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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
South Eastern Railway 238 m/e 06/1893
Southern Railway (1923) A238 y/e 1923
Southern Railway (1931) 1238 y/e 1931
British Railways 31238 y/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Stirling / H. Wainwright
Class O1
Company History SR
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
O06/1893
O1 (0-6-0)12/1903
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Ashford Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
To Service During 06/1893
Withdrawal During 07/1949
Service Life 56 yrs , 30 dys

Disposal
Scrapping During y/e 1949

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 06/1893
GIL   Gillingham (Kent) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn m/e 07/1949

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN GIL Gillingham (Kent) on 30/07/1949

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
13/08/1949 Ashford Works Ex Works: Class 'N' Nos. 31407, 31828/49, Class 'H.1' 31904 and DIE No. 15221. Yard shunting was performed by D/E No. 15220 and 'R.1' No. 31069. DIE Nos. 15222/23 are well forward, also a diesel-mechanical unit-Nos. 15224/25 will complete the current order, though it is believed a further lot are contemplated. The last 'F.1' No. 1231 was still intact and other engines in the yard were Nos. 1039/80, 1128, 1238/57, 31268, 1302/11, 31532, 1575, 31662, 1698, 31759, 31805, 1824/80, 31857/93, 1897, 1906, 31907, 1913/14, 2393, 2401/06/34/56/63/68, 2515/26/40, 33032, 34069. An interesting occupant of the shed was 'Terrier' K. & E.S.R, No. KES3. SLS/194909

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1893 To Service To service as South Eastern Railway Number 238
Built at Ashford Works
   
1923 Renumbered Renumbered to A238    
1931 Renumbered Renumbered to 1238    
1948 Number Allocated Allocated number 31238 but not taken up    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Gillingham (Kent) (GIL)    
1949 Scrapped Scrapped    
07/1949 Withdrawn Condemned as 1238    

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