Blackmoor Vale Plate

RECORD CARD

The maintenance history below has been gleaned from Richard Derry's work;
'The Book of the West Country and Battle of Britain Pacifics'.

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Date


Overhaul Classification


Carried Out at:


Total Mileage

Mileage Between Shopping



Special Work Carried Out / Notes

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4/2/46

ENTERED
TRAFFIC

Built
Brighton

0

0

Boiler No.1279.
Tender No.T3273.

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17/5/46 – 20/5/46

Non Classified

Ashford

- - - -

- - - -



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22/6/46 – 25/6/46

Non Classified

Ashford

- - - -

- - - -



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24/7/46 – 27/7/46

Non Classified

Ashford

- - - -

- - - -



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23/10/46 – 17/12/46

Casual

Brighton

- - - -

- - - -



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11/2/47 – 15/2/47

Non Classified

Ashford

- - - -

- - - -



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26/4/47 – 13/5/47

Non Classified

Ashford

43,899

43,899



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8/3/48 – 17/4/48

GENERAL OVERHAUL

Eastleigh

71,265

27,366

Renumbered 34023.
Boiler No.1282 fitted.

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21/2/50 – 31/3/50


GENERAL OVERHAUL


Eastleigh



153,525



82,260



82,260 miles since last General Overhaul.
Boiler No.1311 fitted.
Repainted in BR livery.

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13/8/51 – 13/9/51

Heavy Intermediate

Eastleigh

224,485

70,960



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1/4/53 – 30/4/53

Light Intermediate

Eastleigh

300,999

76,514



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12/5/53 – 13/5/53

Non Classified

Eastleigh

301,034

35

Ultrasonic test of axles for flaws.

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22/9/54

- - - -

Exmouth
Junction

- - - -

- - - -

Tender No.T3272 attached.

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30/9/54 – 30/10/54



Heavy Intermediate - upgraded from Light Intermediate

Eastleigh




376,670




75,636




Cab modified to wedge shape.
Boiler pressure reduced.
15 further modifications.


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10/2/56 – 17/3/56










GENERAL OVERHAUL










Eastleigh











445,362











68,692











291,837 miles since last General Overhaul. 21 modifications.
TIA recorder removed and connections blanked off.
Boiler No.1338 fitted with the
safety valves repositioned behind
the dome.
T2274 - Test mudhole door joints, bottom corners
T2274 - of the firebox.
T2261 - Tender axlebox shields - Reconditioned.

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24/5/57 – 22/6/57





Heavy Intermediate - upgraded from Light Intermediate


Eastleigh






507,516






62,154






3 modifications.
TIA recorder not fitted and connections blanked off.
Drain pipe and clip fitted to tender TIA doser tank.
T2261 - Tender axlebox shields - Overhauled.

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19/11/58 – 20/12/58

Light Intermediate

Eastleigh


585,424


77,908


2 modifications.
T2292 - Vacuum ejector cams - mild steel.

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13/4/60 – 7/5/60

Light Intermediate

Eastleigh

661,840

76,416

AWS and Speedometer fitted.
Bogie and pony truck spring gear.

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27/12/61 – 10/2/62




GENERAL OVERHAUL




Eastleigh





751,329





89,489





305,967 miles since last General Overhaul.
Boiler No.1282 fitted.
Tender No.T3311 modified (cut down);
7 modifications.

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2/10/63 – 16/11/63

Light Intermediate

Eastleigh

822,711

71,382



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14/7/66 – 1/9/66

Light Casual

Eastleigh

- - - -

- - - -



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9/7/67





WITHDRAWN





-





921,268





98,557





169,939 miles since last General Overhaul.
Tender No.T3319 attached by withdrawal.
Bought by the Bulleid Preservation Society.

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