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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 1766 on 02/12/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9836   11/08/1946
British Railways 69836   14/05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Hawthorn Leslie
Works Number 3622
To Service Mon 02/12/1925 to Darlington (DAR)
Withdrawal Mon 25/08/1958 off Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)
Scrapping During 09/1958 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 32 yrs, 8 mths , 23 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
DAR Darlington (New) on 02/12/1925
YK York (North) on 14/12/1925
NEV Neville Hill on 07/02/1926
DAR Darlington m/e 03/1926
GHD Gateshead on 20/05/1926
SALT Saltburn on 28/05/1928
DAR Darlington on 22/03/1939
Dar Middleton in Teesdale on 20/05/1939
DAR Darlington on 11/09/1939
NEA Neasden on 29/10/1943
DAR Darlington on 13/02/1945
SALT Saltburn on 13/02/1949
DAR Darlington on 29/01/1950
32A Norwich Thorpe on 11/02/1951
51A Darlington on 12/08/1951
53B Hull Botanic Gardens on 06/07/1952
51A Darlington on 16/06/1957
53B Hull Botanic Gardens on 15/09/1957
   Withdrawn on 25/08/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC SAL Salisbury w/e 19/02/1949
ALLOC DAR Darlington w/e 04/02/1950
ALLOC 32A Norwich Thorpe w/e 11/02/1951
ALLOC 32A Norwich Thorpe on 11/02/1951
ALLOC 51A Darlington on 12/08/1951
ALLOC 53B Hull Botanic Gardens 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 51A Darlington 4w/e 13/07/1957
ALLOC 53B Hull Botanic Gardens 4w/e 05/10/1957
WDN   on 25/08/1958

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
02/12/1925 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3622)
12/04/1933 Westinghouse Brake removed
12/04/1933 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3624)
12/04/1933 Steam Brake fitted
03/04/1935 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3620)
28/11/1936 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3627)
16/10/1940 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3617)
16/08/1943 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3618)
13/04/1945 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3862)
26/04/1951 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22371)
13/06/1953 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22359)
30/04/1955 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22389)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 22/12/1925 23/12/1925 2 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 29/04/1926 03/06/1926 36 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 04/10/1927 30/10/1927 27 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 11/11/1928 14/02/1929 96 days General  
Darlington Works 07/05/1929 04/06/1929 29 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 09/09/1929 07/10/1929 29 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 17/02/1931 10/04/1931 53 days General  
Darlington Works 01/03/1933 12/04/1933 43 days General
Boiler number 3624 (Diagram 18)
Steam Brake fitted
 
Darlington Works 20/05/1933 29/05/1933 10 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 12/09/1934 31/10/1934 50 days Light Repair
After collision
 
Darlington Works 30/01/1935 03/04/1935 64 days General
Boiler number 3620 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 10/09/1936 28/11/1936 80 days General
Boiler number 3627 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 08/11/1938 21/12/1938 44 days General  
Darlington Works 09/09/1940 16/10/1940 38 days General
Boiler number 3617 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 22/10/1940 22/10/1940 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 30/07/1941 27/08/1941 29 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 08/05/1942 21/05/1942 14 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 29/07/1942 12/08/1942 15 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 02/09/1942 09/10/1942 38 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 02/07/1943 16/08/1943 46 days General
Boiler number 3618 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 04/09/1943 14/09/1943 11 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 08/01/1944 12/01/1944 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 27/02/1945 13/04/1945 46 days General
Boiler number 3862 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 07/05/1945 18/05/1945 12 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 13/06/1945 13/07/1945 31 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 11/03/1947 19/04/1947 40 days General  
Darlington Works 30/04/1947 07/05/1947 8 days Unclassified  
Gateshead Works 17/04/1948 14/05/1948 28 days Light Repair
Renumbered to BR 69836
 
Darlington Works 05/01/1949 19/03/1949 74 days General  
Darlington Works 29/03/1949 26/04/1949 29 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 03/05/1949 14/05/1949 12 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 31/05/1949 22/06/1949 23 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 21/03/1951 26/04/1951 37 days General
Boiler number 22371 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 07/04/1952 08/04/1952 2 days Weighing  
Darlington Works 15/05/1953 13/06/1953 30 days General
Boiler number 22359 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 15/06/1953 17/06/1953 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 24/03/1955 30/04/1955 38 days General
Boiler number 22389 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 20/08/1958 20/08/1958 1 day No repairs  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
30/11/1947 Eastfield MPD Further locos. ex Cowlairs Works that have been noted here during November were: Nos. 1728/45, 1764/6 (green, with 1766 snowplough fitted), 2406/31/64/75, 4574, 4605/39, 4817, 4932, 5924, 7465, 8096, 8471, 8957, 9144/62/73. SLS/194801
31/03/1948 Stratford Works The following withdrawn locomotives (all marked 'Darlington') were in the fields behind the new Works: Nos. 5383, 7120/37, 7511/12; with the exception of No. 7137, the rest had gone on 3/4, presumably to Darlington. Nos. 5399, 5410/18, 7130/32 an 8213 (all withdrawn) which were formerly in the fields are now dumped on the road next to the stripping shop. Nos. 7131/35 were being cut up in the Paint Shop. The following W.D. 2-8-0's were newly painted and had been through shops recently:-Nos. 70867/874, 78580, 78605/675, 79205/233. By the type of lettering some appeared to have been dealt with in Belgium. Nos. 1530, 1639, 1766, 4773 an 9652 had been newly painted, prefixed 'E' and lettered 'British Railways,' while those noted renumbered (60000 added) were:-Nos. 1574, 7202, 9639 an 9659. SLS/194805
30/04/1949 Darlington Works New work April: Nos. 60146 an 60147. Locomotives awaiting Works during April included: Nos. 888, 1035, 61199, 1224, 1405, 61625, 1668, 2726, 62753. 2760, 3044, 3260, 3275, 63286, 5044/68, 5109, 65633/50, 5653, 65684, 5858, 65868, 7278, 7675, 67729 (light re-pair), 67739 (damaged), 8156, 69842, Class '8' W.D. 77037, 77178 an 79206. Broken up: Nos. 63286, 3316, 65633/84.
Locomotives ex Works during April included: Nos. 60816, 61023, 61215/40/57, 61422, 61434 (rebuilt), 61648, 62700/03/64/67, 63348/80/92, 63411, 65110, 65739, 65821/44, 67722 (light repair), 68015/27, 68409/14/32, 68705, 69107, 69391, 69835/36/88, Class '8' W.D. 90382, 90449 (light repair) and 90460.
SLS/194906
31/05/1949 Darlington Works New Work May: Class 'A.1' Nos. 60148 an 60149. No. 60150 was ex the Paint Shop on 14/6, painted green. Locomotives awaiting Works durine May included: Nos. 812, 61069. 1407/15, 61600/61. 62709, 2726/41/56, 5109, 5675, 5784/87, 67317, 7609/19/20, 67708, 67741 (light repair), 8159, 9377, 69824/34/36, Class '8' 79184 an 90001. To scrap yard: Nos. 2377 (frames only), 3275/77, 3300/05/07/34, 65107, 5114, 5602, 65629 an 5703. Locomotives ex Works during May included: Nos. 60955, 61035. 61100 (unlined), 61199, 61224, 62397, 62745/53, 63351/95, 63440, 65040/47/89/92, 65110, 65653/55/59, 65730, 65848, 67319/31, 68061, 69106/11, Class '8' 90662/74. Nos. 60083/86 an 60127 have been noted here painted in the new blue colours with the crest on the tender. SLS/194907
05/06/1949 Cowlairs Works Locomotives entering Works 9/5 to 5/6: These included Nos. 60503/06, 61002, 1260/1/2, 1742/66/93, 61998, 2402/40/60, 4594, 4617/26, 4818/58, 65933, 7480/91, 67631, 8104, 9209, 69500/10, 9553, 69565, Class '8' 73799, 77031, 77431/42/76, ex L.M.S. Nos. 44994, 16156. SLS/194907

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/12/1925 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 1766
Built at Hawthorn Leslie, Works Number 3622
Allocated to Darlington (DAR)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
14/12/1925 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (YK)    
07/02/1926 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (NEV)    
03/1926 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
20/05/1926 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (GHD)    
28/05/1928 Allocation Reallocated to Saltburn (SALT)    
22/03/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
20/05/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Middleton in Teesdale (Dar)    
11/09/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
29/10/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
13/02/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
11/08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9836    
13/02/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Saltburn (SALT)    
29/01/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
11/02/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
12/08/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
06/07/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)    
16/06/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
15/09/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)    
25/08/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 69836 from Hull Botanic Gardens (53B)    

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