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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 374 on 29/09/1917
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5374   27/12/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 9818   11/08/1946
British Railways 69818   16/10/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class A5
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 4-6-2T
Builder Gorton Works
To Service Tue 29/09/1917 to Neasden (NEA)
Withdrawal Tue 16/12/1958 off Annesley (16D)
Scrapping During 02/1959 at Locomotive Works (Darlington)
Service Life 41 yrs, 2 mths , 17 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
NEA Neasden (New) on 29/09/1917
ARD Ardsley on 08/01/1925
NEA Neasden on 15/09/1927
? London Transport Passenger Board on 01/11/1937
NEA Neasden on 17/04/1938
BOS Boston on 07/01/1949
LNG Langwith Junction on 16/01/1949
51A Darlington on 28/01/1951
38A Colwick on 01/07/1951
38B Annesley on 21/10/1956
   Withdrawn on 16/12/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC BOS Boston w/e 08/01/1949
ALLOC LNG Langwith Junction w/e 22/01/1949
ALLOC 51A Darlington m/e 31/01/1951
ALLOC 38A Colwick w/e 07/07/1951
ALLOC 38B Annesley 4w/e 10/11/1956
LOAN 16D Annesley on 01/02/1958
ALLOC 16D Annesley on 23/02/1958
WDN   w/e 20/12/1958

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
29/09/1917 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1686)
14/10/1922 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 366)
27/12/1924 Side Window Cab Fitted
28/02/1931 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 156)
06/05/1933 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 799)
20/10/1934 Intensifore lubricator removed
20/10/1934 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 984)
26/09/1936 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 696)
26/09/1936 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
30/10/1937 Trip cock gear fitted
08/07/1939 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 1825)
05/10/1940 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 291)
24/07/1943 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 718)
22/09/1945 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 3852)
29/03/1947 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 783)
16/10/1948 WPU Gear removed
16/10/1948 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 936)
27/01/1951 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22362)
19/06/1953 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22397)
25/04/1956 Diagram 18 boiler fitted (number 22045)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 08/07/1922 14/10/1922 99 days General
Boiler number 366 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 01/11/1924 27/12/1924 57 days General
Side Window Cab Fitted
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5374
 
Gorton Works 26/03/1927 28/05/1927 64 days General  
Gorton Works 01/06/1929 06/07/1929 36 days General  
Gorton Works 24/01/1931 28/02/1931 36 days General
Boiler number 156 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 08/04/1933 06/05/1933 29 days General
Boiler number 799 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 29/09/1934 20/10/1934 22 days General
Boiler number 984 (Diagram 18)
Intensifore lubricator removed
 
Gorton Works 22/08/1936 26/09/1936 36 days General
Boiler number 696 (Diagram 18)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 18/09/1937 23/10/1937 36 days Heavy  
Gorton Works 30/10/1937 30/10/1937 1 day Light Repair
Trip cock gear fitted
 
Gorton Works 10/06/1939 08/07/1939 29 days General
Boiler number 1825 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 14/09/1940 05/10/1940 22 days General
Boiler number 291 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 15/06/1943 24/07/1943 40 days General
New frames & cylinders
Boiler number 718 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 04/08/1945 22/09/1945 50 days General
Boiler number 3852 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 28/09/1946 28/09/1946 1 day Light Repair  
Gorton Works 01/03/1947 29/03/1947 29 days General
Boiler number 783 (Diagram 18)
 
Gorton Works 11/09/1948 16/10/1948 36 days General
Boiler number 936 (Diagram 18)
WPU Gear removed
Renumbered to BR 69818
 
Darlington Works 19/12/1950 27/01/1951 40 days General
Boiler number 22362 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 06/02/1951 07/02/1951 2 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 30/07/1952 02/08/1952 4 days Light Casual  
Darlington Works 18/05/1953 19/06/1953 33 days General
Boiler number 22397 (Diagram 18)
 
Darlington Works 16/03/1956 25/04/1956 41 days General
Boiler number 22045 (Diagram 18)
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
29/09/1917 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 374
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Neasden (NEA)
Diagram 18 boiler fitted
   
08/01/1925 Allocation Reallocated to Ardsley (ARD)    
15/09/1927 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
01/11/1937 Allocation Reallocated to London Transport Passenger Board (?)    
17/04/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Neasden (NEA)    
11/08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 9818    
07/01/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Boston (BOS)    
16/01/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (LNG)    
28/01/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Darlington (51A)    
01/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Colwick (38A)    
21/10/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Annesley (38B)    
16/12/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 69818 from Annesley (16D)    

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