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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 1952   15/06/1938
LNER (1946) 4962   29/06/1946
BR 64962   11/12/1948

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 Wed 15/06/1938 to Ardsley (ARD)
Withdrawal Wed 16/03/1960 off Tilbury (33B)
Scrapping During 03/1960
Service Life 21 yrs, 9 mths , 1 dy

Notes
Notes Cut up at Stratford

Allocations
Code Name From Date
ARD Ardsley (New) 15/06/1938
NWE New England 23/02/1940
STR Stratford 24/06/1940
DON Doncaster 04/07/1940
NWE New England 11/04/1942
GOR Gorton 08/06/1943
39B Sheffield Darnall 08/04/1951
30A Stratford 19/05/1957
33A Plaistow 08/06/1958
33B Tilbury 31/10/1959
   Withdrawn 16/03/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 39B Sheffield Darnall w/e 14/04/1951
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 15/06/1957
ALLOC 33A Plaistow 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 33B Tilbury 4w/e 28/11/1959
WDN   16/03/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
15/06/1938 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2766)
28/12/1940 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 8009)
15/04/1944 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2146)
05/05/1947 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 8006)
11/12/1948 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number E1354)
06/06/1953 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27760)
03/03/1956 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27717)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 31/10/1940 28/12/1940 59 days General
Boiler number 8009 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 30/01/1944 15/04/1944 77 days General
Boiler number 2146 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 20/12/1946 05/05/1947 137 days General
Boiler number 8006 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 14/05/1947 02/06/1947 20 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 07/11/1948 11/12/1948 35 days General
Boiler number E1354 (Diagram 97)
Renumbered to BR 64962
 
Derby Works 10/06/1950 07/09/1950 90 days Light Intermediate  
Derby Works 11/09/1950 05/10/1950 25 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 11/04/1953 06/06/1953 57 days General
Boiler number 27760 (Diagram 97)
 
Gorton Works 18/01/1956 03/03/1956 46 days General
Boiler number 27717 (Diagram 97)
 
Stratford Works 01/09/1958 03/09/1958 3 days Light Casual
Spark arrestor & continuous blow-down fitted
 
Stratford Works 15/12/1958 17/12/1958 3 days Unclassified  
Bow Works 01/01/1959 12/01/1959 12 days Unclassified  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
15/06/1938 To Service To service as LNER Number 1952
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to Ardsley (ARD)
Diagram 97 boiler fitted
   
23/02/1940 Allocation Reallocated to New England (NWE)    
24/06/1940 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
04/07/1940 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
31/10/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 31/10/1940. Dep: 28/12/1940.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8009 (Diagram 97)
   
11/04/1942 Allocation Reallocated to New England (NWE)    
08/06/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (GOR)    
30/01/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 30/01/1944. Dep: 15/04/1944.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 2146 (Diagram 97)
   
29/06/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 4962    
20/12/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 20/12/1946. Dep: 05/05/1947.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8006 (Diagram 97)
   
14/05/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 14/05/1947. Dep: 02/06/1947.    
07/11/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 07/11/1948. Dep: 11/12/1948.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number E1354 (Diagram 97)
Renumbered to BR 64962
   
10/06/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Derby Works (Light Intermediate) - Arr: 10/06/1950. Dep: 07/09/1950.    
11/09/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Derby Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 11/09/1950. Dep: 05/10/1950.    
08/04/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Darnall (39B)    
11/04/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 11/04/1953. Dep: 06/06/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27760 (Diagram 97)
   
18/01/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 18/01/1956. Dep: 03/03/1956.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 27717 (Diagram 97)
   
19/05/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
08/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Plaistow (33A)    
01/09/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 01/09/1958. Dep: 03/09/1958.
Work undertaken:
Spark arrestor & continuous blow-down fitted
   
15/12/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 15/12/1958. Dep: 17/12/1958.    
01/01/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Bow Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 01/01/1959. Dep: 12/01/1959.    
31/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Tilbury (33B)    
16/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 64962 from Tilbury (33B)    

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