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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 840 m/e 12/1919
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 1400   25/09/1946
British Railways (Orig) 61400   19/02/1949
British Railways 61469 w/e 24/12/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer V. Raven
Class B16
Company History NER/LNER
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 12/1919 to Heaton (HTN)
Withdrawal Wed 19/10/1960 off York (North) (50A)
Scrapping During 11/1960 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 40 yrs, 10 mths , 19 dys

Notes
Notes Into Darlington for cutting up 19/10/60

Allocations
Code Name From Date
HTN Heaton (New) m/e 12/1919
HLD Hull Dairycoates on 27/11/1930
YK York (North) on 28/03/1943
SKN Stockton on 06/05/1946
YK York (North) on 25/10/1947
NEV Neville Hill on 07/08/1949
52B Heaton on 25/09/1955
52C Blaydon on 13/05/1956
52B Heaton on 08/07/1956
50C Selby on 08/06/1958
50A York (North) on 13/09/1959
   Withdrawn on 19/10/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC YK York (North) w/e 25/10/1947
ALLOC NEV Neville Hill w/e 13/08/1949
ALLOC 52B Heaton 4w/e 08/10/1955
ALLOC 52B Heaton 4w/e 21/07/1956
ALLOC 50C Selby 4w/e 14/06/1958
TOSTORE   4w/e 24/01/1959
ALLOC 50A York (North) on 13/09/1959
WDN   on 18/10/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
12/1919 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number D998)
26/09/1929 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number 2264)
10/03/1933 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number D1206)
11/05/1936 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number D1218)
02/02/1940 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number D1559)
18/11/1941 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number 2728)
11/08/1945 Diagram 49 boiler fitted (number 2560)
19/02/1949 Diagram 49A boiler fitted (number 3937)
07/02/1953 Diagram 49A boiler fitted (number 24075)
31/08/1957 Diagram 49A boiler fitted (number 24106)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gateshead Works 07/00/1922 29/11/1922   General  
Gateshead Works 03/02/1926 17/06/1926 135 days General  
Gateshead Works 21/09/1927 09/11/1927 50 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 11/07/1929 26/09/1929 78 days General
Boiler number 2264 (Diagram 49)
 
Darlington Works 07/02/1933 10/03/1933 32 days General
Boiler number D1206 (Diagram 49)
 
Darlington Works 04/03/1936 11/05/1936 69 days General
Boiler number D1218 (Diagram 49)
 
Darlington Works 12/05/1936 18/05/1936 7 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 20/01/1937 02/03/1937 42 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 16/11/1937 17/12/1937 32 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 28/12/1939 02/02/1940 37 days General
Boiler number D1559 (Diagram 49)
 
Darlington Works 03/11/1941 18/11/1941 16 days General
Boiler number 2728 (Diagram 49)
 
Darlington Works 17/09/1942 16/10/1942 30 days General  
Darlington Works 17/10/1942 23/10/1942 7 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 04/07/1945 11/08/1945 39 days General
Boiler number 2560 (Diagram 49)
 
Gateshead Works 10/09/1946 27/09/1946 18 days Light Repair
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 1400
 
Darlington Works 14/01/1949 19/02/1949 37 days General
Boiler number 3937 (Diagram 49A)
Renumbered to BR (Orig) number 61400
 
Darlington Works 14/01/1953 07/02/1953 25 days General
Boiler number 24075 (Diagram 49A)
 
Darlington Works 23/03/1955 23/04/1955 32 days Heavy Intermediate  
Darlington Works 25/04/1955 29/04/1955 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 20/05/1957 04/06/1957 16 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 30/07/1957 31/08/1957 33 days General
Boiler number 24106 (Diagram 49A)
 
Darlington Works 02/09/1957 04/09/1957 3 days Unclassified  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
28/02/1949 Darlington Works Locomotives awaiting Works during February included:-Nos. 1274, 1605/11/18/31/45, 2745/67, 3199, 3411, 5096, 5606/28, 5800, 7262, 8708, 9105, 60816, 60133, (adjustment), 61015 (damaged), 63140, 65057 (damaged in the Crook derailment), 65712, 67705/54, 69827 (NEA), Class '8' W.D. 77320 an 79239.To scrap yard: Nos. 3291/97/99, 3301/08/17/32, 63322 (badly damaged at Old Town Jct., Middlesboro').Locomotives ex Works during February included:-Nos. 60141, 60142 (Darlington 2061/1949-the first 1949 locomotive), 60143, 60509 (light repair), 60923, 60931 (light repair), 61022 (unlined black), 61161 (lined out), 61162 (unlined black), 61181/86, 61237/58, 61400, 61635/41, 61659 (light repair), 61660, 62353/59/78, 62718/32/64, 63341/49, 65098, 65601, 65633 (repaired at Gateshead-buffer beam snow plough fitted), 65712/49, 65827/60, 67255, 67386, 67623, 67714 (light repair), 68010/39, 68160, 68260, 69933, Class '8' W.D. 90252 (ex 77352), 90344 (ex 70877), 90613 (ex 77469). SLS/194904
08/10/1955 North Eastern Miscellany Class B16 engines have now appeared at sheds in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area and the following have been noted working between Heaton and Berwick on various classes of trains: 61410/13/14/15/40/67/69. Class K2 2-6-0 locos noted en route between Newcastle and Cowlairs recently for overhaul and repainting have been Nos. 61720/27/62/65. Standard Class 5 4-6-0 73101 worked a Newcastle-Berwick passenger train on the 21st Sept. en route for the Scottish Region. Class J21 0-6-0 Nos. 65117 an 65070 were hauled dead by a Class J39 for the north on 4/10 and a class Dll 4-4-0 62684 hauled Class K1 62031 dead from Haymarket shed to Gateshead on October 5th. During mid-October, Class D49 4-4-0 Nos. 62752 an 62720 have been observed working a morning Sunderland-Newcastle slow passenger train as a running-in turn, both engines being recently ex-works. SLS/195512
13/09/1959 Selby & Starbeck MPDs closed The locomotive depots at Selby and Starbeck were closed as from 13/9/59. As a result, most of their locomotive allocation has been transferred to York (50A) viz. 47438/62, 47581, 61466/9, 62738/53/70, 63348, 63436/49, 64706/25, 64818/21/45/7/55/7/9/61/6, 64904/42/4, 68686, 69910/2, 77004/13. SLS/195911

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1919 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 840
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to Heaton (HTN)
Diagram 49 boiler fitted
   
27/11/1930 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Dairycoates (HLD)    
28/03/1943 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (YK)    
06/05/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Stockton (SKN)    
25/10/1947 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (YK)    
07/08/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (NEV)    
24/12/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 61469    
25/09/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (52B)    
13/05/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (52C)    
08/07/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (52B)    
08/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Selby (50C)    
13/09/1959 Allocation Reallocated to York (North) (50A)    
19/10/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 61469 from York (North) (50A)    

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