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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
North Eastern Railway 400 m/e 07/1890
London and North Eastern Railway 8260 m/e 12/1946
British Railways 68260 m/e 02/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Worsdell
Class J71
Company History NER/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
J7107/1890
Wheels 0-6-0T
Builder Darlington Works
To Service During 07/1890
Withdrawal Mon 07/03/1960
Service Life 69 yrs, 8 mths , 6 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 07/1890
MID Middlesbrough on 01/01/1948
51L Thornaby 5w/e 14/06/1958
51E Stockton w/e 27/12/1958
   Withdrawn on 07/03/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 51L Thornaby on 08/06/1958
ALLOC 51E Stockton 4w/e 27/12/1958
ALLOC 51L Thornaby on 14/06/1959
WDN   on 07/03/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
28/02/1949 Darlington Works Locomotives awaiting Works during February included:-Nos. 1274, 1605/11/18/31/45, 2745/67, 3199, 3411, 5096, 5606/28, 5800, 7262, 8708, 9105, 60816, 60133, (adjustment), 61015 (damaged), 63140, 65057 (damaged in the Crook derailment), 65712, 67705/54, 69827 (NEA), Class '8' W.D. 77320 an 79239.To scrap yard: Nos. 3291/97/99, 3301/08/17/32, 63322 (badly damaged at Old Town Jct., Middlesboro').Locomotives ex Works during February included:-Nos. 60141, 60142 (Darlington 2061/1949-the first 1949 locomotive), 60143, 60509 (light repair), 60923, 60931 (light repair), 61022 (unlined black), 61161 (lined out), 61162 (unlined black), 61181/86, 61237/58, 61400, 61635/41, 61659 (light repair), 61660, 62353/59/78, 62718/32/64, 63341/49, 65098, 65601, 65633 (repaired at Gateshead-buffer beam snow plough fitted), 65712/49, 65827/60, 67255, 67386, 67623, 67714 (light repair), 68010/39, 68160, 68260, 69933, Class '8' W.D. 90252 (ex 77352), 90344 (ex 70877), 90613 (ex 77469). SLS/194904

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1890 To Service To service as North Eastern Railway Number 400
Built at Darlington Works
   
12/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 8260    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Middlesbrough (MID)    
02/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 68260    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Thornaby (51L)    
27/12/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Stockton (51E)    
07/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 68260    

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