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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 1928   14/05/1938
LNER (1946) 4956   22/09/1946
BR 64956   19/10/1950

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) Vacuum Brake
To Service Tue 14/05/1938 to Ipswich (IPS)
Withdrawal Tue 15/03/1960 off Tilbury (33B)
Scrapping During 03/1960
Service Life 21 yrs, 10 mths , 1 dy

Notes
Notes Cut up at Stratford

Allocations
Code Name From Date
IPS Ipswich (New) 14/05/1938
MAR March 11/05/1939
GRA Grantham 12/05/1942
RET Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) 13/10/1946
36A Doncaster 17/08/1952
33A Plaistow 26/05/1957
33B Tilbury 31/10/1959
   Withdrawn 15/03/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 4w/e 06/09/1952
ALLOC 33A Plaistow 4w/e 15/06/1957
ALLOC 33B Tilbury 4w/e 28/11/1959
WDN   15/03/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
14/05/1938 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2932)
11/11/1944 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 4915)
19/10/1950 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 4991)
16/06/1953 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27781)
24/11/1956 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27776)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 01/09/1940 19/10/1940 49 days General  
Cowlairs Works 11/03/1943 27/06/1943 109 days General  
Gorton Works 12/09/1944 11/11/1944 61 days General
Boiler number 4915 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 21/10/1945 12/01/1946 84 days General  
Gorton Works 08/06/1947 01/08/1947 55 days Light Repair  
Stratford Works 24/09/1947 20/04/1947 -156 days General  
Derby Works 12/08/1950 19/10/1950 69 days General
Boiler number 4991 (Diagram 97)
Renumbered to BR 64956
 
Stratford Works 04/05/1953 16/06/1953 44 days General
Boiler number 27781 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 25/11/1956 24/11/1956 0 General  
Stratford Works 26/09/1957 02/10/1957 7 days Light Casual
A.T.C. & Continuous blow-down fitted
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
14/05/1938 To Service To service as LNER Number 1928
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to Ipswich (IPS)
Diagram 97 boiler fitted
   
11/05/1939 Allocation Reallocated to March (MAR)    
01/09/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 01/09/1940. Dep: 19/10/1940.    
12/05/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Grantham (GRA)    
11/03/1943 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 11/03/1943. Dep: 27/06/1943.    
12/09/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 12/09/1944. Dep: 11/11/1944.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4915 (Diagram 97)
   
21/10/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 21/10/1945. Dep: 12/01/1946.    
22/09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 4956    
13/10/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (RET)    
08/06/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 08/06/1947. Dep: 01/08/1947.    
24/09/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 24/09/1947. Dep: 20/04/1947.    
12/08/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Derby Works (General) - Arr: 12/08/1950. Dep: 19/10/1950.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4991 (Diagram 97)
Renumbered to BR 64956
   
17/08/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
04/05/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (General) - Arr: 04/05/1953. Dep: 16/06/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27781 (Diagram 97)
   
24/11/1956 Modification Diagram 97 number 27776 boiler fitted    
25/11/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 25/11/1956. Dep: 24/11/1956.    
26/05/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Plaistow (33A)    
26/09/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 26/09/1957. Dep: 02/10/1957.
Work undertaken:
A.T.C. & Continuous blow-down fitted
   
31/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Tilbury (33B)    
15/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 64956 from Tilbury (33B)    

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