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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great North of Scotland Railway 19 m/e 02/1896
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6819 m/e 04/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2231 m/e 09/1946
British Railways 62231 w/e 03/04/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Johnson / W. Pickersgill
Class D41
Company History GNSR/LNER
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Neilson, Reid & Co.
Order Number E747
Works Number 4885
Fittings (as built)
Boiler Diagram 88
Train Brakes Westinghouse
Safety Valves Ramsbottom
To Service During 02/1896
Withdrawal Fri 21/11/1952
Service Life 56 yrs, 9 mths , 21 dys

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1896
KIT   Kittybrewster on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
KEI   Keith w/e 12/03/1949
     Withdrawn on 21/11/1952

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC KEI Keith w/e 12/03/1949
WDN   on 21/11/1952

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
10/1913 Steam heating apparatus
1937 Vacuum Ejector fitted


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/07/1950 Inverurie Works Engines due into Works, July 1950: 40613/65, 55136, 57299, 57338, 61505, 62231, 4482, 64534, 65228/36/73, 65309, 8749. SLS/195010
31/07/1951 G.N.O.S. Section - Keith In an afternoon's observation at the Junction B1's 61343/8/52, D41's 62231/56, D40's 62262, 62264/9, and B12/1 61508 were seen. The B1's were in excellent condition. The others were just clean. 62269 has a crest and also a tender cab. 62231 in plain black appeared hauling a director's special, since involved in a crash at Dalguise on 1st August. 61508 was still in green as was 61528 seen at Craigellachie Junction: The Aberdeen-Inverness and a goods were both worked from Keith by Cal. 4-4-0's of 60A. The station was in the process of being repainted. SLS/195109
31/07/1952 Keith MPD Engines at Keith shed were 62231, 62225/42/56/65/8/9/72/5, 61502/7/8, 67292, 54473 an 57597. SLS/195208

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1896 To Service To service as Great North of Scotland Railway Number 19
Built at Neilson, Reid & Co., Works Number 4885
   
10/1913 Modification Modification: Steam heating apparatus    
04/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 6819    
1937 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 2231    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Kittybrewster (KIT)    
03/04/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 62231    
12/03/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Keith (KEI)    
21/11/1952 Withdrawn Condemned as 62231    

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