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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 159 m/e 03/1925
LNER (1946) 1848 m/e 05/1946
BR 61848 m/e 03/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class K3
Company History GNR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
K303/1925
Wheels 2-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Brakes (when built) Vacuum Brake
To Service During 03/1925
Withdrawal Sun 16/09/1962
Scrapping During y/e 1963
Service Life 37 yrs, 6 mths , 19 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NWE New England 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
39B Sheffield Darnall 4w/e 19/06/1954
40A Lincoln 4w/e 23/10/1954
   Withdrawn 16/09/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC GOR Gorton w/e 29/01/1949
ALLOC 39B Sheffield Darnall 4w/e 19/06/1954
ALLOC 40A Lincoln 4w/e 18/09/1954
WDN   16/09/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
11/1931 Long Travel Valves fitted


Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1925 To Service To service as LNER Number 159
Built at Darlington Works
   
11/1931 Modification Modification: Long Travel Valves fitted    
05/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 1848    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - New England (NWE)    
03/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 61848    
19/06/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Darnall (39B)    
23/10/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (40A)    
16/09/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 61848    

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