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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GER 1238 m/e 01/1911
LNER (1924) 8238 y/e 1924
LNER (1946) 5588 m/e 08/1946
BR 65588 m/e 02/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class J17
Company History GER/LNER
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number T67
To Service During 01/1911
Withdrawal Mon 29/05/1961
Service Life 50 yrs, 4 mths , 28 dys
Information Vacuum Ejector and Steam Heat connector fitted in order to allow passenger work on the M&GN

Allocations
Code Name From Date
SL South Lynn 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
31A Cambridge 4w/e 20/01/1951
33A Plaistow 4w/e 22/03/1952
32A Norwich Thorpe 5w/e 18/06/1955
32G Melton Constable 4w/e 16/03/1957
32C Lowestoft 5w/e 15/11/1958
32A Norwich Thorpe w/e 18/06/1960
   Withdrawn 29/05/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1911 To Service To service as GER Number 1238
Built at Stratford Works
   
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 8238    
03/1928 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
03/1928 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 5588    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - South Lynn (SL)    
02/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 65588    
20/01/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (31A)    
22/03/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Plaistow (33A)    
18/06/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
16/03/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Melton Constable (32G)    
15/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Lowestoft (32C)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
05/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 65588    

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