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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 1459 on 12/11/1926
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 4710   04/05/1946
British Railways 64710   28/10/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer N. Gresley
Class J39
Company History LNER
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Darlington Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service Mon 12/11/1926 to West Hartlepool (WHL)
Withdrawal Mon 17/04/1961 off Sunderland (52G)
Scrapping During 09/1961
Service Life 34 yrs, 5 mths , 5 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Cowlairs

Allocations
Code Name From Date
WHL West Hartlepool (New) on 12/11/1926
HAV Haverton Hill on 07/11/1938
BLA Blaydon on 28/03/1943
TWD Tweedmouth on 08/09/1943
DAR Darlington on 23/07/1945
MID Middlesbrough on 13/06/1948
51A Darlington on 25/06/1950
50B Neville Hill on 03/09/1950
54C Borough Gardens on 01/07/1951
52A Gateshead on 14/06/1959
52G Sunderland on 01/11/1959
   Withdrawn on 17/04/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC MID Middlesbrough w/e 19/06/1948
ALLOC 51A Darlington on 25/06/1950
ALLOC 50B Neville Hill w/e 03/09/1950
ALLOC 54C Borough Gardens w/e 07/07/1951
ALLOC 52A Gateshead on 14/06/1959
ALLOC 54A Sunderland 4w/e 28/11/1959
WDN   on 17/04/1961
TOSTORE   4w/e 01/07/1961

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
12/11/1926 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 1919)
16/12/1932 Westinghouse Brake removed
16/12/1932 Steam Brake fitted
17/02/1934 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2310)
09/05/1936 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 8014)
09/05/1936 Steam Reverse Removed
09/05/1936 Screw Reverse fitted
16/02/1939 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2571)
06/11/1941 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 2303)
29/04/1944 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number C1719)
28/06/1952 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27563)
04/10/1956 Diagram 97 boiler fitted (number 27594)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Darlington Works 11/01/1929 06/03/1929 55 days General  
Gateshead Works 18/06/1931 12/08/1931 56 days General  
Darlington Works 11/11/1932 16/12/1932 36 days Light Repair
Steam Brake fitted
 
Gorton Works 26/01/1934 17/02/1934 23 days General
Boiler number 2310 (Diagram 97)
 
Darlington Works 03/04/1936 09/05/1936 37 days General
Boiler number 8014 (Diagram 97)
Screw Reverse fitted
 
Darlington Works 28/07/1938 1 day W  
Darlington Works 10/01/1939 16/02/1939 38 days General
Boiler number 2571 (Diagram 97)
 
Darlington Works 06/10/1941 06/11/1941 32 days General
Boiler number 2303 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 21/03/1944 29/04/1944 40 days General
Boiler number C1719 (Diagram 97)
 
Darlington Works 22/03/1946 04/05/1946 44 days Light Repair
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 4710
 
Cowlairs Works 27/12/1946 01/03/1947 65 days General  
Cowlairs Works 27/09/1949 29/10/1949 33 days Heavy Intermediate
Renumbered to BR 64710
 
Cowlairs Works 11/04/1952 28/06/1952 79 days General
Boiler number 27563 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 14/08/1956 04/10/1956 52 days General
Boiler number 27594 (Diagram 97)
 
Cowlairs Works 08/11/1956 16/11/1956 9 days Unclassified  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
01/10/1949 Cowlairs Works Locomotives entering Works 29/8 to 1/10: These included Nos. 61002/76, 61132, 1278, 61741/55/75, 1776, 61787, 61885, 61924, 62413/34, 2458, 62459, 2472, 62481, 3148, 63194, 64588, 4598, 4710, 4852/70, 4928, 64944, 4950, 5900, 65907, 7466, 67498, 67626/59/61, 68322, 8343, 8451/70/78, 69192, 69201/22, 9224, ex L.M.S. 4786, 44793, 54654, 56038, ex W.D. 77039/63, 77313/24, 90774. The only classes noted ex Cowlairs so far with the crest are 'B.1', 'J.39', 'K.2', 'K.3' and W.D. 2-8-0 and 2-10-0. No former N.B. engines have been noted with the crest, but many are lined in the latest style. SLS/194911

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
12/11/1926 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 1459
Built at Darlington Works, Works Number
Allocated to West Hartlepool (WHL)
Diagram 97 boiler fitted
   
07/11/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Haverton Hill (HAV)    
28/03/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (BLA)    
08/09/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Tweedmouth (TWD)    
23/07/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (DAR)    
13/06/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Middlesbrough (MID)    
25/06/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
03/09/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Neville Hill (50B)    
01/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Borough Gardens (54C)    
14/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Gateshead (52A)    
01/11/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (52G)    
17/04/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 64710 from Sunderland (52G)    

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