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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Pre Grouping 2148 m/e 12/1913
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9855   20/07/1946
British Railways 69855   22/10/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer V. Raven / N. Gresley
Class A8
Company History LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
H112/1913
A826/03/1936
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 12/1913 to Saltburn (SALT)
Withdrawal Mon 25/01/1960 off Sunderland (52G)
Scrapping During 02/1960
Service Life 46 yrs, 1 mth , 26 dys

Notes
Notes Into Darlington for cutting up 25/1/60

Allocations
Code Name From Date
SALT Saltburn (New) m/e 12/1913
GHD Gateshead on 28/05/1928
HTN Heaton on 19/06/1934
NEV Neville Hill on 28/06/1934
HLB Hull Botanic Gardens on 13/10/1942
51K Saltburn on 19/08/1951
54A Sunderland on 15/09/1957
   Withdrawn on 25/01/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 51K Saltburn w/e 25/08/1951
ALLOC 54A Sunderland 4w/e 05/10/1957
TOSTORE   4w/e 30/05/1959
WDN   w/e 25/01/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
12/1913 Diagram 63 boiler fitted (number D261)
22/12/1933 Diagram 63A boiler fitted (number 2467)
04/08/1938 Diagram 63 boiler fitted (number 2377)
18/07/1940 Diagram 63 boiler fitted (number D1282)
18/12/1943 Diagram 63A boiler fitted (number 113)
20/07/1946 Diagram 63A boiler fitted (number 2457)
22/10/1948 Diagram 63A boiler fitted (number 2664)
21/10/1950 Diagram 63A boiler fitted (number 24687)
14/02/1953 Diagram 63B boiler fitted (number 24742)
26/03/1955 Diagram 63B boiler fitted (number 24730)
16/11/1956 Diagram 63C boiler fitted (number 24693)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 23/02/1923 17/05/1923 84 days General  
Darlington Works 14/08/1923 29/08/1923 16 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 04/03/1925 13/07/1925 132 days General  
Darlington Works 27/07/1925 31/07/1925 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 10/08/1925 31/08/1925 22 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 30/03/1927 28/06/1927 91 days General  
Gateshead Works 19/02/1929 16/04/1929 57 days General  
Gateshead Works 25/11/1930 21/01/1931 58 days General  
Gateshead Works 29/01/1931 17/02/1931 20 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 19/07/1932 04/08/1932 17 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 06/11/1933 22/12/1933 47 days General
Boiler number 2467 (Diagram 63A)
 
Darlington Works 17/01/1936 26/03/1936 70 days Rebuilding  
Darlington Works 20/06/1938 04/08/1938 46 days General
Boiler number 2377 (Diagram 63)
 
Darlington Works 05/08/1939 10/10/1939 67 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 20/06/1940 18/07/1940 29 days General
Boiler number D1282 (Diagram 63)
 
Darlington Works 19/11/1943 18/12/1943 30 days General
Boiler number 113 (Diagram 63A)
 
Darlington Works 19/12/1944 06/02/1945 50 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 17/06/1946 20/07/1946 34 days General
Boiler number 2457 (Diagram 63A)
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 9855
 
Darlington Works 18/09/1948 22/10/1948 35 days General
Boiler number 2664 (Diagram 63A)
Renumbered to BR 69855
 
Darlington Works 11/11/1948 24/11/1948 14 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 19/09/1950 21/10/1950 33 days General
Positive lub. drive fitted
Boiler number 24687 (Diagram 63A)
 
Darlington Works 30/01/1952 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 03/03/1952 24/03/1952 22 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 04/08/1952 14/02/1953 195 days General
Boiler number 24742 (Diagram 63B)
 
Darlington Works 16/02/1953 19/02/1953 4 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 02/07/1953 15/07/1953 14 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 15/10/1954 19/11/1954 36 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 28/02/1955 26/03/1955 27 days General
Boiler number 24730 (Diagram 63B)
 
Darlington Works 28/03/1955 30/03/1955 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 03/12/1955 15/12/1955 13 days Light Casual
After collision
 
Darlington Works 12/10/1956 16/11/1956 36 days General
Boiler number 24693 (Diagram 63C)
 
Darlington Works 11/03/1957 27/03/1957 17 days Light Casual
After collision
 

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/10/1957 Sunderland MPD This shed now has the following A8's 69852/4/5/8/9/62/72/8/89 and in addition 69873/83/93 are sub-shedded at Durham having replaced G5's. SLS/195711
31/05/1959 Class A8 4-6-2T (Sunderland) All the locomotives of this class were noted stored during May viz.-Borough Gardens 69852/6/8/70, Darlington 69887, Saltburn 69869, Selby 69861, Sunderland 69850/3/4/5/7/9/73/4/5/8/83, Thornaby 69860, West Hartlepool 69867/77/85, York 69886. SLS/195907

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1913 To Service      
28/05/1928 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (GHD)    
19/06/1934 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (HTN)    
28/06/1934 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (NEV)    
13/10/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Botanic Gardens (HLB)    
19/08/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Saltburn (51K)    
15/09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (54A)    
25/01/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 69855 from Sunderland (52G)    

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