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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 1738 on 22/10/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9832 on 17/03/1946
British Railways 69832   27/08/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Hawthorn Leslie
Works Number 3618
To Service Mon 22/10/1925 to Darlington (DAR)
Withdrawal Mon 06/10/1958 off Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)
Scrapping During 10/1958 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 32 yrs, 11 mths , 14 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
DAR Darlington (New) on 22/10/1925
HTN Heaton on 07/12/1925
BLA Blaydon m/e 02/1926
SALT Saltburn on 28/05/1928
DAR Darlington on 17/04/1939
30A Stratford on 08/04/1951
51A Darlington on 20/05/1951
53B Hull Botanic Gardens on 15/09/1957
   Withdrawn on 06/10/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 30A Stratford w/e 14/04/1951
ALLOC 51A Darlington w/e 26/05/1951
ALLOC 53B Hull Botanic Gardens 4w/e 05/10/1957
WDN   on 06/10/1958

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
22/10/1925 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3618)
16/06/1931 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 152)
13/06/1933 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3622)
13/06/1933 Westinghouse Brake removed
13/06/1933 Steam Brake fitted
12/01/1935 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3625)
09/08/1941 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3622)
07/04/1944 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3625)
28/08/1946 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3620)
27/08/1948 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3865)
11/10/1950 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22355)
20/09/1952 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22394)
20/11/1954 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22385)
08/03/1957 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22355)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 04/11/1925 16/11/1925 13 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 22/02/1926 10/03/1926 17 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 08/06/1926 10/06/1926 3 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 11/01/1929 15/03/1929 64 days General  
Darlington Works 29/04/1929 07/05/1929 9 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 06/08/1929 06/09/1929 32 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 08/04/1931 16/06/1931 70 days General
Boiler number 152 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 03/05/1933 13/06/1933 42 days General
Boiler number 3622 (Diagram 18)
Steam Brake fitted
 
Darlington Works 05/11/1934 12/01/1935 69 days General
Boiler number 3625 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 17/01/1935 19/01/1935 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 23/01/1935 13/03/1935 50 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 30/10/1935 07/01/1936 70 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 15/06/1936 30/07/1936 46 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 14/12/1936 06/04/1937 114 days General  
Darlington Works 06/02/1939 29/03/1939 52 days General  
Darlington Works 19/09/1940 02/11/1940 45 days General  
Darlington Works 16/06/1941 09/08/1941 55 days General
Boiler number 3622 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 08/09/1941 11/09/1941 4 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 25/11/1941 29/11/1941 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 18/02/1942 26/02/1942 9 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 05/03/1942 10/03/1942 6 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 17/07/1942 04/08/1942 19 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 28/08/1942 15/09/1942 19 days Heavy  
Darlington Works 20/01/1943 04/02/1943 16 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 13/03/1944 07/04/1944 26 days General
Boiler number 3625 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 02/05/1944 02/05/1944 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 16/05/1944 20/05/1944 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 06/05/1946 28/08/1946 115 days General
Boiler number 3620 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 02/09/1946 11/09/1946 10 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 11/06/1947 11/06/1947 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 29/06/1948 27/08/1948 60 days General
Boiler number 3865 (Diagram 18)
Renumbered to BR 69832
 
Darlington Works 16/09/1948 21/09/1948 6 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 03/08/1949 17/08/1949 15 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 29/08/1949 29/08/1949 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 11/09/1950 11/10/1950 31 days General
Boiler number 22355 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 27/08/1952 20/09/1952 25 days General
Boiler number 22394 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 27/08/1953 27/08/1953 1 day Weighing  
Gorton Works 02/10/1954 20/11/1954 50 days General
Boiler number 22385 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 02/03/1956 17/04/1956 47 days Heavy Casual
After collision
 
Darlington Works 11/02/1957 08/03/1957 26 days General
Boiler number 22355 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 11/03/1957 12/03/1957 2 days Unclassified  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/07/1948 Darlington Works 'L.1's' are completed up to No. 67727 and the last three are almost finished. The paint dates of Nos. 67719-21 are May, Nos. 67722-26 June and No. 67727 July. The Works' Nos. are 2037-2045, in order.
Frames are laid down for the first two 'Pacifics' and it is understood that at least twelve are expected to be completed by the end of the year.
No. 7306 the first 'G.5' to be withdrawn is in the scrap yard, together with No. 5115. A start was made on cutting-up 'C.7's' Nos. 2973 an 2982 during W/E 3/7/48 and these will be followed by No. 2954. Further engines of this class have arrived in the Works' road at the shed, and it is expected they will all be scrapped, they are as follows:-Nos. 2975, 2981, 2983, 2988 an 2995. 'J.93' No. 8488 arrived on a truck and was cut-up W/E 29/5/48. Easingwold Rly. No. 2 is still in the Works' yard in a very forlorn condition. The North Sunderland Rly. diesel Lady Armstrong has also been there for a considerable time; No. 8089 is at present working on the N.S. Rly. The frames of two ex G.N.R. 'Atlantic's' (still complete with cylinders) have been shortened and are being used back to back as a boiler wagon. 'B.1' No. 61014 is ex works painted black and fully lined, but minus name plates-the name being chalked on one side of the smokebox. Other locomotives noted painted black and fully lined include Nos. 60834, 60942, 61019 an 62751.
Locomotives ex works to July 3rd, include:-Nos. 60919, 61410, 62724, 63282/90, 63345, 65024/64, 65575, 65673, 65708/54/62/75, 65816/41, 67613/29, 68245, 68307/58/91, 68706/61, 69771/98, 69833/37, 69854/66 an 69917. Locomotives for works during the same period include:-Nos. 509, 824/98, 920, 1012/19, 2375/79, 2706/61/68, 3250/64, 5099, 5670/92, 5774, 7246/95, 7305/06, 7603/05/10/16/30/35/61/78/90, 8262/91, 8358/60/93, 8434, 9781/82, 9832/52/57/82/85/93 an 61420.
SLS/194808

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
22/10/1925 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 1738
Built at Hawthorn Leslie, Works Number 3618
Allocated to Darlington (DAR)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
07/12/1925 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (HTN)    
02/1926 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (BLA)    
28/05/1928 Allocation Reallocated to Saltburn (SALT)    
17/04/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
17/03/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9832    
08/04/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
20/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
15/09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)    
06/10/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 69832 from Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)    

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