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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 2638 m/e 01/1928
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9678 m/e 09/1946
British Railways 69678 m/e 12/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer A. Hill
Class N7
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
N7/3 (0-6-2T)12/1943
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Condenser Fitted
Engine Brakes Westinghouse brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 01/1928
Withdrawal Sun 10/09/1961
Service Life 33 yrs, 8 mths , 10 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 01/1928
STR   Stratford on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
30E   Colchester 4w/e 21/07/1951
30E   Colchester 3w/e 28/07/1951
30A   Stratford w/e 29/09/1951
30A   Stratford 4w/e 20/10/1951
30E   Colchester w/e 17/11/1951
34C   Hatfield 4w/e 20/09/1952
34C   Hatfield 4w/e 04/10/1952
30A   Stratford w/e 27/08/1960
     Withdrawn on 10/09/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 30E Colchester 3w/e 28/07/1951
ALLOC 30A Stratford w/e 29/09/1951
ALLOC 30E Colchester w/e 17/11/1951
ALLOC 34C Hatfield 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 03/09/1960
WDN   on 10/09/1961

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
11/1936 Condensers removed

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1928 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 2638
Built at Gorton Works
11/1936 Modification Modification: Condensers removed    
09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9678    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Stratford (STR)    
12/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 69678    
21/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
28/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
29/09/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
20/10/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
17/11/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colchester (30E)    
20/09/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Hatfield (34C)    
04/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Hatfield (34C)    
27/08/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
10/09/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 69678    

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