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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 2808   26/12/1928
LNER (1946) 1608   09/02/1946
BR 61608 m/e 05/1948

Names Carried
Date From Name
26/12/1928 GUNTON

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class B17
Company History LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
B17/126/12/1928
B17/610/1950
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Works Number 23811
Brakes (when built) Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service Mon 26/12/1928
Withdrawal Mon 14/03/1960
Scrapping During 03/1960
Service Life 31 yrs, 2 mths , 17 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
CAM Cambridge 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
30E Colchester 4w/e 17/11/1956
30A Stratford 5w/e 19/01/1957
30E Colchester 5w/e 14/06/1958
31A Cambridge w/e 20/12/1958
   Withdrawn 14/03/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
26/12/1928 To Service To service as LNER Number 2808, name: GUNTON
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 23811
   
02/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1608    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Cambridge (CAM)    
05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 61608    
17/11/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
19/01/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
20/12/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (31A)    
14/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 61608    

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