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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 2658 m/e 09/1927
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9698 m/e 09/1946
British Railways 69698 m/e 05/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer A. Hill
Class N7
Company History GER/LNER
Rebuild History
N7/3 (0-6-2T)09/1950
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 321
Fittings (as built)
Condenser Fitted
Engine Brakes Steam Brake with Vacuum Ejector
To Service During 09/1927
Withdrawal Sun 10/09/1961
Service Life 34 yrs , 10 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 09/1927
HAT   Hatfield on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
NEA   Neasden w/e 27/08/1949
34A   Kings Cross 4w/e 21/07/1951
37A   Ardsley 3w/e 28/07/1951
37A   Ardsley 4w/e 18/08/1951
34A   Kings Cross 5w/e 22/09/1951
32A   Norwich Thorpe 5w/e 24/07/1954
32D   Yarmouth South Town m/e 21/07/1956
33B   Tilbury 4w/e 20/10/1956
31C   Kings Lynn 4w/e 08/03/1958
34C   Hatfield w/e 07/03/1959
34A   Kings Cross w/e 07/01/1961
30A   Stratford w/e 15/04/1961
     Withdrawn on 10/09/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC NEA Neasden w/e 27/08/1949
ALLOC 37A Ardsley 3w/e 28/07/1951
ALLOC 34A Kings Cross w/e 22/09/1951
ALLOC 32A Norwich Thorpe 4w/e 17/07/1954
ALLOC 32D Yarmouth South Town 4w/e 21/07/1956
ALLOC 33A Plaistow 4w/e 13/10/1956
ALLOC 33B Tilbury 4w/e 10/11/1956
ALLOC 31C Kings Lynn 4w/e 28/03/1958
ALLOC 34C Hatfield 4w/e 21/03/1959
ALLOC 34A Kings Cross 5w/e 04/02/1961
ALLOC 30A Stratford 5w/e 13/05/1961
WDN   on 10/09/1961

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
04/1936 Condensers removed
08/1949 Push and Pull Fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1927 To Service To service as London and North Eastern Railway Number 2658
Built at Beardmore, Dalmuir, Glasgow, Works Number 321
04/1936 Modification Modification: Condensers removed    
09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9698    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Hatfield (HAT)    
05/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 69698    
08/1949 Modification Modification: Push and Pull Fitted    
27/08/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
21/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
28/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (37A)    
18/08/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (37A)    
22/09/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
24/07/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Norwich Thorpe (32A)    
21/07/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Yarmouth South Town (32D)    
20/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Tilbury (33B)    
08/03/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Lynn (31C)    
07/03/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Hatfield (34C)    
07/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Kings Cross (34A)    
15/04/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Stratford (30A)    
10/09/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 69698    

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