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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GER 1853 m/e 12/1903
LNER (1924) 8853 y/e 1924
LNER (1942) 7723 y/e Not applied
LNER (1946) 2544 m/e 11/1946
BR 62544 m/e 07/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class D15
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
Claud Hamilton12/1903
D16/211/1929
D16/303/1947
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number D56
To Service During 12/1903
Withdrawal Tue 24/11/1959 off Norwich Thorpe (32A)
Scrapping During 01/1960
Service Life 55 yrs, 11 mths , 25 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 12/1903
YAR Yarmouth South Town 01/01/1948
32A Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 15/06/1957
   Withdrawn 24/11/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 32A Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 15/06/1957
WDN   24/11/1959

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1926 Diagram 26 boiler fitted (Belpaire firebox)
10/1928 Vacuum Ejector fitted
11/1929 Extended Smokebox fitted
03/1947 Superheated LNER Diagram 28A (1936) boiler Fitted
03/1947 Diagram 28A (1936) boiler fitted (Round Top firebox)
03/1947 Decorative Valance over driving wheels retained after rebuilding


Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1903 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 1853
Built at Stratford Works
Diagram 28 boiler fitted
   
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 8853    
05/1926 Modification Diagram 26 boiler fitted    
10/1928 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
11/1929 Modification Modification: Extended Smokebox fitted    
1942 Number Allocated Allocated number 7723 but not taken up    
11/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 2544    
03/1947 Modification Diagram 28A (1936) boiler fitted    
03/1947 Modification Modification: Decorative Valance over driving wheels retained after rebuilding    
03/1947 Modification Modification: Superheated LNER Diagram 28A (1936) boiler Fitted    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Yarmouth South Town (YAR)    
07/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 62544    
15/06/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
24/11/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 62544 from Norwich Thorpe (32A)    

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