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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1946) 1280   23/01/1948
BR 61280   28/01/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer E. Thompson
Class B1
Company History LNER
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L963
Works Number 26181
Brakes (when built) Steam Brake
To Service Sun 23/01/1948 to Lincoln (LIN)
Withdrawal Sun 16/09/1962 off March (31B)
Scrapping During 11/1963 at Central Wagon Co. (Wigan)
Service Life 14 yrs, 7 mths , 24 dys

Notes
Notes Sold 11/63 for scrap to Central Wagon Co, Ince

Allocations
Code Name From Date
LIN Lincoln (New) 23/01/1948
38A Colwick 06/04/1952
40A Lincoln 20/04/1952
30A Stratford 14/09/1952
30F Parkeston Quay 08/02/1959
31A Cambridge 12/04/1959
32A Norwich Thorpe 20/11/1960
31B March 04/02/1962
   Withdrawn 16/09/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW LIN Lincoln 23/01/1948
ALLOC 38A Colwick 4w/e 19/04/1952
ALLOC 40A Lincoln 4w/e 17/05/1952
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 30F Parkeston Quay 4w/e 21/02/1959
ALLOC 31A Cambridge 4w/e 18/04/1959
ALLOC 32A Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 26/11/1960
ALLOC 31B March 5w/e 10/03/1962
WDN   16/09/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
23/01/1948 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 9917)
28/01/1950 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 9918)
07/03/1952 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28243)
02/04/1954 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28587)
21/04/1956 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28867)
01/06/1958 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28581)
01/06/1958 Modified bogie springs fitted
27/05/1960 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28432)
27/05/1960 Automatic Warning System (AWS) fitted


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 27/11/1949 28/01/1950 63 days General
Boiler number 9918 (Diagram 100A)
Renumbered to BR 61280
 
Gorton Works 01/02/1950 02/02/1950 2 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 30/01/1952 07/03/1952 38 days General
Boiler number 28243 (Diagram 100A)
 
Stratford Works 10/12/1952 24/01/1953 46 days Heavy Casual  
Stratford Works 16/02/1954 02/04/1954 46 days General
Boiler number 28587 (Diagram 100A)
 
Stratford Works 05/03/1956 21/04/1956 48 days General
Boiler number 28867 (Diagram 100A)
 
Stratford Works 21/04/1958 01/06/1958 42 days General
Boiler number 28581 (Diagram 100A)
Modified bogie springs fitted
 
Stratford Works 13/04/1960 27/05/1960 45 days General
Boiler number 28432 (Diagram 100A)
Automatic Warning System (AWS) fitted
 
Doncaster Works 20/07/1960 23/07/1960 4 days Unclassified  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
23/01/1948 To Service To service as LNER Number 1280
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 26181
Allocated to Lincoln (LIN)
Diagram 100A boiler fitted
   
27/11/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 27/11/1949. Dep: 28/01/1950.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 9918 (Diagram 100A)
Renumbered to BR 61280
   
01/02/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 01/02/1950. Dep: 02/02/1950.    
30/01/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 30/01/1952. Dep: 07/03/1952.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28243 (Diagram 100A)
   
06/04/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
20/04/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (40A)    
14/09/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
10/12/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Heavy Casual) - Arr: 10/12/1952. Dep: 24/01/1953.    
16/02/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 16/02/1954. Dep: 02/04/1954.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28587 (Diagram 100A)
   
05/03/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 05/03/1956. Dep: 21/04/1956.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28867 (Diagram 100A)
   
21/04/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 21/04/1958. Dep: 01/06/1958.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28581 (Diagram 100A)
Modified bogie springs fitted
   
08/02/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Parkeston Quay (30F)    
12/04/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (31A)    
13/04/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 13/04/1960. Dep: 27/05/1960.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28432 (Diagram 100A)
Automatic Warning System (AWS) fitted
   
20/07/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 20/07/1960. Dep: 23/07/1960.    
20/11/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
04/02/1962 Allocation Reallocated to March (31B)    
16/09/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 61280 from March (31B)    
11/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Central Wagon Co.: Wigan    

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