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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 372 on 28/07/1917
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5372   02/05/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9816   11/08/1946
British Railways (BR Tmp) E9816   06/03/1948
British Railways 69816   02/11/1951

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Gorton Works
To Service Mon 28/07/1917 to Neasden (NEA)
Withdrawal Mon 19/01/1959 off Lincoln (40A)
Scrapping During 02/1959 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 41 yrs, 5 mths , 22 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NEA Neasden (New) on 28/07/1917
LIN Lincoln on 11/07/1948
GRA Grantham on 29/05/1949
40A Lincoln on 15/10/1950
40F Boston on 29/10/1950
40B Immingham on 11/03/1956
40A Lincoln on 09/12/1956
   Withdrawn on 19/01/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 40B Immingham 5w/e 31/03/1956
ALLOC 40A Lincoln 4w/e 29/12/1956
WDN   on 19/01/1959

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
28/07/1917 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1684)
03/02/1923 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1341)
02/05/1925 Side Window Cab Fitted
23/08/1926 Converted to oil burnng
16/04/1927 Oil burning equipment removed
07/02/1931 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 986)
10/11/1934 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 799)
11/07/1936 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 558)
11/07/1936 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
26/02/1938 Trip cock gear fitted
26/02/1938 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1825)
15/04/1939 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 557)
26/07/1941 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 713)
09/02/1946 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 985)
06/03/1948 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 720)
02/11/1951 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22381)
04/12/1953 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22380)
27/01/1956 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22369)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 25/11/1922 03/02/1923 71 days General
Boiler number 1341 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 21/02/1925 02/05/1925 71 days General
Side Window Cab Fitted
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5372
 
Nine Elms Works 14/08/1926 23/08/1926 10 days Light Repair
Converted to oil burnng
 
Gorton Works 05/02/1927 16/04/1927 71 days General
Oil burning equipment removed
 
Gorton Works 01/12/1928 02/02/1929 64 days General  
Gorton Works 31/12/1930 07/02/1931 39 days General
Boiler number 986 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 26/11/1932 14/01/1933 50 days General  
Gorton Works 04/03/1933 11/03/1933 8 days Light Repair
After collision
 
Gorton Works 13/10/1934 10/11/1934 29 days General
Boiler number 799 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 13/06/1936 11/07/1936 29 days General
Boiler number 558 (Diagram 18)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 29/01/1938 26/02/1938 29 days General
Boiler number 1825 (Diagram 18)
Trip cock gear fitted
 
Gorton Works 18/03/1939 15/04/1939 29 days General
Boiler number 557 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 09/07/1941 26/07/1941 18 days General
Boiler number 713 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 13/10/1943 25/12/1943 74 days General  
Gorton Works 02/12/1944 23/12/1944 22 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 12/01/1946 09/02/1946 29 days General
Boiler number 985 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 07/02/1948 06/03/1948 29 days General
Boiler number 720 (Diagram 18)
Renumbered to BR (BR Tmp) number E9816
 
Darlington Works 14/09/1951 02/11/1951 50 days General
Boiler number 22381 (Diagram 18)
Renumbered to BR 69816
 
Darlington Works 28/10/1953 04/12/1953 38 days General
Boiler number 22380 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 28/12/1955 27/01/1956 31 days General
Boiler number 22369 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 02/02/1956 06/02/1956 5 days Unclassified  
Darlington Works 16/01/1959 16/01/1959 1 day No repairs  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
28/07/1917 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 372
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Neasden (NEA)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
11/08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9816    
11/07/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (LIN)    
29/05/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Grantham (GRA)    
15/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (40A)    
29/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Boston (40F)    
11/03/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (40B)    
09/12/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Lincoln (40A)    
19/01/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 69816 from Lincoln (40A)    

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