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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
BR 70000 05/01/1951

Names Carried
Date From Name
05/01/1951 BRITANNIA

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Riddles
Class Britannia
Company History BR
Wheels 4-6-2
Builder Crewe Works
To Service Sat 05/01/1951 to Stratford (30A)
Withdrawal Sat 28/05/1966
Service Life 15 yrs, 4 mths , 23 dys

Code Name From Date
30A Stratford (New) 05/01/1951
32A Norwich Thorpe w/e 31/01/1959
1A Willesden w/e 30/03/1963
5A Crewe North w/e 25/05/1963
5B Crewe South w/e 29/05/1965
9D Newton Heath w/e 05/03/1966
   Withdrawn 28/05/1966

Date Event Details Source See Also
05/01/1951 To Service To service as BR Number 70000, name: BRITANNIA
Built at Crewe Works
Allocated to Stratford (30A)
31/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
02/12/1961 Sightings Doncaster Works visit: Around the Works - Ex-Works on Doncaster shed. SLS 1/1962 Link
30/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Willesden (1A)    
25/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe North (5A)    
29/05/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Crewe South (5B)    
05/03/1966 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Heath (9D)    
28/05/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 70000