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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GER 289 m/e 03/1887
LNER (1924) 7289 y/e 1924
LNER (1946) 8372 on 20/01/1946
BR 68372 m/e 04/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class J66
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
J6603/1887
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number K19
To Service During 03/1887
Withdrawal During 02/1951
Service Life 63 yrs, 11 mths , 2 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 03/1887
CAM Cambridge 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn m/e 02/1951

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
12/02/1948 Stratford Works The following locomotives were seen stripped: Nos. *1518, 2620, 4766, 5391, *7118, *7122, *7148, 7203/18, an 9659, while in the process of being stripped were: Nos. 1623/39/52, 5522, an 8529. The following were in course of erection: Nos. 1046/7, 1609/10/21/31/53/59/61/2/3/6 an 8764; No. 4889 was complete, and No. 1553 was apparently in for examination. Awaiting Works at various points were: Nos. 1509/*44/78, 1624, 2536/63, 2590, 2602, 4663/89, *5360/*80/3, 5400/10/18/52, 5506, *7119/*20. *7130/*1/*2/*5/*6/*7/*44/*7/83, 7219/26/37, *7511/*2, 8168/74, 8213, 8372, *8485/*8/9, 8791/6, 8854 an 9604. *Officially withdrawn. The Paint Shop produced the following all newly painted, lettered 'BRITISH RAILWAYS' in yellow paint and prefixed 'E': Nos. 1056, 4687, 5565, an 8376. No. 8082 was stored here. The first locomotive to have been lettered in the above new style was No. 8619, which in addition was painted green and is now to be seen at Liverpool Street, acting as station pilot. The Running Shed produced the following additional locomotives painted in the new style: Nos. 1045, 1664, an 1667 SLS/194803

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1887 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 289
Built at Stratford Works
   
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7289    
20/01/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8372    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Cambridge (CAM)    
04/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 68372    
02/1951 Withdrawn Condemned as 68372    

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