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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 2817 m/e 10/1930
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 1617 on 09/02/1946
British Railways 61617 w/e 26/06/1948

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley / E. Thompson
Class B2
Company History LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Steam Brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 10/1930
Withdrawal Mon 11/08/1958
Scrapping During 08/1958
Service Life 27 yrs, 10 mths , 12 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 10/1930
CAM Cambridge on 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn on 11/08/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC KX Kings Cross on 05/01/1947
ALLOC HITL Hitchin (GNR) w/e 12/06/1948
ALLOC SHF Sheffield Darnall w/e 25/06/1949
WDN 39B Sheffield Darnall on 08/05/1950
WDN   on 11/08/1958

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1930 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 2817, name: FORD CASTLE
Built at Darlington Works
09/02/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1617    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Cambridge (CAM)    
26/06/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 61617    
11/08/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 61617    

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