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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GNR 1647 m/e 05/1914
LNER (1924) 4647   04/10/1924
LNER (1946) 1737   13/04/1946
BR 61737   09/09/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class K2
Company History GNR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
K2/105/1914
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Doncaster Works
Order Number 277
Works Number 1433
Brakes (when built) Vacuum Brake
To Service During 05/1914 to New England (NWE)
Withdrawal Thu 22/11/1956 off Sheffield Darnall (41A)
Scrapping During y/e 1957
Service Life 42 yrs, 6 mths , 23 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Kilmamock

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NWE New England (New) m/e 05/1914
STR Stratford m/e 1925
STR Southend Victoria   21/12/1929
STR Stratford 11/01/1930
32E Yarmouth Vauxhall 02/10/1931
STR Stratford 22/12/1931
NOR Norwich Thorpe 12/12/1941
MAR March 19/02/1945
NOR Norwich Thorpe 07/02/1947
STR Stratford 22/10/1947
NWE New England 17/10/1949
30A Stratford 26/03/1950
38A Colwick 05/10/1952
41A Sheffield Darnall 26/06/1955
   Withdrawn 22/11/1956

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC NOR Norwich Thorpe 07/02/1947
ALLOC STR Stratford w/e 25/10/1947
ALLOC NWE New England w/e 22/10/1949
ALLOC 30A Stratford w/e 01/04/1950
ALLOC 38A Colwick 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 39B Sheffield Darnall 4w/e 16/07/1955
WDN   22/11/1956

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1914 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 7258)
04/10/1924 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 7683)
14/09/1927 Westinghouse Brake fitted
23/08/1930 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 7453)
06/05/1933 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 7255)
31/07/1937 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 8560)
29/04/1945 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 8757)
11/08/1953 Diagram 3 boiler fitted (number 21187)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Doncaster Works 25/08/1921 17/12/1921 115 days General  
Doncaster Works 14/05/1924 04/10/1924 144 days General
New chimney to GE gauge
Boiler number 7683 (Diagram 3)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 4647
 
Doncaster Works 15/06/1926 22/10/1926 130 days General  
Stratford Works 07/09/1927 14/09/1927 8 days Unclassified
Westinghouse brake fitted
Westinghouse Brake fitted
 
Doncaster Works 27/09/1928 15/11/1928 50 days General  
Doncaster Works 05/07/1930 23/08/1930 50 days General
Boiler number 7453 (Diagram 3)
 
Doncaster Works 25/03/1933 06/05/1933 43 days General
Boiler number 7255 (Diagram 3)
 
Doncaster Works 13/04/1935 25/05/1935 43 days General  
Doncaster Works 03/07/1937 31/07/1937 29 days General
Boiler number 8560 (Diagram 3)
 
Doncaster Works 16/04/1938 07/05/1938 22 days General  
Doncaster Works 14/12/1940 11/01/1941 29 days General  
Doncaster Works 08/05/1943 05/06/1943 29 days General  
Cowlairs Works 08/04/1945 29/04/1945 22 days General
Boiler number 8757 (Diagram 3)
 
Stratford Works 15/06/1945 07/07/1945 23 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 03/11/1945 08/12/1945 36 days Light Repair  
Cowlairs Works 22/03/1946 13/07/1946 114 days Light Repair
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 1737
 
Cowlairs Works 14/07/1950 19/09/1950 68 days Heavy Intermediate
Renumbered to BR 61737
 
Cowlairs Works 19/12/1951 01/01/1952 14 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 01/07/1953 11/08/1953 42 days General
Boiler number 21187 (Diagram 3)
 
Cowlairs Works 07/10/1953 27/11/1953 52 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 07/05/1954 26/06/1954 51 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 23/09/1954 16/10/1954 24 days Light Casual  
Cowlairs Works 14/11/1956   No repairs  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1914 To Service To service as GNR Number 1647
Built at Doncaster Works, Works Number 1433
Allocated to New England (NWE)
Diagram 3 boiler fitted
   
25/08/1921 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 25/08/1921. Dep: 17/12/1921.    
14/05/1924 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 14/05/1924. Dep: 04/10/1924.
Work undertaken:
New chimney to GE gauge
Boiler number 7683 (Diagram 3)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 4647
   
1925 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
15/06/1926 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 15/06/1926. Dep: 22/10/1926.    
07/09/1927 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 07/09/1927. Dep: 14/09/1927.
Work undertaken:
Westinghouse brake fitted
Westinghouse Brake fitted
   
27/09/1928 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 27/09/1928. Dep: 15/11/1928.    
21/12/1929 Allocation Reallocated to Southend Victoria (STR)    
11/01/1930 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
05/07/1930 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 05/07/1930. Dep: 23/08/1930.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7453 (Diagram 3)
   
02/10/1931 Allocation Reallocated to Yarmouth Vauxhall (32E)    
22/12/1931 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
25/03/1933 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 25/03/1933. Dep: 06/05/1933.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7255 (Diagram 3)
   
13/04/1935 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 13/04/1935. Dep: 25/05/1935.    
03/07/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 03/07/1937. Dep: 31/07/1937.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8560 (Diagram 3)
   
16/04/1938 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 16/04/1938. Dep: 07/05/1938.    
14/12/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 14/12/1940. Dep: 11/01/1941.    
12/12/1941 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (NOR)    
08/05/1943 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 08/05/1943. Dep: 05/06/1943.    
19/02/1945 Allocation Reallocated to March (MAR)    
08/04/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 08/04/1945. Dep: 29/04/1945.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8757 (Diagram 3)
   
15/06/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Stratford Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 15/06/1945. Dep: 07/07/1945.    
03/11/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 03/11/1945. Dep: 08/12/1945.    
22/03/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 22/03/1946. Dep: 13/07/1946.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 1737
   
07/02/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (NOR)    
22/10/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
17/10/1949 Allocation Reallocated to New England (NWE)    
26/03/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
14/07/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 14/07/1950. Dep: 19/09/1950.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to BR 61737
   
19/12/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 19/12/1951. Dep: 01/01/1952.    
05/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
01/07/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (General) - Arr: 01/07/1953. Dep: 11/08/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 21187 (Diagram 3)
   
07/10/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 07/10/1953. Dep: 27/11/1953.    
07/05/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 07/05/1954. Dep: 26/06/1954.    
23/09/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 23/09/1954. Dep: 16/10/1954.    
26/06/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Darnall (41A)    
14/11/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (No repairs) - Arr: 14/11/1956.    
22/11/1956 Withdrawn Condemned as 61737 from Sheffield Darnall (41A)    

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