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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 347 m/e 05/1887
London and North Eastern Railway 8238 m/e 12/1946
British Railways 68238 m/e 06/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Worsdell
Class J71
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 05/1887
Withdrawal w/e Sat 10/09/1955
Service Life 68 yrs, 4 mths , 11 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 05/1887
YK   York (North) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
20D   Normanton 4w/e 29/12/1951
20D   Normanton 4w/e 26/01/1952
     Withdrawn w/e 10/09/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
LOAN 20D Normanton w/e 29/12/1951
ALLOC 20D Normanton 4w/e 26/01/1952
ALLOC 20D Normanton 4w/e 03/10/1953
WDN   w/e 10/09/1955

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
30/04/1954 York MPD During this period the South shed was temporarily reopened while repairs were being effected to the turntable in No. 4 roundhouse at the North shed. New Standard Class 3 2-6-0's from Swindon 77002 and 77003 called at York on 17/3/54 and 19/3/54 respectively en route for Darlington. The following Ll 2-6-4T's called at York en route from the south to Darlington Works for repair: 67792 (34E)-19/3/54, 67718 (34E)-29/3/54, 67756-9/4/54. On this latter date 67753 (34B) passed through York resplendent ex-Darlington Works, and likewise 67764 (53B) and 67795 (34E) on 20/4/54. J71 68296 (53A) and 68242 (53A) passed through York ex-Darlington Works on 19/3/54 and 12/4/54 respectively en route for Hull. On 9/4/54 J71 68238 (20D) was at York with rods 'down' while proceeding from Normanton to Darlington Works, and similarly 69104 (53A) from Hull to Darlington on 20/4/54. Another unusual visitor was 60509 (64B) en route from the Scottish Region to Doncaster Works on 28/4/54. 90439 (35A) was under repair at York shed on 29/3/54. SLS/195406

Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1887 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 347
Built at Darlington Works
12/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8238    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - York (North) (YK)    
06/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 68238    
29/12/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Normanton (20D)    
26/01/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Normanton (20D)    
10/09/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 68238    

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