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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Eastern Railway 653 m/e 09/1884
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 7653 y/e 1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class F4
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
F4 Joy09/1884
F4 Stephenson (2-4-2T)10/1895
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number M15
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 09/1884
Withdrawal During 08/1923
Service Life 38 yrs , 11 mths


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 09/1884
     Withdrawn m/e 08/1923
GHD   Gateshead w/e 09/04/1949

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC GHD Gateshead w/e 09/04/1949

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
10/1895 140lb. Boiler fitted
10/1895 Stephenson Valve Gear fitted
10/1895 17½" Cylinders fitted
1896 Condenser fitted
01/1911 160lb. Boiler fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1884 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 653
Built at Stratford Works
10/1895 Modification Modification: 140lb. Boiler fitted    
10/1895 Modification Modification: 17½" Cylinders fitted    
10/1895 Modification Modification: Stephenson Valve Gear fitted    
1896 Modification Modification: Condenser fitted    
01/1911 Modification Modification: 160lb. Boiler fitted    
08/1923 Withdrawn Condemned as 653    
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7653    
09/04/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (GHD)    

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