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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 2840   18/05/1933
LNER (1946) 1640 m/e 08/1946
BR 61640 m/e 01/1949

Names Carried
Date From Name
18/05/1933 SOMERLEYTON HALL

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class B17
Company History LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
B17/218/05/1933
B17/605/1955
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Brakes (when built) Steam brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service Sat 18/05/1933
Withdrawal Sat 15/11/1958
Scrapping During 11/1958
Service Life 25 yrs, 5 mths , 28 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
CAM Cambridge 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
   Withdrawn 15/11/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
18/05/1933 To Service To service as LNER Number 2840, name: SOMERLEYTON HALL
Built at Darlington Works
   
08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1640    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Cambridge (CAM)    
01/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 61640    
15/11/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 61640    

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