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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Eastern Railway 656 m/e 11/1884

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class F4
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
F4 Joy11/1884
F4 Stephenson (2-4-2T)12/1895
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number M15
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 11/1884
Withdrawal During 12/1922
Service Life 38 yrs , 30 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1884
     Withdrawn m/e 12/1922

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
12/1895 Stephenson Valve Gear fitted
12/1895 17½" Cylinders fitted
12/1895 140lb. Boiler fitted
1896 Condenser fitted
12/1908 160lb. Boiler fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1884 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 656
Built at Stratford Works
12/1895 Modification Modification: 140lb. Boiler fitted    
12/1895 Modification Modification: 17½" Cylinders fitted    
12/1895 Modification Modification: Stephenson Valve Gear fitted    
1896 Modification Modification: Condenser fitted    
12/1908 Modification Modification: 160lb. Boiler fitted    
12/1922 Withdrawn Condemned as 656    

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