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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 426 m/e 03/1913
London and North Eastern Railway (1924 Tmp) 426C m/e 05/1923
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5426   21/03/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946 1st) 1475   Not applied

Names Carried
Date From Name
06/1913 CITY OF CHESTER

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class B19
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
B1903/1913
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number GO615
To Service During 03/1913 to Gorton (GOR)
Withdrawal Fri 22/12/1944 off Immingham (IMM)
Scrapping During 01/1945 at Locomotive Works (Gorton)
Service Life 31 yrs, 9 mths , 23 dys

Notes
Notes Into Gorton for cutting up, 30/12/44

Allocations
Code Name From Date
GOR Gorton (New) m/e 03/1913
SHF Sheffield Neepsend on 09/09/1930
IMM Immingham on 04/05/1933
SHF Sheffield Neepsend on 27/02/1935
IMM Immingham on 20/07/1939
LNG Langwith Junction on 29/05/1942
IMM Immingham on 28/06/1942
SHF Sheffield Neepsend on 21/11/1942
IMM Immingham on 13/12/1942
   Withdrawn on 22/12/1944

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
03/1913 Diagram GC56a boiler fitted (number 1548)
22/06/1918 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 1744)
19/03/1921 Ross Pop
21/04/1923 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 424)
07/08/1926 Converted to oil burnng
05/03/1927 Oil burning equipment removed
13/10/1928 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 1926)
03/12/1932 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 1928)
21/04/1934 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 274)
28/12/1935 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 1934)
03/05/1941 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 3032)
29/05/1943 Diagram 13 boiler fitted (number 3023)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 26/01/1918 22/06/1918 148 days General
Boiler number 1744 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 22/01/1921 19/03/1921 57 days General
Ross Pop
 
Gorton Works 10/02/1923 21/04/1923 71 days General
Boiler number 424 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 17/01/1925 21/03/1925 64 days General
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5426
 
Gorton Works 07/08/1926 07/08/1926 1 day Light Repair
Converted to oil burnng
 
Gorton Works 04/12/1926 05/03/1927 92 days General
Oil burning equipment removed
 
Gorton Works 30/06/1928 13/10/1928 106 days General
Boiler number 1926 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 22/03/1930 24/05/1930 64 days General  
Gorton Works 17/10/1931 28/11/1931 43 days General  
Gorton Works 12/11/1932 03/12/1932 22 days General
Boiler number 1928 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 17/03/1934 21/04/1934 36 days General
Boiler number 274 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 07/12/1935 28/12/1935 22 days General
Boiler number 1934 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 19/06/1937 17/07/1937 29 days General  
Gorton Works 25/06/1938 13/08/1938 50 days General
New cylinders
 
Gorton Works 08/04/1939 13/05/1939 36 days Heavy  
Gorton Works 29/03/1941 03/05/1941 36 days General
Boiler number 3032 (Diagram 13)
 
Gorton Works 08/05/1943 29/05/1943 22 days Heavy
Boiler number 3023 (Diagram 13)
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1913 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 426
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Gorton (GOR)
Diagram GC56a boiler fitted
   
06/1913 Naming Named 'CITY OF CHESTER'    
05/1923 Renumbered Renumbered to 426C    
09/09/1930 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Neepsend (SHF)    
04/05/1933 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (IMM)    
27/02/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Neepsend (SHF)    
20/07/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (IMM)    
29/05/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (LNG)    
28/06/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (IMM)    
21/11/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Neepsend (SHF)    
13/12/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (IMM)    
22/12/1944 Withdrawn Condemned as 5426 from Immingham (IMM)    
1946 Number Allocated Allocated number 1475 but not taken up    

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