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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Eastern Railway 679 m/e 02/1886
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 7679 y/e 1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class F4
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
F4 Joy02/1886
F4 Stephenson (2-4-2T)08/1896
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number E16
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 02/1886
Withdrawal During 07/1925
Service Life 39 yrs, 4 mths , 30 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1886
     Withdrawn m/e 07/1925
PKS   Parkeston Quay w/e 14/08/1948
STR   Stratford 4w/e 25/12/1948
NOR   Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 22/01/1949

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC PKS Parkeston Quay w/e 14/08/1948
ALLOC STR Stratford 4w/e 25/12/1948
ALLOC NOR Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 22/01/1949

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
08/1896 140lb. Boiler fitted
08/1896 Stephenson Valve Gear fitted
08/1896 17½" Cylinders fitted
06/1909 160lb. Boiler fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1886 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 679
Built at Stratford Works
08/1896 Modification Modification: 140lb. Boiler fitted    
08/1896 Modification Modification: 17½" Cylinders fitted    
08/1896 Modification Modification: Stephenson Valve Gear fitted    
06/1909 Modification Modification: 160lb. Boiler fitted    
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7679    
07/1925 Withdrawn Condemned as 7679    
14/08/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Parkeston Quay (PKS)    
25/12/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
22/01/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (NOR)    

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