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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 286 m/e 05/1888
London and North Eastern Railway 8242 m/e 11/1946
British Railways 68242 m/e 11/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Worsdell
Class J71
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 05/1888
Withdrawal Mon 04/08/1958
Service Life 70 yrs, 3 mths , 5 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 05/1888
HLD   Hull Dairycoates on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
51E   Stockton 5w/e 23/04/1955
51F   West Auckland 5w/e 23/07/1955
     Withdrawn on 04/08/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 51E Stockton 4w/e 23/04/1955
ALLOC 51F West Auckland 4w/e 16/07/1955
WDN   on 04/08/1958

* 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
05/1888 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 286
Built at Darlington Works
11/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8242    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Hull Dairycoates (HLD)    
11/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 68242    
23/04/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Stockton (51E)    
23/07/1955 Allocation Reallocated to West Auckland (51F)    
04/08/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 68242    

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