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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 2266 m/e 03/1920
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3423   14/09/1946
British Railways 63423 w/e 01/01/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer V. Raven
Class Q6
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
Q603/1920
Wheels 0-8-0
Builder Armstrong Whitworth
Order Number E4
Works Number 14
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Steam
To Service During 03/1920 to Blaydon (BLA)
Withdrawal Mon 16/11/1964 off Sunderland (52G)
Service Life 44 yrs, 8 mths , 18 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Darlington

Allocations
Code Name From Date
BLA Blaydon (New) m/e 03/1920
NPT Newport (Teeside) on 28/03/1943
HAV Haverton Hill on 13/02/1949
50C Selby on 24/09/1950
51A Darlington on 14/06/1959
52G Sunderland on 18/08/1963
   Withdrawn on 16/11/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC HAV Haverton Hill w/e 19/02/1949
ALLOC 50C Selby w/e 24/09/1950
ALLOC 51A Darlington 4w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 52G Sunderland 4w/e 07/09/1963
WDN   on 16/11/1964

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
03/1920 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number E4/14)
01/03/1928 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number D234)
30/03/1932 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2423)
17/12/1935 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2259)
30/09/1938 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2440)
26/04/1941 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2567)
11/03/1944 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2383)
14/09/1946 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2569)
30/12/1948 Diagram 50A boiler fitted (number 3851)
18/08/1951 Diagram 50A boiler fitted (number 24190)
18/09/1956 Diagram 50A boiler fitted (number 24273)
28/11/1958 Diagram 50A boiler fitted (number 24284)
29/08/1962 Diagram 50A boiler fitted (number 24300)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gateshead Works 09/02/1923 18/04/1923 69 days General  
Gateshead Works 08/10/1925 30/12/1925 84 days General  
Gateshead Works 14/12/1927 01/03/1928 79 days General
Boiler number D234 (Diagram 50)
 
Gateshead Works 31/07/1929 20/08/1929 21 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 26/02/1932 30/03/1932 34 days General
Boiler number 2423 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 16/10/1935 17/12/1935 63 days General
Boiler number 2259 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 09/08/1938 30/09/1938 53 days General
Boiler number 2440 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 30/09/1938 07/10/1938 8 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 18/03/1941 26/04/1941 40 days General
Boiler number 2567 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 17/02/1944 11/03/1944 24 days General
Boiler number 2383 (Diagram 50)
 
Gateshead Works 03/08/1945 30/08/1945 28 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 22/08/1946 14/09/1946 24 days General
Boiler number 2569 (Diagram 50)
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 3423
 
Gateshead Works 02/11/1947 17/11/1947 16 days Light Repair  
Darlington Works 09/12/1948 30/12/1948 22 days General
Boiler number 3851 (Diagram 50A)
Renumbered to BR 63423
 
Darlington Works 06/01/1949 15/01/1949 10 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 12/07/1951 18/08/1951 38 days General
Boiler number 24190 (Diagram 50A)
 
Gateshead Works 29/02/1952 24/03/1952 25 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 03/12/1953 31/12/1953 29 days Heavy Intermediate  
Darlington Works 13/01/1954 22/01/1954 10 days Unclassified  
Gateshead Works 24/06/1955 21/09/1955 90 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 16/08/1956 18/09/1956 34 days General
Boiler number 24273 (Diagram 50A)
 
Darlington Works 24/09/1956 09/10/1956 16 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 12/09/1960 21/09/1960 10 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 09/11/1961 09/11/1961 1 day Weighing  
Darlington Works 06/07/1962 29/08/1962 55 days General
Boiler number 24300 (Diagram 50A)
 
Darlington Works 10/11/1964 10/11/1964 1 day No repairs  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/12/1948 Darlington Works Locomotives awaiting Works during December included:-Nos. 952, 1437, 1625/41, 2378, 2970 (the last 'C.7'), 3368, 5639, 5650 (badly damaged at Jervaulx), 5693, 5759/97, 5807, 7278, 7651, 8010/37, 8155, 8292, 9792, 9892, 60510, 62732/33, 65056, 67704/05/10/19/23, 69910/33, 'Austerity' 70877, 77414/69. Locomotives ex Works during December included:-Nos. 60918/42/70, 61432, 61601/29/30/51, 62344/65, 62728/31/54, 63352, 63423, 65033, 65856, 67283, 67342, 67636/39/87, 67701, 68016 (altered bunker), 68264/75, 68436, 68696, 68745, 69102, 69794, 69842/79/89, 'Austerity' 77329. Locomotives broken up: Nos. 2390 an 3327. The two Class 'V.2's' which have hitherto been used as main line pilots, have now been replaced by Class 'A.3' Nos. 70 an 76. SLS/194902
14/07/1962 Darlington Works (Outside Stripping Shop) Erecting Shop: D15, D238, D347, D2232/42, D2701, D3075, D3237, D5112, D4190-2 undercoats, D4193-5 motors fitted to body shells, 43054, 60876, 60955/7, 61018, 63343, 63409/10/26, 68037, 90322, 90622/51, 92061/2. Stripping Shop: 65786, 90008, 90132. Outside Stripping Shop: 63423, 65757. Crossing: D24, D244/6/83, D2604. Diesel Shunter Test House: D4189 painted. Sidings: 60953/62/81, 61010, 63368, 63456, 65099, 65720, 65807, 67634, 67788, 68014, 69026, 90113, 92034. Scrap Yard: 61077 being cut up, 61063, 61265/98, 61415/9/43/50/1, 65693, 65751, 67666, 67753/95 partially dismantled, 61411-3/60, 65695, 65741, 67601/23/60, 67707/47/50/75, 68052, 68707, 69017/97 intact. SLS/196209

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1920 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 2266
Built at Armstrong Whitworth, Works Number 14
Allocated to Blaydon (BLA)
Diagram 50 boiler fitted
   
28/03/1943 Allocation Reallocated to Newport (Teeside) (NPT)    
13/02/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Haverton Hill (HAV)    
24/09/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Selby (50C)    
28/11/1958 Modification Diagram 50A number 24284 boiler fitted    
14/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
18/08/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (52G)    
16/11/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 63423 from Sunderland (52G)    

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