68078 was built by Andrew Barclay, Sons & Co. Ltd. as Works No 2212 at Kilmarnock in July 1946 and went into service on the LNER.
In August 1949 it was fitted with an extended coal bunker.
BR motive power depot allocations.
|1st January 1948||Immingham|
|March 1961||Langwith Junction|
68078 was withdrawn from service with BR in March 1963.
It was then purchased by the National Coal Board (NVB) and used in Northumberland at Widdrington Disposal Point.
It is owned by and is at Hope Farm, Sellindge in Kent where it is being restored.
|Home Base||Current Status||Owner|
|Hope Farm, Sellindge||Under restoration||Kent Locomotives Ltd|
|68078 at Widdrington – September 1971|