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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 168 on 20/05/1911
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5168   28/06/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9803 on 24/03/1946
British Railways (BR Tmp) E9803   06/03/1948
British Railways 69803   29/04/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Gorton Works
To Service Tue 20/05/1911 to Neasden (NEA)
Withdrawal Tue 23/06/1959 off Lincoln (40A)
Scrapping During 07/1959 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 48 yrs, 1 mth , 3 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NEA Neasden (New) on 20/05/1911
ARD Ardsley on 20/11/1924
NEA Neasden on 28/07/1927
LIN Lincoln on 11/07/1948
GRA Grantham on 10/07/1949
40F Boston on 29/10/1950
40B Immingham on 28/08/1955
40E Langwith Junction on 24/06/1956
38D Staveley (G.C.) on 28/10/1956
41A Sheffield Darnall on 13/04/1958
40A Lincoln on 08/06/1958
   Withdrawn on 23/06/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC GRA Grantham w/e 16/07/1949
ALLOC 40F Boston on 29/10/1950
ALLOC 40B Immingham 4w/e 10/09/1955
ALLOC 40E Langwith Junction 4w/e 21/07/1956
ALLOC 38D Staveley (G.C.) 4w/e 10/11/1956
ALLOC 41A Sheffield Darnall 4w/e 19/04/1958
ALLOC 40A Lincoln 4w/e 14/06/1958
WDN   on 23/06/1959

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
20/05/1911 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1422)
23/12/1916 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1421)
01/07/1922 Ross Pop
28/06/1924 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1624)
25/12/1926 Side Window Cab Fitted
24/10/1931 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 392)
19/05/1934 Intensifore lubricator removed
19/05/1934 Eureka lubricator fitted
30/05/1936 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 557)
30/05/1936 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
21/08/1937 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 168)
02/07/1938 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 719)
27/04/1940 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 984)
05/09/1942 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 396)
01/01/1944 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 845)
25/05/1946 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 843)
06/03/1948 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 91)
14/07/1951 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22375)
04/09/1953 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22368)
08/07/1955 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22351)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 28/10/1916 23/12/1916 57 days General
Boiler number 1421 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 01/04/1922 01/07/1922 92 days General
Ross Pop
 
Gorton Works 15/03/1924 28/06/1924 106 days General
Boiler number 1624 (Diagram 18)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5168
 
Gorton Works 04/09/1926 25/12/1926 113 days General
Side Window Cab Fitted
 
Gorton Works 16/04/1927 30/04/1927 15 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 31/08/1929 19/10/1929 50 days General  
Gorton Works 09/09/1931 24/10/1931 46 days General
Boiler number 392 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 17/03/1934 19/05/1934 64 days General
Eureka lubricator fitted
 
Gorton Works 09/05/1936 30/05/1936 22 days General
Boiler number 557 (Diagram 18)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 24/07/1937 21/08/1937 29 days General
Boiler number 168 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 28/05/1938 02/07/1938 36 days General
Boiler number 719 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 09/03/1940 27/04/1940 50 days General
Boiler number 984 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 20/07/1942 05/09/1942 48 days General
Boiler number 396 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 30/11/1943 01/01/1944 33 days General
Boiler number 845 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 06/01/1945 10/02/1945 36 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 13/04/1946 25/05/1946 43 days General
Boiler number 843 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 21/09/1946 28/09/1946 8 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 30/11/1946 07/12/1946 8 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 07/02/1948 06/03/1948 29 days General
Boiler number 91 (Diagram 18)
Renumbered to BR (BR Tmp) number E9803
 
Gateshead Works 24/03/1949 29/04/1949 37 days Light Casual
Renumbered to BR 69803
 
Darlington Works 22/05/1951 14/07/1951 54 days General
Boiler number 22375 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 16/07/1953 04/09/1953 51 days General
Boiler number 22368 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 12/05/1955 08/07/1955 58 days General
Boiler number 22351 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 18/07/1955 20/07/1955 3 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 03/10/1955 04/10/1955 2 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 23/06/1959 23/06/1959 1 day No repairs  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
12/07/1958 Nottingham - Lincoln On 12th July, A5 69803 (40A) was noted on the 2-55 p.m. ex Lincoln and the return working (5.45 p.m. ex Derby). SLS/195808

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
20/05/1911 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 168
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Neasden (NEA)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
20/11/1924 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (ARD)    
28/07/1927 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
24/03/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9803    
11/07/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (LIN)    
10/07/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Grantham (GRA)    
29/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Boston (40F)    
28/08/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (40B)    
24/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (40E)    
28/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Staveley (G.C.) (38D)    
13/04/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Darnall (41A)    
08/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (40A)    
23/06/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 69803 from Lincoln (40A)    

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