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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Eastern Railway 669 m/e 07/1885
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 7669 y/e 1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class F4
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
F4 Joy07/1885
F4 Stephenson (2-4-2T)05/1896
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number E16
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 07/1885
Withdrawal During 09/1926
Service Life 41 yrs, 2 mths , 1 dy

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 07/1885
     Withdrawn m/e 09/1926
DFU   Dunfermline Upper w/e 20/11/1948

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC DFU Dunfermline Upper w/e 20/11/1948

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1896 140lb. Boiler fitted
05/1896 Stephenson Valve Gear fitted
05/1896 17½" Cylinders fitted
03/1911 160lb. Boiler fitted


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
02/12/1948 Darlington Works Further new Class 'A.1' locomotives, Nos. 60134-37, ex North Road bear Works, Nos. 2053-56, in order. Locomotives awaiting Works: Nos. 970, 1642/44/72, 2344/65/90, 2715, E2718, 3292, E3311, E3314, 3399, 3420, 5100, 5856, 7283, 7636/69, 8015, 8275, 8313, 8698, 8745, 9792, 9842/89, 60942, 62737/64, 63290, 67672, 67719/23 (both light repairs), 69784. The following were sent to the scrap yard:-Nos. 3253/92/95, 3323/27, 8090 an 9103.
Locomotives ex Works: Nos. 60507 (unlined black, new chimney), 61019, 61627/38, 62371/91, 62708/47, 63140, 63344/58, 65706/17, 65803/14/32/52/83/89, 67300, 67311 (auto fitted), 67312, 67688, 68014 (altered bunker), 68245/95, 68426, 68678 (vacuum ejector), 68699, 69776, 69841/81/91, 69862 (first 'A.8' to be lined out), 69881/91, 'Austerity' 77050, 77195/99, 77329.
SLS/194901

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1885 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 669
Built at Stratford Works
   
05/1896 Modification Modification: 140lb. Boiler fitted    
05/1896 Modification Modification: 17½" Cylinders fitted    
05/1896 Modification Modification: Stephenson Valve Gear fitted    
03/1911 Modification Modification: 160lb. Boiler fitted    
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7669    
09/1926 Withdrawn Condemned as 7669    
20/11/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Dunfermline Upper (DFU)    

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