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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Eastern Railway 179 m/e 11/1908
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 7179 y/e 1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 7216 m/e 04/1946
British Railways 67216 m/e 06/1951

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Holden
Class F4
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
F4 Stephenson11/1908
F5 (2-4-2T)12/1914
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number S64
Fittings (as built)
Condenser Fitted
Engine Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 11/1908
Withdrawal Mon 17/12/1956
Service Life 48 yrs, 1 mth , 16 dys
Information Carried the letter J during secondment to the War Department instead of it's usual number


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1908
(Used for coastal defence at Stirling)
m/e 07/1940
91E   To Eastern Region m/e 01/1945
STR   Stratford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
LOW   Lowestoft m/e 30/11/1949
     Withdrawn on 17/12/1956

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 17/12/1956

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
07/1940 Wartime Armour Plating fitted
02/1945 Wartime Armour Plating removed

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1908 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 179
Built at Stratford Works
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7179    
07/1940 Allocation      
07/1940 Modification Modification: Wartime Armour Plating fitted    
01/1945 Allocation Reallocated to To Eastern Region (91E)    
02/1945 Modification Modification: Wartime Armour Plating removed    
04/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 7216    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Stratford (STR)    
30/11/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Lowestoft (LOW)    
06/1951 Renumbered Renumbered to 67216    
17/12/1956 Withdrawn Condemned as 67216    

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