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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
NBR 708 m/e 06/1896
LNER (1924) 9708 m/e 04/1925
LNER (1946) 5279 m/e 09/1946
BR 65279 m/e 06/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer M. Holmes
Class J36
Company History NBR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
J3606/1896
J3603/1918
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Cowlairs Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Steam Brake
To Service During 06/1896
Withdrawal Mon 19/03/1951 off Hawick (64G)
Scrapping During 04/1951 at Unknown (Unknown)
Service Life 54 yrs, 9 mths , 16 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 06/1896
HAW Hawick 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn 19/03/1951

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   19/03/1951

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
03/1918 Diagram 81 boiler fitted (Round Top firebox)
03/1918 Saturated LNER Diagram 81 Boiler Fitted


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/10/1949 Inverurie Works Locomotives entering Works during October: These included Nos. 61508/24, 62240/60/65, 64466/71, 64500, 4531, 5229, 65279, 68192, ex-L.M.S. 44254, 4324, 15136, 17251, 17359, 17450/51. SLS/194912

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1896 To Service To service as North British Railway Number 708
Built at Cowlairs Works
Diagram (unknown) boiler fitted
   
03/1918 Modification Diagram 81 boiler fitted    
03/1918 Modification Modification: Saturated LNER Diagram 81 Boiler Fitted    
04/1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 9708    
09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 5279    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Hawick (HAW)    
06/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 65279    
19/03/1951 Withdrawn Condemned as 65279 from Hawick (64G)    

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