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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 2287 m/e 08/1920
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3444   07/01/1947
British Railways 63444 w/e 15/10/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer V. Raven
Class Q6
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
Q608/1920
Wheels 0-8-0
Builder Armstrong Whitworth
Order Number E4
Works Number 35
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Steam
To Service During 08/1920 to Borough Gardens (BOR)
Withdrawal Mon 17/05/1965 off Sunderland (52G)
Service Life 44 yrs, 9 mths , 16 dys

Notes
Notes Sold for scrap to M Baum, Middlesbrough, 6/65

Allocations
Code Name From Date
BOR Borough Gardens (New) m/e 08/1920
HLD Hull Dairycoates on 12/04/1939
CUD Cudworth on 20/03/1944
HLD Hull Dairycoates on 29/09/1946
BLA Blaydon on 20/07/1947
54C Borough Gardens on 17/12/1950
52C Blaydon on 14/06/1959
52G Sunderland on 24/02/1963
   Withdrawn on 17/05/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC BLA Blaydon on 20/07/1947
ALLOC 54C Borough Gardens m/e 31/12/1950
ALLOC 52C Blaydon on 14/06/1959
ALLOC 52G Sunderland 3w/e 02/03/1963
WDN   w/e 17/05/1965

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
08/1920 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number E4/35)
29/07/1932 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number E4/6)
18/03/1938 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2258)
01/07/1941 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2441)
16/12/1942 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number HL104)
15/02/1947 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2393)
11/10/1949 Diagram 50 boiler fitted (number 2640)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gateshead Works 11/10/1923 13/12/1923 64 days General  
Gateshead Works 01/06/1926 14/09/1926 106 days General  
Gateshead Works 10/12/1928 07/02/1929 60 days General  
Gateshead Works 15/12/1930 28/01/1931 45 days Light Repair  
Gateshead Works 29/06/1932 29/07/1932 31 days General
Boiler number E4/6 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 24/01/1938 18/03/1938 54 days General
Boiler number 2258 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 28/03/1938 30/03/1938 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 28/05/1941 01/07/1941 35 days General
Boiler number 2441 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 16/11/1942 16/12/1942 31 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number HL104 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 27/01/1944 21/02/1944 26 days General
Boiler number 24]93 (Diagram 50)
 
Darlington Works 04/03/1944 06/03/1944 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 28/12/1946 15/02/1947 50 days General
Boiler number 2393 (Diagram 50)
Renumbered to LNER (1946) number 3444
 
Darlington Works 26/02/1947 03/03/1947 6 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 09/09/1949 11/10/1949 33 days General
Boiler number 24223 (Diagram 50)
Renumbered to BR 63444
 
Gateshead Works 22/11/1949 09/01/1950 49 days Light Casual
After collision
 
Darlington Works 23/01/1952 22/02/1952 31 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 08/07/1953 15/08/1953 39 days General
Boiler number 24187 (Diagram 50A)
 
Darlington Works 17/08/1953 18/08/1953 2 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 09/07/1956 23/08/1956 46 days Heavy Intermediate  
Darlington Works 04/02/1957 08/02/1957 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 14/09/1959 21/10/1959 38 days General
Boiler number 24209 (Diagram 50A)
 
Darlington Works 07/01/1965 07/01/1965 1 day Weighing  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1920 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 2287
Built at Armstrong Whitworth, Works Number 35
Allocated to Borough Gardens (BOR)
Diagram 50 boiler fitted
   
12/04/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Dairycoates (HLD)    
20/03/1944 Allocation Reallocated to Cudworth (CUD)    
29/09/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Hull Dairycoates (HLD)    
20/07/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (BLA)    
17/12/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Borough Gardens (54C)    
14/06/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Blaydon (52C)    
24/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Sunderland (52G)    
17/05/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 63444 from Sunderland (52G)    

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