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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 166 on 15/04/1911
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5166   09/02/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9801 on 24/03/1946
British Railways 69801   27/11/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Gorton Works
To Service Tue 15/04/1911 to Neasden (NEA)
Withdrawal Tue 01/03/1960 off Gorton (9G)
Scrapping During 05/1960 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 48 yrs, 10 mths , 15 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NEA Neasden (New) on 15/04/1911
CLK Colwick on 30/12/1949
51A Darlington on 18/02/1951
38A Colwick on 01/07/1951
39A Gorton on 07/10/1956
   Withdrawn on 01/03/1960

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CLK Colwick w/e 31/12/1949
ALLOC 51A Darlington w/e 18/02/1951
ALLOC 51A Darlington on 18/02/1951
ALLOC 38A Colwick w/e 07/07/1951
ALLOC 39A Gorton 4w/e 13/10/1956
LOAN 9H Gorton on 01/02/1958
ALLOC 9H Gorton on 23/02/1958
WDN   w/e 05/03/1960

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
15/04/1911 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1420)
24/03/1917 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1665)
09/02/1924 Side Window Cab Fitted
09/02/1924 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1597)
30/07/1926 Converted to oil burnng
09/03/1927 Oil burning equipment removed
30/05/1931 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 557)
10/03/1934 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 714)
09/05/1936 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 844)
31/12/1937 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 390)
04/02/1939 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 276)
15/02/1941 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 384)
31/03/1945 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 719)
24/05/1947 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 800)
27/11/1948 WPU Gear removed
27/11/1948 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 968)
10/02/1951 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22365)
02/07/1953 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22398)
25/04/1958 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22380)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 06/01/1917 24/03/1917 78 days General
Boiler number 1665 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 22/04/1922 17/06/1922 57 days General  
Gorton Works 10/11/1923 09/02/1924 92 days General
Boiler number 1597 (Diagram 18)
Side Window Cab Fitted
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5166
 
Gorton Works 24/10/1925 31/12/1925 69 days General  
Nine Elms Works 23/07/1926 30/07/1926 8 days Light Repair
Converted to oil burnng
 
Nine Elms Works 09/03/1927 09/03/1927 1 day Unclassified
Oil burning equipment removed
 
Gorton Works 22/10/1927 31/12/1927 71 days General  
Gorton Works 15/06/1929 03/08/1929 50 days General  
Gorton Works 25/04/1931 30/05/1931 36 days General
Boiler number 557 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 10/02/1934 10/03/1934 29 days General
Boiler number 714 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 04/04/1936 09/05/1936 36 days General
Boiler number 844 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 27/11/1937 31/12/1937 35 days General
Boiler number 390 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 14/01/1939 04/02/1939 22 days General
Boiler number 276 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 25/01/1941 15/02/1941 22 days General
Boiler number 384 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 08/05/1943 10/07/1943 64 days General  
Gorton Works 03/03/1945 31/03/1945 29 days General
Boiler number 719 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 12/04/1947 24/05/1947 43 days General
Boiler number 800 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 23/10/1948 27/11/1948 36 days General
Boiler number 968 (Diagram 18)
WPU Gear removed
Renumbered to BR 69801
 
Darlington Works 10/01/1951 10/02/1951 32 days General
Boiler number 22365 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 03/10/1951 27/10/1951 25 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 20/05/1952 17/06/1952 29 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 08/01/1953 02/07/1953 176 days Heavy Casual
Boiler number 22398 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 15/03/1955 28/05/1955 75 days General  
Darlington Works 16/06/1955 21/06/1955 6 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 12/03/1958 25/04/1958 45 days General
Boiler number 22380 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 01/03/1960 01/03/1960 1 day No repairs  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
15/04/1911 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 166
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Neasden (NEA)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
24/03/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9801    
30/12/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (CLK)    
18/02/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
01/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
07/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (39A)    
01/03/1960 Withdrawn Condemned as 69801 from Gorton (9G)    

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