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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 7998 y/e 1924
Great Eastern Railway 998E m/e 02/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9620 m/e 01/1947
British Railways 69620 m/e 07/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer A. Hill
Class N7
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
N7/4 (0-6-2T)08/1947
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Stratford Works
Order Number K89
Fittings (as built)
Condenser Fitted
Engine Brakes Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 02/1924
Withdrawal Thu 24/11/1960
Service Life 36 yrs, 9 mths , 24 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1924
STR   Stratford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
PKS   Parkeston Quay 4w/e 25/12/1948
STR   Stratford w/e 10/12/1949
38A   Colwick w/e 05/05/1951
38A   Colwick 4w/e 19/05/1951
30A   Stratford 5w/e 24/04/1954
31A   Cambridge 4w/e 16/02/1957
31C   Kings Lynn 5w/e 14/06/1958
30A   Stratford w/e 07/03/1959
     Withdrawn on 24/11/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC PKS Parkeston Quay 4w/e 25/12/1948
ALLOC STR Stratford w/e 10/12/1949
ALLOC 38A Colwick w/e 05/05/1951
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 24/04/1954
ALLOC 31A Cambridge 4w/e 23/02/1957
ALLOC 31C Kings Lynn 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 21/03/1959
WDN   on 24/11/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
09/1937 Condensers removed

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
12/08/1957 Bury St. Edmunds No transfers are now being recorded between Cambridge (31A) and Bury (31E). Its sub-depot, Sudbury, is supplied by 31A. The present allocation of Bury is 61546/53/4/67/73/6, 62543, 65391, 68497, 69616/20. SLS/195709

Date Event Details Source See Also
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 7998    
02/1924 To Service To service as Great Eastern Railway Number 998
Built at Stratford Works
09/1937 Modification Modification: Condensers removed    
01/1947 Renumbered Renumbered to 9620    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Stratford (STR)    
25/12/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Parkeston Quay (PKS)    
07/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 69620    
10/12/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (STR)    
05/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
19/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
24/04/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
16/02/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (31A)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Lynn (31C)    
07/03/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
24/11/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 69620    

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