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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
War Dept. (ROD) 1743 m/e 11/1919
LNWR 2961 m/e 06/1920
LNER (1924) 6326   12/04/1924
LNER (1946) 3730   08/09/1946
BR 63730 5w/e 26/02/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
O4/311/1919
O4/815/03/1958
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd
Order Number E109
Works Number 3770
To Service During 11/1919
Taken into Stock 12/04/1924
Withdrawal Sun 02/01/1966 off Doncaster (36A)
Scrapping T W Ward (Beighton)
Service Life 46 yrs, 2 mths , 2 dys

Notes
Notes Sold for scrap to T W Ward, Beighton, 2/66

Allocations
Code Name From Date
91LNWR (on loan)   06/1920
GOR Gorton 10/04/1924
LNG Langwith Junction 14/05/1924
MAR March 07/09/1944
CAM Cambridge 22/12/1947
MAR March 29/03/1948
36B Mexborough 28/10/1951
36C Frodingham 27/12/1959
36E Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) 20/11/1960
36A Doncaster 03/03/1963
   Withdrawn 02/01/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CAM Cambridge w/e 27/12/1947
ALLOC MAR March w/e 03/04/1948
ALLOC 36B Mexborough w/e 03/11/1951
ALLOC 36C Frodingham 4w/e 23/01/1960
ALLOC 36A Doncaster 5w/e 06/04/1963
WDN   w/e 02/01/1966

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
11/1919 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1957)
22/05/1926 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1170)
12/04/1928 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1310)
05/06/1930 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1189)
05/08/1932 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1485)
18/08/1934 Intensifore lubricator removed
18/08/1934 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1090)
18/08/1934 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
26/09/1936 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3262)
19/11/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3253)
29/03/1941 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 512)
04/09/1943 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 804)
25/08/1947 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1130)
10/11/1950 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22126)
31/10/1953 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22172)
15/03/1958 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28393)
19/04/1962 Diagram 100A boiler fitted (number 28923)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 23/02/1924 12/04/1924 50 days Heavy
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 6326
 
Gorton Works 24/03/1926 22/05/1926 60 days General
Boiler number 1170 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 13/02/1928 12/04/1928 60 days General
Boiler number 1310 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 19/04/1930 05/06/1930 48 days General
Boiler number 1189 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 29/06/1932 05/08/1932 38 days General
Boiler number 1485 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 23/07/1934 18/08/1934 27 days General
Boiler number 1090 (Diagram 15)
Intensifore lubricator removed
 
Gorton Works 25/08/1936 26/09/1936 33 days General
Boiler number 3262 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 17/09/1938 19/11/1938 64 days General
Boiler number 3253 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 20/02/1941 29/03/1941 38 days General
Boiler number 512 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 12/08/1943 04/09/1943 24 days General
Boiler number 804 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 24/03/1947 25/08/1947 155 days General
Boiler number 1130 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 28/12/1948 05/02/1949 40 days Light Repair
Renumbered to BR 63730
 
Gorton Works 10/10/1950 10/11/1950 32 days General
Boiler number 22126 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 05/10/1953 31/10/1953 27 days General
Boiler number 22172 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 28/01/1958 15/03/1958 47 days General
Rebuilt to class O4/8
Boiler number 28393 (Diagram 100A)
 
Gorton Works 09/03/1962 19/04/1962 42 days General
Boiler number 28923 (Diagram 100A)
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1919 To Service To service as ROD Number 1743
Built at Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd, Works Number 3770
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
06/1920 Allocation      
06/1920 Renumbered Renumbered to 2961    
23/02/1924 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Heavy) - Arr: 23/02/1924. Dep: 12/04/1924.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 6326
   
10/04/1924 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (GOR)    
12/04/1924 To Stock To LNER stock    
14/05/1924 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (LNG)    
24/03/1926 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 24/03/1926. Dep: 22/05/1926.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1170 (Diagram 15)
   
13/02/1928 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 13/02/1928. Dep: 12/04/1928.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1310 (Diagram 15)
   
19/04/1930 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 19/04/1930. Dep: 05/06/1930.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1189 (Diagram 15)
   
29/06/1932 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 29/06/1932. Dep: 05/08/1932.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1485 (Diagram 15)
   
23/07/1934 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 23/07/1934. Dep: 18/08/1934.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1090 (Diagram 15)
Intensifore lubricator removed
   
25/08/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 25/08/1936. Dep: 26/09/1936.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3262 (Diagram 15)
   
17/09/1938 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 17/09/1938. Dep: 19/11/1938.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 3253 (Diagram 15)
   
20/02/1941 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 20/02/1941. Dep: 29/03/1941.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 512 (Diagram 15)
   
12/08/1943 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 12/08/1943. Dep: 04/09/1943.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 804 (Diagram 15)
   
07/09/1944 Allocation Reallocated to March (MAR)    
08/09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 3730    
24/03/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 24/03/1947. Dep: 25/08/1947.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 1130 (Diagram 15)
   
22/12/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Cambridge (CAM)    
29/03/1948 Allocation Reallocated to March (MAR)    
28/12/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 28/12/1948. Dep: 05/02/1949.
Work undertaken:
Renumbered to BR 63730
   
10/10/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 10/10/1950. Dep: 10/11/1950.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 22126 (Diagram 15)
   
28/10/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (36B)    
05/10/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 05/10/1953. Dep: 31/10/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 22172 (Diagram 15)
   
28/01/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 28/01/1958. Dep: 15/03/1958.
Work undertaken:
Rebuilt to class O4/8
Boiler number 28393 (Diagram 100A)
   
27/12/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Frodingham (36C)    
20/11/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (36E)    
09/03/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Gorton Works (General) - Arr: 09/03/1962. Dep: 19/04/1962.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 28923 (Diagram 100A)
   
18/03/1962 Sightings Gorton Works visit.: Around the works. - Outside erecting shop.   Link
03/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (36A)    
02/01/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 63730 from Doncaster (36A)    

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