BRITISH RAILWAYS 1920 - 1970

 

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BRITISH RAILWAYS RENUMBERING AND NEW LOCOMOTIVES

 

NUMBERING AT NATIONALISATION

Western Region

Existing G.W.R. numbers retained: 1-9799;

Class 3252, some T.V.R., P. & M., R.R., S.H.T. locos renumbered (initiated by G.W.R. in 1946)

Southern Region

S.R. numbers increased by 30000: 300001-36003

L.S.W.R. classes 0395, 0415, 0298 ('0329'), C14 renumbered in the series 30564-30589

London Midland Region and Scottish (ex-L.M.S.) Region

L.M.S. numbers increased by 40000 as follows:

1-17956 became 40001-57956 but

L.T.S types 2P, 3P were placed in a new series 41910-26/8-78 (q.v.), 26616 became 46616, and 20155-28622 were allocated the numbers 58000-58937 as detailed below:

58000-58003 L.N.W.R. 'Prince of Wales' Class; 25648, 25673, 25752, 25787

58010 L.N.W.R. 'Precursor' Class; 25297

58011-58012 L.N.W.R. 'George the Fifth' Class; 25350, 25373

58020-58022 M.R. 1P 2-4-0; 20155, 20185, 20216

58030-58091 M.R. 1P 0-4-4T; 1239--1430; renumbered in response to the introduction of Ivatt Class 2 2-6-2T

58092 L.N.W.R. 1P 2-4-0T; 26428

58100 M.R. 0-10-0 banking loco; 22290

58110-58113 M.R. 1F 0-6-0; 22630, 22846, 22853, 22863

58114-58310 M.R. 2F 0-6-0; 22900--22984, 2987--3018, 3021--3127, 3130--3177, 3190--3764; 3000-3018 were numbered in the 23000 series in 1947

58320-58361 L.N.W.R. Webb 0-6-0; 28088--28313

58362-58430 L.N.W.R. Webb 'Cauliflower' 0-6-0; 28318--28622

58850-58863 N.L. 1F 0-6-0T; 27505--27532

58865 N.L. 0-4-2ST; 27217

58870 L.N.W.R. Webb 1F 0-6-0PT; 27480

58880-58937 L.N.W.R. Webb 1F 0-6-2T; 27553--27681, 7692--7840

Eastern, North Eastern and Scottish Regions

L.N.E.R. numbers increased by 60000: 60001-69999 but

B7 Class locos were renumbered in the series 61703-61713 from 1949

B16 Class locos 61400-9 were later renumbered 61469-61478 in 1949

D31 Class locos 62059, 62060 and 62072 were renumbered 62281-3 in 1949

L1 Class locos 9000-9012 were numbered 67701-13 in 1948

O7 Class locos were renumbered in the 90000 series in 1948

W1 Class loco 10000 was renumbered 60700

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British Railways Standard Locomotives

70000-70054 Class 7MT 4-6-2; 1951-67; 'Britannia' Class

71000 Class 8P 4-6-2; 1954-62; 'Duke of Gloucester'

72000-72009 Class 6P5F 4-6-2; 1952-66; 'Clan' Class

73000-73171 Class 5 4-6-0; 1951-68

75000-75079 Class 4 4-6-0; 1951-68

76000-76114 Class 4 2-6-0; 1953-67

77000-77019 Class 3 2-6-0; 1954-67

78000-78064 Class 2 2-6-0; 1953-67

80000-80154 Class 4 2-6-4T; 1951-67

82000-82044 Class 3 2-6-2T; 1952-67

84000-84029 Class 2 2-6-2T; 1953-66

90000-90732 Riddles Class 8F 2-8-0; 1943-67; purchased from M. of S. in 1948; original numbers: 7000-7509, 800-879, 8510-8718, 9177-9312 increased by 70 000 in 1944; 733 locomotives of the 935 examples built were taken into B.R. stock; see also L.N.E.R Class O7 (3000 et seq)

90750-90774 Riddles Class WD 2-10-0; 1943-62; purchased 1948; original numbers: 73774-99 from the batch numbered (7)3650-3799; 150 examples originally built

92000-92250 Class 9F 2-10-0; 1954-68; 92020-9 were Franco Crosti boilered versions; 92250 was fitted with a Giesel ejector

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B.R. Diesel Locomotives listed at 1948-73

Format as applicable: 1957 numbers (the prefix 'D' was omitted after 1968); builder, wheel arrangement; maximum length of service of the whole class; 1948-57 numbers; TOPS numbers of 1973; TOPS class

Unless stated otherwise (d/h, d/m), diesel-electric transmission is implicit

D1-10 B.R. 1Co-Co1; 1959-80;; 44 001-010; 'Peak' Class 44

D11-137 B.R. 1Co-Co1; 1960;; 45 001-077, 45 101-150 nonsequentially; Class 45

D138-193 B.R. 1Co-Co1; 1961;; 46 001-056; Class 46

D200-399 E.E. 1Co-Co1; 1958;; 40 001-199; Class 40

D400-449 E.E. Co-Co; 1967;; 50 001-050 nonsequentially; Class 50

D600-604 N.B. d/h C-C; 1958-67;; Class 41

D800-832 B.R. d/h B-B; 1958-72;; 'Warship' Class 42

D833-865 N.B. d/h B-B; 1960-71;; 'Warship' Class 43

D866-870 B.R. d/h B-B; 1961-71;; 'Warship' Class 42

D1000-1073 B.R. d/h C-C; 1961-77;; 'Western' Class 52

D1100-1111 Brush Co-Co; 1966;; 47 298, 47 518-528; classes 47/1, 47/3 later reclassified

D1200 Brush Co-Co; 1970-75;; Class 53; built 1961 as D0280 'Falcon' and loaned to B.R.

D1500-1999 Brush Co-Co; 1962;; 47 001-298, 47 301-381, 47 401-529 nonsequentially; classes 47/1-3 later reclassified

D2000-2199 B.R. 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1957; 11187-11211 (i.e. D2024); 03 004-197; Class 03

D2200-2341 Drewry 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1952-72; 11100--15/11121-35/ 11149-60/11212-29 (i.e. D2259); Class 04

D2370-2399 B.R. 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1961;; 03 370-399; Class 03

D2400-2409 Barclay 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1956-69; 11177-11186; Unclass

D2410-2444 Barclay 0-4-0 d/m shunter; 1958-81;; 06 001-010; Class 06

D2500-2509 Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1955-67; 11116-20/11144-48; Unclass

D2510-2519 Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1961-67;; Unclass

D2550-2618 Hunslet 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1955-81; 11136-43/11161-76 (i.e. D2573); 05 001; Class 05

D2700-2780 N.B. 0-4-0 d/h shunter; 1953/7-68; 11700-11719 (i.e. D2719); Unclass

D2850-2869 Y.E.Co. 0-4-0 d/h shunter; 1960-75;; 02 001-004; Class 02

D2900-2913 N.B. 0-4-0 d/h shunter; 1958-67;; Unclass

D2950-2952 Hunslet 0-4-0 d/m shunter; 1954-67; 11500-11502; Unclass

D2953-2956 Barclay 0-4-0 d/m shunter; 1956-81; 11503-11506; 01 001-002; Class 01

D2957-2958 R. & H. 0-4-0 d/m shunter; 1956-68; 11507-11508; Unclass

D2985-2998 R. & H. 0-6-0 shunter; 1962-77;; 07 001-013; Class 07

D2999 Brush Mirrlees 0-4-0 shunter; 1960-67;; Unclass

D3000-4192 B.R. 0-6-0 shunter; 1952; 13000-13366 (i.e. D3366); 08 001-958, 09 001-026 nonsequentially; classes 08/09

D4500-4502 B.R. twin 0-6-0 hump loco; 1965;; 13 001-003 nonsequentially; Class 13 developed from Class 08

D5000-5150 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1958;; 24 001-150 almost sequentially; classes 24/1 and 24/2

D5151-5299 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1961;; 25 001-149; classes 25/1, 25/2 and 25/3

D5300-5346 Birm. R.C. & W.Co. Bo-Bo; 1958;; 26 001-046 nonsequentially; classes 26/0 and 26/1

D5347-5415 Birm. R.C. & W.Co. Bo-Bo; 1961;; 27 001-044, 27 101-124 nonsequentially; classes 27/0 and 27/1

D5500-5699 Brush A1A-A1A; 1957;; 31 001-019, 31 101-269, 31 401-412 nonsequentially; classes 31/1-3, later 31/0, 31/1 and 31/4

D5700-5719 Metro-Vickers Co-Bo; 1958-68;; Class 28

D5800-5862 Brush A1A-A1A; 1961;; 31 270-327, 31 413-417 nonsequentially; classes 31/1 and 31/3, later 31/1 and 31/4

D5900-5909 E.E. Bo-Bo; 1959-71;; Class 23

D6100-6157 N.B. Bo-Bo; 1959-71;; classes 21 and 29

D6300-6357 N.B. d/h B-B; 1959-72;; Class 22

D6500-6585 Birm. R.C. & W.Co. Bo-Bo; 1960;; 33 001-065, 33 101-119 nonsequentially; classes 33/1 and 33/2

D6586-6597 Birm. R.C. & W.Co. Bo-Bo; 1962;; 33 201-212; Class 33/3

D6600-6608 E.E. Co-Co; 1965;; 37 300-308; Class 37

D6700-6999 E.E. Co-Co; 1960;; 37 001-299 almost sequentially; Class 37

D7000-7100 Beyer Peacock d/h B-B; 1961-75;; Class 35; 'Hymek'

D7500-7677 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1963;; 25 150-327; Class 25

D8000-8199 E.E. Bo-Bo; 1957;; 20 001-199, 20 228 almost sequentially; Class 20

D8200-8243 B.T.-H. Bo-Bo; 1957-71;; Class 15

D8300-8327 E.E. Bo-Bo; 1967;; 20 200-227; Class 20

D8400-8409 N.B. Bo-Bo; 1958-68;; Class 16

D8500-8616 Beyer Peacock Bo-Bo; 1962-71; Class 17

D9000-9021 E.E. Co-Co; 1955/61-82;; 55 001-022 almost sequentially; 'Deltic' Class 55

D9500-9555 Paxman d/h 0-6-0; 1964-69;; Class 14

Locomotives which were not renumbered in 1957:

10000-10001 L.M.S. (E.E.) Co-Co; 1947-66; 10001 built 1948

10100 B.R. d/m 2-D-2; 1951-58; Fell patent loco

10201-10203 B.R. (E.E.) 1Co-Co1; 1950/4-63

10800 N.B. Bo-Bo; 1950-59

11001 B.R. (Paxman) 0-6-0 d/m shunter; 1950-59; S.R. design

11104 Hibberd 0-4-0 d/m shunter; 1950-53

11100--11719 see D2000--2958 above

12000-12001 L.M.S (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1936-62; L.M.S. nos 7074, 7076

12002 L.M.S. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1934-56; L.M.S. no 7079

12003-12032 L.M.S. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1939-67; L.M.S. nos 7080-99, 7110-9; locos 7100-9 sold out of service

12033-12138 L.M.S. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1945-72; nos 12033-68 were allocated to L.M.S. nos 7120-55 (not all numbers carried)

13000--13366 see D3000--3366 above

15000-15003 L.N.E.R. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1944-67; L.N.E.R. nos 8000-3 not renumbered

15004 B.R. (Brush/Petter) 0-6-0 shunter; 1949-62

15097-15099 L.N.E.R. (Simplex) 0-4-0 petrol shunter (Class Y11); 1919-56; 15098-9 were L.N.E.R. nos 8188-9; 15098 (ex-G.E.R.) was 8430 (1925), 15099 (ex-N.B.R.) was 8431 (1930)

15100 E.E. (for G.W.R.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1935-65; G.W.R. no 2

15101-15106 B.R. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1948-67; G.W.R. design

15107 B.R. 0-6-0 shunter; 1949-58

15201-15203 S.R. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1937-64; formerly SR1, SR2, SR3

15211-15236 B.R. (E.E.) 0-6-0 shunter; 1949-71; Southern Region design

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B.R. Gas Turbine Locomotives

18000 G.W.R. (Brown Boveri) A1A-A1A; 1950-60

18100 G.W.R. (Metro-Vickers) Co-Co; 1952-7; rebuilt as 25kV electric loco E1000, revised to E2001

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B.R. Electric Locomotives listed at 1948-1973

1957 numbers

25kV a.c. overhead

E2001 Metro-Vickers A1A-A1A; 1958-68; rebt from gas turbine loco 18100

E3001-3023 B.T.-H. Bo-Bo; 1959-91; Class AL1; 81 001-020; Class 81

E3024-3035 E.E. Bo-Bo; 1960-89; Class AL3; 83 001-012; Class 83

E3036-3045 N.B. Bo-Bo; 1960-80; Class AL4; 84 001-010; Class 84

E3046-3055 Metro-Vickers Bo-Bo; 1960-87; Class AL2; 82 001-008; Class 82

E3056-3085 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1961-91; Class AL5; 85 001-030; Class 85

E3086-3095 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1962-91; Class AL5/1; 85 031-040; Class 85

E3096-3097 (initially E3301-2) B.T.-H. Bo-Bo; 1963-87; Class AL1; 81 021-022; Class 81

E3098-3099 (initially E3303-4) E.E. Bo-Bo; 1961-83; Class AL3; 83 013-014; Class 83

E3100 (initially E3305 allocated) E.E Bo-Bo; 1962-88; Class AL3/1; 83 015; Class 83

E3101-3200 B.R./Vulcan Foundry Bo-Bo; 1965; 86 001-048, 86 201-252; Class 86, later modified to 4 subclasses with new numbering

750V d.c. 3rd rail and overhead

E5000-5024 B.R. Bo-Bo; 1958-77; 71 001-014; Class 71; E5000/18/20/22 renumbered E5024/03/05/06 in 1967

750V d.c. 3rd rail or diesel

E6001-6049 B.R./Vulcan Foundry Electro-Diesel Bo-Bo; 1962; 73 001-006, 73 101-142; classes 73/1, 73/2

750V d.c. 3rd rail and overhead

E6101-6110 rebuilt Class 71; 1967-77; 74 001-010; Class 74

 

1948 numbers

750V d.c. 3rd rail and overhead

20001-20003 S.R. (E.E.) Co-Co; 1941/8-69; Class CC (formerly numbered CC1-CC3: CC3 not carried)

1500V d.c. overhead

26000-26057 Metro-Vickers/L.N.E.R. Bo-Bo; 1941/50-81; Class EM1; 26000 was formerly L.N.E.R. no 6000; TOPS numbers 76 001--057; Class 76

600V d.c. 3rd rail and overhead

26500-26501 Brush/Thomson-Houston (N.E.R.) Bo-Bo; 1903-64; Class ES1; formerly L.N.E.R. nos 6480-1, N.E.R. and pre-1946 nos; 1-2

1500V d.c. overhead

26502-26511 N.E.R. Bo-Bo; 1914-50; Class EB1; formerly L.N.E.R. nos 6490-9, N.E.R. and pre-1946 nos: 3-12; 26510 remained in departmental stock until 1963

26600 L.N.E.R. 2-Co-2; 1922-50; Class EE1; formerly L.N.E.R. no 6999, N.E.R. and pre-1946 no 13

27000-27006 Metro-Vickers/E.R. Co-Co; 1953-68; Class EM2

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