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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 1701 m/e 06/1894
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 7243 m/e 05/1946
British Railways 67243 m/e 05/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Worsdell
Class G5
Company History NER/LNER
Wheels 0-4-4T
Builder Darlington Works
Order Number A177
To Service During 06/1894
Withdrawal Mon 19/09/1955
Service Life 61 yrs, 3 mths , 19 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 06/1894
SUN Sunderland on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
   Withdrawn on 19/09/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 19/09/1955

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
08/1929 Vacuum Ejector fitted


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
29/02/1948 Darlington Works New 'L.1's' are completed up to No. 9010. No. 9001 has returned to N.Rd with a damaged buffer beam. Nos. 9002-9006 are still working from Darlington and Nos. 9007-9010 have not yet been handed over to the shed. Nos. 9004/5 are Darlington 2023/4 of 1948, both bearing a January paint date. Locomotives for shops during February included Nos. 510, 804, 822, 2933, 2937, 2993, 3279, 3298, 3375, 3420, 4756, 5063, 5612, 5691, 5878, 7266, 7604, 7608, 8235, 8248, 8250, 8273, 8277, 8427, 8730, 9419, 9834, 9838 an 9875. Of these Nos. 3279, 5063 and 9419 are in the scrap yard, No. 9419 being cut up at the end of February. Locomotives ex shops during February included Nos. 937, 1069, 2354, 2382, 2386, 2982, 3260, 3370, 3373, 3374, 5645, 5646, 5663, 5716, 5769, 5805, 7243, 7334, 8230, 8272, 8310, 8402, 8433, 8727, 8729, 8748, 9097, 9118, 9376 an 9780. 'B.1' No. 1069 is painted green and lettered 'British Railways' as No. 1289 (NBL 26190/47) SLS/194804

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1894 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 1701
Built at Darlington Works
   
08/1929 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
05/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 7243    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Sunderland (SUN)    
05/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 67243    
19/09/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 67243    

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