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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. 1631 m/e 10/1918
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6361   10/05/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3668   07/09/1946
British Railways 63668 w/e 02/07/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Kitson
Order Number 479C
Works Number 5217
To Service During 10/1918
Taken into Stock 23/02/1924
Withdrawal Tue 02/12/1958 off Mexborough (41F)
Scrapping Locomotive Works (Gorton)
Service Life 40 yrs, 2 mths , 2 dys

Notes
Notes There is a possibility that this engine had a 'c' suffix in the period 23/2/24 to 10/5/24 at which date it had 5000 added to its number
Into Gorton for cutting up 6/12/58

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 10/1918
GOR Gorton on 25/02/1924
SHF Sheffield Neepsend on 16/05/1924
CLK Colwick on 24/01/1925
DON Doncaster on 23/01/1944
FRO Frodingham on 02/12/1945
DON Doncaster on 07/04/1946
FRO Frodingham on 18/01/1948
MEX Mexborough on 02/02/1948
   Withdrawn on 02/12/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC FRO Frodingham m/e 31/01/1946
ALLOC FRO Frodingham w/e 24/01/1948
ALLOC MEX Mexborough w/e 28/02/1948
WDN   on 02/12/1958

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
10/1918 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1224)
10/05/1924 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1165)
05/05/1928 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 870)
21/02/1931 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1246)
21/10/1933 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1243)
16/05/1936 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1046)
16/05/1936 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
03/09/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1198)
23/11/1940 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 930)
29/05/1943 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3347)
29/04/1944 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3274)
07/09/1946 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3296)
02/07/1949 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3293)
01/12/1951 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22232)
04/06/1955 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22286)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 09/02/1924 23/02/1924 15 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 22/03/1924 10/05/1924 50 days General
Boiler number 1165 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 6361
 
Gorton Works 29/08/1925 24/10/1925 57 days General  
Gorton Works 31/03/1928 05/05/1928 36 days General
Boiler number 870 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 08/12/1928 15/12/1928 8 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 07/02/1931 21/02/1931 15 days General
Boiler number 1246 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 14/10/1933 21/10/1933 8 days General
Boiler number 1243 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 02/05/1936 16/05/1936 15 days General
Boiler number 1046 (Diagram 15)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 20/08/1938 03/09/1938 15 days General
Boiler number 1198 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 16/11/1940 23/11/1940 8 days General
Boiler number 930 (Diagram 15)
 
Stratford Works 08/04/1943 29/05/1943 52 days General
Boiler number 3347 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 12/04/1944 29/04/1944 18 days General
Boiler number 3274 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 24/08/1946 07/09/1946 15 days General
Boiler number 3296 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 3668
 
Gorton Works 18/06/1949 02/07/1949 15 days General
Boiler number 3293 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to BR 63668
 
Gorton Works 12/11/1951 01/12/1951 20 days General
Boiler number 22232 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 06/12/1951 08/12/1951 3 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 14/05/1955 04/06/1955 22 days General
Boiler number 22286 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 18/02/1956 10/03/1956 22 days Light Casual  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1918 To Service To service as ROD Number 1631
Built at Kitson, Works Number 5217
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
23/02/1924 To Stock To ROD stock    
25/02/1924 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (GOR)    
16/05/1924 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Neepsend (SHF)    
24/01/1925 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (CLK)    
23/01/1944 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
02/12/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Frodingham (FRO)    
07/04/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
18/01/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Frodingham (FRO)    
02/02/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (MEX)    
02/12/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 63668 from Mexborough (41F)    

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