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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LMS 2683 on 23/06/1945
BR 42683 w/e 17/09/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Fairburn
Class 4P
Company History LMS
Wheels 2-6-4T
Builder Derby Works
To Service Sat 23/06/1945
Withdrawal Sat 07/10/1961
Scrapping During 11/1961
Service Life 16 yrs, 3 mths , 14 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) 23/06/1945
14B Kentish Town 01/01/1948
5D Stoke 5w/e 16/07/1949
9E Trafford Park (LMS) 8w/e 14/06/1952
   Withdrawn 07/10/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 14B Kentish Town 4w/e 30/03/1946
ALLOC 14B Kentish Town w/e 12/07/1947
LOAN 5D Stoke w/e 02/07/1949
ALLOC 5D Stoke w/e 23/07/1949
ALLOC 9E Trafford Park (LMS) 4w/e 14/06/1952
ALLOC 6H Bangor 4w/e 04/10/1952
WDN   w/e 07/10/1961

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/03/1946 First D40 withdrawn 6914 was the first locomotive of its class to be withdrawn, SLS/194605
15/04/1946 Midland Section 4825 has been fitted with a self-cleaning smoke-box (15/4). 2683 (26A) was noted at Wellingborough, running light, on 20/3. An interesting working for which Bedford shed is responsible is a trip to Gloucester. The route is via Northampton and Stratford, and the locomotive, usually a 3F, is due out at 3 a.m, and does not re-turn until late at night. SLS/194605

Date Event Details Source See Also
23/06/1945 To Service To service as London, Midland & Scottish Railway Number 2683
Built at Derby Works
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Kentish Town (14B)    
16/07/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Stoke (5D)    
17/09/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 42683    
14/06/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Trafford Park (LMS) (9E)    
07/10/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 42683    

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