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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 572 m/e 02/1892
London and North Eastern Railway 8278 m/e 01/1947
British Railways 68278 m/e 04/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Worsdell
Class J71
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 02/1892
Withdrawal Mon 06/02/1961
Service Life 69 yrs , 6 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1892
HTN   Heaton on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
52C   Blaydon w/e 17/11/1951
52c   Alston 4w/e 15/11/1952
52c   Hexham 4w/e 29/11/1952
52B   Heaton 4w/e 25/09/1954
54C   Borough Gardens 4w/e 15/12/1956
     Withdrawn on 06/02/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 52C Blaydon w/e 17/11/1951
ALLOC 52C.3 Hexham 4w/e 29/11/1952
ALLOC 52C Blaydon 4w/e 22/05/1954
ALLOC 52B Heaton 4w/e 11/09/1954
ALLOC 54C Borough Gardens 4w/e 29/12/1956
ALLOC 51L Thornaby 4w/e 11/07/1959
WDN   on 06/02/1961

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1892 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 572
Built at Darlington Works
01/1947 Renumbered Renumbered to 8278    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Heaton (HTN)    
04/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 68278    
17/11/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (52C)    
15/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Alston (52c)    
29/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Hexham (52c)    
25/09/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Heaton (52B)    
15/12/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Borough Gardens (54C)    
06/02/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 68278    

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