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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
London and North Western Railway 2579 m/e 12/1905
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (1st) 5231 m/e 06/1927
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (Dup.) 25231 m/e Not applied

Names Carried
Date From Name
12/1905 GANYMEDE

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Whale
Class Precursor
Company History LNWR/LMS
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Crewe Works
Works Number 4523
To Service During 12/1905
Withdrawal During 02/1936
Scrapping During y/e 1936
Service Life 30 yrs, 2 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 12/1905
   Withdrawn m/e 02/1936

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
02/1925 Rebuilt with Piston Valves
02/1925 Superheated boiler fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1905 To Service To service as London and North Western Railway Number 2579, name: GANYMEDE
Built at Crewe Works, Works Number 4523
02/1925 Modification Modification: Rebuilt with Piston Valves    
02/1925 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
06/1927 Renumbered Renumbered to 5231    
1936 Number Allocated Allocated number 25231 but not taken up    
02/1936 Withdrawn Condemned as 5231    

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