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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 697 m/e 10/1895
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5697 m/e 12/1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D5
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 10/1895 to Gorton (GOR)
Withdrawal During 10/1932 off Trafford Park (LNER) (TFD)
Service Life 37 yrs

Code Name From Date
GOR Gorton (New) m/e 10/1895
SHF Sheffield Neepsend by 1910
TFD Trafford Park (LNER) by 1921
WAL   by 1925
TFD Trafford Park (LNER) m/e 02/1928
   Withdrawn m/e 10/1932

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
EXLOAN HTN Heaton on 14/12/1946

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1895 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 697
Built at Gorton Works
Allocated to Gorton (GOR)
1910 Allocation Reallocated to Sheffield Neepsend (SHF)    
1921 Allocation Reallocated to Trafford Park (LNER) (TFD)    
12/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5697    
1925 Allocation      
02/1928 Allocation Reallocated to Trafford Park (LNER) (TFD)    
10/1932 Withdrawn Condemned as 5697 from Trafford Park (LNER) (TFD)    

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