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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 1449 on 05/10/1926
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 4701   03/11/1946
British Railways 64701   02/06/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class J39
Company History LNER
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service Fri 05/10/1926 to Newport (Teeside) (NPT)
Withdrawal Fri 16/11/1962 off Sunderland (52G)
Scrapping During 02/1963
Service Life 36 yrs, 1 mth , 11 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Darlington

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NPT Newport (Teeside) (New) on 05/10/1926
MID Middlesbrough on 07/04/1930
NPT Newport (Teeside) on 23/01/1936
DAR Darlington on 23/03/1943
BLA Blaydon on 16/07/1943
GHD Gateshead on 18/09/1949
52B Heaton on 07/07/1957
52G Sunderland on 13/12/1959
   Withdrawn on 16/11/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC GHD Gateshead w/e 24/09/1949
ALLOC 52B Heaton 4w/e 13/07/1957
ALLOC 54A Sunderland 4w/e 26/12/1959
WDN   on 16/11/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/10/1926 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 1904)
22/11/1932 Westinghouse Brake removed
22/11/1932 Steam Brake fitted
20/03/1935 Diagram 97 boiler fitted
27/04/1937 Steam Reverse Removed
27/04/1937 Screw Reverse fitted
27/04/1937 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2099)
17/06/1939 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2710)
23/05/1941 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2143)
20/04/1944 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 1907)
02/03/1946 Diagram 97 boiler fitted
05/06/1948 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2663)
12/07/1958 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27555)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 02/02/1930 19/03/1930 46 days General  
Darlington Works 13/10/1932 22/11/1932 41 days General
Steam Brake fitted
 
Darlington Works 09/05/1934 05/07/1934 58 days Heavy  
Darlington Works 18/07/1934 21/07/1934 4 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 14/02/1935 20/03/1935 35 days General
Boiler number 1902 (Diagram 97)
 
Darlington Works 27/03/1937 27/04/1937 32 days General
Boiler number 2099 (Diagram 97)
Screw Reverse fitted
 
Darlington Works 04/05/1939 17/06/1939 45 days General
Boiler number 2710 (Diagram 97)
 
Darlington Works 21/04/1941 23/05/1941 33 days General
Boiler number 2143 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 21/03/1944 20/04/1944 31 days General
Boiler number 1907 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 02/06/1945 16/06/1945 15 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 26/01/1946 02/03/1946 36 days General
Boiler number 27455 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 12/03/1946 16/03/1946 5 days Unclassified  
Cowlairs Works 06/07/1946 27/07/1946 22 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 20/11/1946 30/11/1946 11 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 07/04/1948 05/06/1948 60 days General
Boiler number 2663 (Diagram 97)
Renumbered to BR 64701
 
Cowlairs Works 27/09/1950 27/10/1950 31 days Heavy Intermediate  
Cowlairs Works 01/02/1954 27/02/1954 27 days General
Boiler number 2714 (Diagram 97)
 
Gateshead Works 11/10/1954 17/12/1954 68 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 24/06/1958 12/07/1958 19 days General
Boiler number 27555 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 17/02/1959 24/03/1959 36 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 03/05/1960 14/06/1960 43 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 19/01/1962 20/02/1962 33 days Light Casual  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/10/1926 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 1449
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to Newport (Teeside) (NPT)
Diagram 97 boiler fitted
   
07/04/1930 Allocation Reallocated to Middlesbrough (MID)    
23/01/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Newport (Teeside) (NPT)    
23/03/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
16/07/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (BLA)    
03/11/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 4701    
18/09/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (GHD)    
07/07/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (52B)    
13/12/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (52G)    
16/11/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 64701 from Sunderland (52G)    

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