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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GCR 538 m/e 11/1906
LNER (1924) 5538 m/e 04/1926
LNER (1946) 8209 m/e 06/1946
BR 68209 m/e 04/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class J63
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
J6311/1906
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Gorton Works
Brakes (when built) Steam brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 11/1906
Withdrawal During 01/1955
Scrapping During y/e 1955
Service Life 48 yrs , 2 mths

Allocations
Code Name From Date
IMM Immingham 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
6E Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 26/01/1952
   Withdrawn m/e 01/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 6E Wrexham Rhosddu 4w/e 26/01/1952
WDN   w/e 05/02/1955

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1906 To Service To service as GCR Number 538
Built at Gorton Works
   
04/1926 Renumbered Renumbered to 5538    
06/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8209    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Immingham (IMM)    
04/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 68209    
26/01/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Wrexham Rhosddu (6E)    
01/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 68209    

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