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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GER 1559 m/e 02/1921
LNER (1924) 8559 m/e 01/1924
LNER (1942) 7473 m/e Not applied
LNER (1946) 1559 m/e 07/1946
BR 61559 m/e 08/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer S. Holden
Class B12
Company History GER/LNER
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow
Order Number W82
Works Number 153
To Service During 02/1921
Withdrawal Mon 03/09/1951
Service Life 30 yrs, 7 mths , 3 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
STR Stratford 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
30E Colchester 5w/e 23/06/1951
   Withdrawn 03/09/1951

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 30E Colchester w/e 26/05/1951
WDN   03/09/1951

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1928 Vacuum Ejector fitted


Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1921 To Service To service as GER Number 1559
Built at Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow, Works Number 153
   
01/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 8559    
05/1928 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
1942 Number Allocated Allocated number 7473 but not taken up    
07/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1559    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Stratford (STR)    
08/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 61559    
23/06/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
03/09/1951 Withdrawn Condemned as 61559    

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