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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
LNER (1924) 3685   27/04/1943
LNER (1946 1st) 873   Not applied
LNER (1946 2nd) 973   03/11/1946
BR 60973   07/05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class V2
Company History LNER
Wheels 2-6-2
Builder Darlington Works
Works Number 1914
To Service Mon 27/04/1943 to Haymarket (HAY)
Withdrawal Mon 24/01/1966 off Dundee Tay Bridge (62B)
Scrapping During 03/1966 at P.W. McLellan (Langloan)
Service Life 22 yrs, 8 mths , 28 dys

Notes
Notes Sold for scrap to P & W McLellan, Langloan, 3/66

Allocations
Code Name From Date
HAY Haymarket (New) 27/04/1943
ABD Aberdeen Ferryhill m/e 07/1943
DEE Dundee Tay Bridge m/e 10/1943
ABD Aberdeen Ferryhill 11/04/1945
PTH Perth (LNER) 30/05/1960
62B Dundee Tay Bridge 09/07/1962
   Withdrawn 24/01/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 63A Perth South 4w/e 04/06/1960
ALLOC 62B Dundee Tay Bridge 6w/e 18/08/1962
WDN   w/e 24/01/1966

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
27/04/1943 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 3373)
27/04/1946 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 3229)
17/10/1947 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 3101)
09/04/1949 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 3099)
05/07/1952 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 29548)
28/10/1955 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 29459)
06/07/1957 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 29413)
14/08/1959 Automatic Train Control (ATC) fitted
04/06/1962 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 3006)
23/01/1965 Diagram 109 boiler fitted (number 29466)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 30/08/1944 23/09/1944 25 days General  
Darlington Works 18/03/1946 27/04/1946 41 days General
Boiler number 3229 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 03/09/1947 17/10/1947 45 days General
Boiler number 29497 (Diagram 109)
 
Cowlairs Works 04/03/1948 13/03/1948 10 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 09/04/1948 07/05/1948 29 days Light Repair
Renumbered to BR 60973
 
Cowlairs Works 10/01/1949 22/01/1949 13 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 08/03/1949 09/04/1949 33 days General
Boiler number 3099 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 19/02/1951 17/03/1951 27 days Heavy Intermediate  
Darlington Works 09/06/1952 05/07/1952 27 days General
Boiler number 29548 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 20/01/1954 27/02/1954 39 days Heavy Intermediate  
Darlington Works 04/03/1954 06/03/1954 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 12/03/1954 17/03/1954 6 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 22/03/1954 22/03/1954 1 day Unclassified  
Darlington Works 28/09/1955 28/10/1955 31 days General
Boiler number 29459 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 31/05/1957 06/07/1957 37 days General
Boiler number 29413 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 09/07/1957 10/07/1957 2 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 29/07/1957 02/08/1957 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 03/04/1958 14/05/1958 42 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 29/06/1959 14/08/1959 47 days Heavy Intermediate
Automatic Train Control (ATC) fitted
 
Darlington Works 20/08/1959 03/09/1959 15 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 04/01/1960 08/01/1960 5 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 30/04/1962 04/06/1962 36 days General
Boiler number 3006 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 15/06/1962 09/07/1962 25 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 24/10/1962 02/11/1962 10 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 10/04/1964 22/05/1964 43 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 09/12/1964 23/01/1965 46 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 29466 (Diagram 109)
 
Darlington Works 25/01/1965 28/01/1965 4 days Unclassified  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
27/04/1943 To Service To service as LNER Number 3685
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number 1914
Allocated to Haymarket (HAY)
Diagram 109 boiler fitted
   
07/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdeen Ferryhill (ABD)    
10/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Dundee Tay Bridge (DEE)    
30/08/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 30/08/1944. Dep: 23/09/1944.    
11/04/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdeen Ferryhill (ABD)    
1946 Number Allocated Allocated number 873 but not taken up    
18/03/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 18/03/1946. Dep: 27/04/1946.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3229 (Diagram 109)
   
03/11/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 973    
03/09/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 03/09/1947. Dep: 17/10/1947.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 29497 (Diagram 109)
   
04/03/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 04/03/1948. Dep: 13/03/1948.    
09/04/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 09/04/1948. Dep: 07/05/1948.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to BR 60973
   
10/01/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Cowlairs Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 10/01/1949. Dep: 22/01/1949.    
08/03/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 08/03/1949. Dep: 09/04/1949.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3099 (Diagram 109)
   
19/02/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 19/02/1951. Dep: 17/03/1951.    
09/06/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 09/06/1952. Dep: 05/07/1952.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 29548 (Diagram 109)
   
20/01/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 20/01/1954. Dep: 27/02/1954.    
04/03/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 04/03/1954. Dep: 06/03/1954.    
12/03/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 12/03/1954. Dep: 17/03/1954.    
22/03/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 22/03/1954. Dep: 22/03/1954.    
28/09/1955 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 28/09/1955. Dep: 28/10/1955.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 29459 (Diagram 109)
   
31/05/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 31/05/1957. Dep: 06/07/1957.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 29413 (Diagram 109)
   
09/07/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 09/07/1957. Dep: 10/07/1957.    
29/07/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 29/07/1957. Dep: 02/08/1957.    
03/04/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 03/04/1958. Dep: 14/05/1958.    
29/06/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 29/06/1959. Dep: 14/08/1959.
Work undertaken:
Automatic Train Control (ATC) fitted
   
20/08/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 20/08/1959. Dep: 03/09/1959.    
04/01/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 04/01/1960. Dep: 08/01/1960.    
30/05/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Perth (LNER) (PTH)    
30/04/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (General) - Arr: 30/04/1962. Dep: 04/06/1962.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3006 (Diagram 109)
   
15/06/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 15/06/1962. Dep: 09/07/1962.    
09/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Dundee Tay Bridge (62B)    
24/10/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 24/10/1962. Dep: 02/11/1962.    
10/04/1964 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 10/04/1964. Dep: 22/05/1964.    
09/12/1964 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 09/12/1964. Dep: 23/01/1965.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 29466 (Diagram 109)
   
25/01/1965 Works Visit Works Visit - Darlington Works (Unclassified) - Arr: 25/01/1965. Dep: 28/01/1965.    
24/01/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 60973 from Dundee Tay Bridge (62B)    
03/1966 Scrapped Broken up by McLellans: Langloan    

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