart from Standard classes built since 1922, such as 'V,' 'N,' 'Ul,' and the two 'P' class tanks which are used for Kingston Wharf and shed coal stage duties SLS/194803

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1935 To Service To service as Southern Railway Number 1918
Built at Ashford Works
   
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Norwood Junction (NORW)    
05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 31918    
25/08/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 31918    
02/1964 Scrapped Scrapped    

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