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Turntable Accident

The N.E.R engine is a J25 0-6-0 type and numbered 463. I am not sure about this but was told it was around 1910 but hope someone would confirm it. D. A. Twigg has provided more information: “Here are some details about the life of the Locomotive in the photograph. NER 463 built Dec/1899 : Re-numbered for LNER (1946) as 5689. Re- numbered for BR as 65689 , Jan /1949. Locomotive Specifics Designer W. Worsdell : Class J25 : Wheels 0-6-0; Builder Darlington Works : To Service During Dec/1899. Withdrawal week ending Monday 31/05/1954 : Service Life 54 years, 6 months, 1 day. 01/01/1948 Allocation West Auckland (AUK).
01/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 65689. 31/05/1954 Withdrawn Condemned as 65689. There is no data to show it survived the cutting up of the locomotive.

Image courtesy of Derick Pearson, the Pem Holliday Collection and others, thanks to D. A Twigg for the update on the locomotive.

2 comments to Turntable Accident

  • A Etherington

    It’s a J25 0-6-0. Other than that I can’t help. The coal in the tender looks very stable.

  • D.A.Twigg

    Here are some details about the life of the Locomotive in the photograph .

    NER 463 built Dec/1899 : Re-numbered for LNER (1946) as 5689 .
    Re- numbered for BR as 65689 , Jan /1949

    Locomotive Specifics Designer W. Worsdell : Class J25 : Wheels 0-6-0
    Builder Darlington Works : To Service During Dec/1899
    Withdrawal w/e Mon 31/05/1954 : Service Life 54 yrs, 6 mths , 1 day

    01/01/1948 Allocation West Auckland (AUK)
    01/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 65689
    31/05/1954 Withdrawn Condemned as 65689

    There is no data to show it survived the cutting up of the loco .

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