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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 2859   11/06/1936
LNER (1946) 1659 m/e 10/1946
BR 61659 m/e 04/1948

Names Carried
Date From Name
11/06/1936 EAST ANGLIAN

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class B17
Company History LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
B17/411/06/1936
B17/509/1937
B17/604/1951
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Brakes (when built) Vacuum Brake
To Service Mon 11/06/1936
Withdrawal Mon 14/03/1960
Scrapping During 03/1960
Service Life 23 yrs, 9 mths , 3 dys
Information This engine received a 100A boiler in 7/49 but was not reclassified B17/6 until the streamline casing was removed in 1951

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NOR Norwich Thorpe 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
32D Yarmouth South Town 4w/e 21/07/1951
32A Norwich Thorpe 5w/e 16/02/1952
32D Yarmouth South Town 4w/e 20/06/1953
32C Lowestoft w/e 10/01/1959
   Withdrawn 14/03/1960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
11/06/1936 To Service To service as LNER Number 2859, name: EAST ANGLIAN
Built at Darlington Works
   
10/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1659    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Norwich Thorpe (NOR)    
04/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 61659    
21/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Yarmouth South Town (32D)    
16/02/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
20/06/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Yarmouth South Town (32D)    
10/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Lowestoft (32C)    
14/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 61659    

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