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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1946) 1281   27/01/1948
BR 61281   22/12/1949

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 26182
Brakes (when built) Steam Brake
To Service Sat 27/01/1948 to Lincoln (LIN)
Withdrawal Sat 19/02/1966 off Colwick (16B)
Scrapping During 05/1966 at Birds (Long Marston)
Service Life 18 yrs , 23 dys

Notes
Notes Sold 5/66 for scrap to Birds, Long Marston

Allocations
Code Name From Date
LIN Lincoln (New) 27/01/1948
40B Immingham 19/02/1956
38A Colwick 01/06/1958
   Withdrawn 19/02/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW LIN Lincoln 27/01/1948
ALLOC 40B Immingham 4w/e 25/02/1956
ALLOC 40E Langwith Junction 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 16B Colwick 5w/e 08/01/1966
WDN   w/e 19/02/1966

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
27/01/1948 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 9918)
22/12/1949 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 3699)
03/11/1951 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28356)
28/10/1953 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28409)
02/09/1955 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28449)
14/06/1957 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28291)
10/06/1959 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28404)
09/03/1962 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28859)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 12/11/1949 22/12/1949 41 days General
Boiler number 3699 (Diagram 100A)
Renumbered to BR 61281
 
Gorton Works 23/12/1949 29/12/1949 7 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 29/08/1951 03/11/1951 67 days General
Boiler number 28356 (Diagram 100A)
 
Gorton Works 06/11/1951 10/11/1951 5 days Unclassified  
Doncaster Works 29/09/1953 28/10/1953 30 days General
Boiler number 28409 (Diagram 100A)
 
Darlington Works 20/07/1955 02/09/1955 45 days General
Boiler number 28449 (Diagram 100A)
 
Darlington Works 17/05/1957 14/06/1957 29 days General
Boiler number 28291 (Diagram 100A)
 
Doncaster Works 12/05/1959 10/06/1959 30 days General
Boiler number 28404 (Diagram 100A)
 
Doncaster Works 02/03/1960 14/03/1960 13 days Unclassified  
Doncaster Works 10/10/1960 01/11/1960 23 days Unclassified  
Doncaster Works 14/02/1962 09/03/1962 24 days General
Boiler number 28859 (Diagram 100A)
 
Darlington Works 29/08/1963 11/09/1963 14 days Unclassified  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
27/01/1948 To Service To service as LNER Number 1281
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 26182
Allocated to Lincoln (LIN)
Diagram 100A boiler fitted
   
12/11/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 12/11/1949. Dep: 22/12/1949.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3699 (Diagram 100A)
Renumbered to BR 61281
   
23/12/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 23/12/1949. Dep: 29/12/1949.    
29/08/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 29/08/1951. Dep: 03/11/1951.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28356 (Diagram 100A)
   
06/11/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 06/11/1951. Dep: 10/11/1951.    
29/09/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 29/09/1953. Dep: 28/10/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28409 (Diagram 100A)
   
20/07/1955 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 20/07/1955. Dep: 02/09/1955.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28449 (Diagram 100A)
   
19/02/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (40B)    
17/05/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 17/05/1957. Dep: 14/06/1957.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28291 (Diagram 100A)
   
01/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
12/05/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 12/05/1959. Dep: 10/06/1959.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28404 (Diagram 100A)
   
02/03/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 02/03/1960. Dep: 14/03/1960.    
10/10/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 10/10/1960. Dep: 01/11/1960.    
26/02/1961 Sightings Doncaster Works visit.: Around the works. - Erecting shop.   Link
14/02/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 14/02/1962. Dep: 09/03/1962.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28859 (Diagram 100A)
   
29/08/1963 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 29/08/1963. Dep: 11/09/1963.    
19/02/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 61281 from Colwick (16B)    
05/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Birds: Long Marston    

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