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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 2652 m/e 08/1927
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9692 m/e 08/1946
British Railways 69692 m/e 09/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer A. Hill
Class N7
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
N7/3 (0-6-2T)08/1944
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 315
Fittings (as built)
Condenser Fitted
Engine Brakes Steam Brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 08/1927
Withdrawal Sun 16/09/1962
Service Life 35 yrs, 1 mth , 16 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 08/1927
HAT   Hatfield on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
NEA   Neasden m/e 07/1949
NEA   Neasden w/e 09/07/1949
34A   Kings Cross 4w/e 21/07/1951
34A   Kings Cross 3w/e 28/07/1951
38B   Annesley 4w/e 22/05/1954
30A   Stratford 4w/e 23/10/1954
38B   Annesley 6w/e 25/12/1954
31A   Cambridge 4w/e 20/10/1956
30A   Stratford 4w/e 13/09/1958
34C   Hatfield w/e 04/04/1959
34A   Kings Cross w/e 07/01/1961
30A   Stratford w/e 15/04/1961
     Withdrawn on 16/09/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC NEA Neasden w/e 09/07/1949
ALLOC 34A Kings Cross 3w/e 28/07/1951
ALLOC 38B Annesley 4w/e 22/05/1954
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 06/11/1954
ALLOC 38B Annesley 4w/e 04/12/1954
ALLOC 31A Cambridge 4w/e 13/10/1956
ALLOC 30A Stratford 4w/e 06/09/1958
ALLOC 34C Hatfield 4w/e 18/04/1959
ALLOC 34A Kings Cross 5w/e 04/02/1961
ALLOC 30A Stratford 5w/e 13/05/1961
WDN   on 16/09/1962

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
03/1937 Condensers removed
07/1949 Push and Pull Fitted

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
26/03/1949 Altrincham Area The majority of the Grand National specials working over the C.L.C. section from Godley Junction to Irlam on 26/3, were worked by Class 'B.1' 4-6-0's. 'Director' Class 4-4-0 No. 2652 Edwin A. Beazley was noted banking a heavy coal train from Skelton Junction to West Timperley on 26/3. SLS/194905

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1927 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 2652
Built at Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow, Works Number 315
03/1937 Modification Modification: Condensers removed    
08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9692    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Hatfield (HAT)    
09/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 69692    
07/1949 Modification Modification: Push and Pull Fitted    
07/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
09/07/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
21/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
28/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
22/05/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Annesley (38B)    
23/10/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
25/12/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Annesley (38B)    
20/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (31A)    
13/09/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
04/04/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Hatfield (34C)    
07/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
15/04/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
16/09/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 69692    

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