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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LYR 675 m/e 10/1899
LMS 10850 y/e 1924
BR 50850 m/e 05/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Aspinall
Class 5
Company History LYR/LMS
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Horwich Works
To Service During 10/1899
Withdrawal During 11/1961
Scrapping During 11/1961
Service Life 62 yrs, 1 mth , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 10/1899
25D Mirfield 01/01/1948
24F Fleetwood 5w/e 24/12/1949
26C Bolton 4w/e 11/08/1951
27C Southport w/e 13/06/1960
   Withdrawn m/e 11/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 25D Mirfield 4w/e 30/03/1946
ALLOC 25D Mirfield 4w/e 27/04/1946
ALLOC 24F Fleetwood w/e 17/12/1949
ALLOC 26C Bolton w/e 11/08/1951
ALLOC 27C Southport 4w/e 27/02/1960
WDN   w/e 28/10/1961

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
20/07/1958 L.Y.R. Locos in steam L.Y.R. 2-4-2Ts 50647 an 50850 were noted in steam at Bolton on 20th July. SLS/195809
08/08/1959 Last few Aspinall 2-4-2T Only five Aspinall ex-L.Y.R. Class 2P 2-4-2T locomotives now remain in stock; their shed allocations being as follows: 50850 (26C) Bolton, 50721 (27A) Bank Hall, 50746 an 50781 (27C) Southport, and 50795 (55F) Manningham. Mr. G. E. Jones informs us that a visit to Albert Looms Yard near Spondon on 9/8/59 revealed six condemned examples still intact, namely 50646, 50725, 50777, 50818, 50831 an 50855. In addition to these, the remains of another believed to be 50757, were scattered about the yard. All were condemned during October, 1958, with the exception of 50646 which was withdrawn one month later. SLS/195910
31/03/1960 Aspinall 2P 2-4-2T By late March, the position relating to the three Aspinall ex-L.Y.R. Class 2P 2-4-2T locos. remained unchanged, with 50721 (27A) allocated to Bank Hall and 50746 an 50850 (27C) at Southport. SLS/196006
30/11/1960 Southport MPD Ivatt 2-6-2Ts 41277/328, stored at Buxton since Tutbury branch closure (June, 1960), are in use as station pilots displacing L & Y 2-4-2Ts, 50746/850, which have been placed in store. SLS/196103

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1899 To Service To service as Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Number 675
Built at Horwich Works
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 10850    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Mirfield (25D)    
24/12/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Fleetwood (24F)    
05/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 50850    
11/08/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Bolton (26C)    
13/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Southport (27C)    
11/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 50850    

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