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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 2979   15/06/1932
LNER (1946) 4840   25/08/1946
BR 64840   04/02/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class J39
Company History LNER
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Brakes (when built) Steam brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service Tue 15/06/1932 to Eastfield (EFD)
Withdrawal Tue 27/11/1962 off Ardsley (56B)
Scrapping During 03/1963
Service Life 30 yrs, 5 mths , 12 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Gorton

Allocations
Code Name From Date
EFD Eastfield (New) 15/06/1932
ABD Aberdeen Ferryhill 17/04/1943
DEE Dundee Tay Bridge 12/12/1943
CAR Carlisle Canal 15/06/1946
STR Stratford 24/09/1947
ARD Ardsley 18/09/1949
   Withdrawn 27/11/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC STR Stratford 24/09/1947
WDN   27/11/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
15/06/1932 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number C1798)
20/11/1936 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number C1796)
29/10/1942 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number C1798)
19/07/1945 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2277)
20/04/1951 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27803)
20/02/1954 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27531)
13/04/1957 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27671)
04/06/1960 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27698)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Cowlairs Works 22/06/1932 24/06/1932 3 days Unclassified  
Cowlairs Works 05/07/1934 15/07/1934 11 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 28/08/1934 15/10/1934 49 days General  
Cowlairs Works 13/10/1936 20/11/1936 39 days General
Boiler number 27481 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 25/05/1938 11/07/1938 48 days General  
Cowlairs Works 18/05/1939 19/05/1939 2 days Unclassified  
Cowlairs Works 19/03/1940 13/04/1940 26 days General  
Cowlairs Works 29/09/1942 29/10/1942 31 days General
Boiler number C1798 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 07/08/1944 29/08/1944 23 days General  
Cowlairs Works 30/06/1945 19/07/1945 20 days General
Boiler number 2277 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 21/11/1945 07/12/1945 17 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 24/01/1947 25/01/1947 2 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 14/08/1947 11/09/1947 29 days General  
Gorton Works 19/01/1949 04/02/1949 17 days Light Repair
Renumbered to BR 64840
 
Derby Works 18/02/1951 20/04/1951 62 days General
Boiler number 27803 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 12/12/1952 21/02/1953 72 days Light Casual  
Gorton Works 24/02/1953 28/02/1953 5 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 01/01/1954 20/02/1954 51 days General
Boiler number 27531 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 23/02/1954 02/03/1954 8 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 30/08/1955 16/09/1955 18 days Light Casual  
Gorton Works 12/03/1957 13/04/1957 33 days General
Boiler number 27671 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 12/04/1960 04/06/1960 54 days GI
Boiler number 4973 (Diagram 97)
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
15/06/1932 To Service To service as LNER Number 2979
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to Eastfield (EFD)
Diagram 97 boiler fitted
   
22/06/1932 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 22/06/1932. Dep: 24/06/1932.    
05/07/1934 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 05/07/1934. Dep: 15/07/1934.    
28/08/1934 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 28/08/1934. Dep: 15/10/1934.    
13/10/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 13/10/1936. Dep: 20/11/1936.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27481 (Diagram 97)
   
25/05/1938 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 25/05/1938. Dep: 11/07/1938.    
18/05/1939 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 18/05/1939. Dep: 19/05/1939.    
19/03/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 19/03/1940. Dep: 13/04/1940.    
29/09/1942 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 29/09/1942. Dep: 29/10/1942.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number C1798 (Diagram 97)
   
17/04/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdeen Ferryhill (ABD)    
12/12/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Dundee Tay Bridge (DEE)    
07/08/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 07/08/1944. Dep: 29/08/1944.    
30/06/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 30/06/1945. Dep: 19/07/1945.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 2277 (Diagram 97)
   
21/11/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 21/11/1945. Dep: 07/12/1945.    
15/06/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Carlisle Canal (CAR)    
25/08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 4840    
24/01/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 24/01/1947. Dep: 25/01/1947.    
14/08/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 14/08/1947. Dep: 11/09/1947.    
24/09/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
19/01/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 19/01/1949. Dep: 04/02/1949.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to BR 64840
   
18/09/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (ARD)    
18/02/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Derby Works (General) - Arr: 18/02/1951. Dep: 20/04/1951.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27803 (Diagram 97)
   
12/12/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 12/12/1952. Dep: 21/02/1953.    
24/02/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 24/02/1953. Dep: 28/02/1953.    
01/01/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 01/01/1954. Dep: 20/02/1954.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27531 (Diagram 97)
   
23/02/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 23/02/1954. Dep: 02/03/1954.    
30/08/1955 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 30/08/1955. Dep: 16/09/1955.    
12/03/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 12/03/1957. Dep: 13/04/1957.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27671 (Diagram 97)
   
12/04/1960 Works Visit      
27/11/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 64840 from Ardsley (56B)    

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