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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 972 m/e 01/1893
London and North Eastern Railway 8297 m/e 06/1946
British Railways 68297 m/e 09/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Worsdell
Class J71
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 01/1893
Withdrawal Sat 26/05/1956
Service Life 63 yrs, 4 mths , 25 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 01/1893
YK   York (North) on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn on 26/05/1956

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 21/05/1956

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
30/09/1948 Easingwold Railway This line now uses a York 'J.71' for a month at a time, No. 8246 was used during August and No. 8297 in September; their own 0-6-OST being still derelict at North Road Works. SLS/194811

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1893 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 972
Built at Darlington Works
06/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8297    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - York (North) (YK)    
09/1950 Renumbered Renumbered to 68297    
26/05/1956 Withdrawn Condemned as 68297    

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