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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 3497   22/03/1924
LNER (1946) 3942   28/07/1946
BR 63942 w/e 22/05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class O2
Company History GNR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Doncaster Works
Order Number -
Works Number 1587
Brakes (when built) Vacuum Brakes fitted
To Service Sun 22/03/1924 to New England (NWE)
Withdrawal Sun 08/09/1963 off Grantham (34F)
Scrapping During 02/1964 at Locomotive Works (Doncaster)
Service Life 39 yrs, 5 mths , 17 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NWE New England (New) 22/03/1924
DON Doncaster 10/02/1943
CLK Colwick 23/01/1944
NWE New England 24/09/1944
DON Doncaster 30/11/1945
LNG Langwith Junction 27/10/1946
36A Doncaster 25/06/1950
36E Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) 31/01/1960
34F Grantham 26/11/1961
   Withdrawn 08/09/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC DON Doncaster m/e 03/12/1945
ALLOC LNG Langwith Junction w/e 02/11/1946
ALLOC 36A Doncaster m/e 30/06/1950
ALLOC 36E Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) 4w/e 20/02/1960
ALLOC 34F Grantham 5w/e 09/12/1961
WDN   08/09/1963

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
22/03/1924 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 7711)
30/04/1932 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 7515)
09/05/1936 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 8859)
17/10/1942 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 7716)
21/09/1946 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 8857)
23/10/1950 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 21002)
13/10/1952 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 21059)
22/04/1961 Diagram 2 boiler fitted (number 21070)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Doncaster Works 04/01/1927 02/04/1927 89 days General  
Doncaster Works 22/06/1929 27/07/1929 36 days General  
Doncaster Works 26/03/1932 30/04/1932 36 days General
Boiler number 7515 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 26/05/1934 23/06/1934 29 days General  
Doncaster Works 11/04/1936 09/05/1936 29 days General
Boiler number 8859 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 06/03/1937 20/03/1937 15 days Light Repair  
Doncaster Works 25/06/1938 02/07/1938 8 days General  
Doncaster Works 18/05/1940 08/06/1940 22 days General  
Doncaster Works 19/04/1941 26/04/1941 8 days Light Repair  
Doncaster Works 19/09/1942 17/10/1942 29 days General
Boiler number 7716 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 24/06/1944 29/07/1944 36 days General  
Doncaster Works 17/08/1946 21/09/1946 36 days General
Boiler number 8857 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 11/04/1948 19/05/1948 39 days General
Renumbered to BR 63942
 
Doncaster Works 20/09/1950 23/10/1950 34 days General
Boiler number 21002 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 10/09/1952 13/10/1952 34 days General
Boiler number 21059 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 06/02/1957 09/03/1957 32 days Heavy Intermediate  
Doncaster Works 20/03/1961 22/04/1961 34 days General
Boiler number 21070 (Diagram 2)
 
Doncaster Works 26/02/1962 02/06/1962 97 days Heavy Casual  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
22/03/1924 To Service To service as LNER Number 3497
Built at Doncaster Works, Works Number 1587
Allocated to New England (NWE)
Diagram 2 boiler fitted
   
04/01/1927 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 04/01/1927. Dep: 02/04/1927.    
22/06/1929 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 22/06/1929. Dep: 27/07/1929.    
26/03/1932 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 26/03/1932. Dep: 30/04/1932.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7515 (Diagram 2)
   
26/05/1934 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 26/05/1934. Dep: 23/06/1934.    
11/04/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 11/04/1936. Dep: 09/05/1936.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8859 (Diagram 2)
   
06/03/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 06/03/1937. Dep: 20/03/1937.    
25/06/1938 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 25/06/1938. Dep: 02/07/1938.    
18/05/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 18/05/1940. Dep: 08/06/1940.    
19/04/1941 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 19/04/1941. Dep: 26/04/1941.    
19/09/1942 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 19/09/1942. Dep: 17/10/1942.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7716 (Diagram 2)
   
10/02/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
23/01/1944 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (CLK)    
24/06/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 24/06/1944. Dep: 29/07/1944.    
24/09/1944 Allocation Reallocated to New England (NWE)    
30/11/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
28/07/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 3942    
17/08/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 17/08/1946. Dep: 21/09/1946.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 8857 (Diagram 2)
   
27/10/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (LNG)    
11/04/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 11/04/1948. Dep: 19/05/1948.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to BR 63942
   
25/06/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
20/09/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 20/09/1950. Dep: 23/10/1950.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 21002 (Diagram 2)
   
10/09/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 10/09/1952. Dep: 13/10/1952.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 21059 (Diagram 2)
   
06/02/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 06/02/1957. Dep: 09/03/1957.    
31/01/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (36E)    
26/02/1961 Sightings Doncaster Works visit.: Around the works. - Works yard.   Link
20/03/1961 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (General) - Arr: 20/03/1961. Dep: 22/04/1961.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 21070 (Diagram 2)
   
26/11/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Grantham (34F)    
26/02/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Doncaster Works (Heavy Casual) - Arr: 26/02/1962. Dep: 02/06/1962.    
08/09/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 63942 from Grantham (34F)    
02/1964 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Doncaster    

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