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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway (1st) 268A m/e 09/1897
Great Central Railway 268 m/e 02/1898
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5268 m/e 01/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Gorton Works
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 09/1897
Withdrawal During 07/1933
Service Life 35 yrs, 9 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 09/1897
   Withdrawn m/e 07/1933

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
01/1915 Superheated boiler fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1897 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 268
Built at Gorton Works
02/1898 Renumbered Renumbered to 268    
01/1915 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
01/1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 5268    
07/1933 Withdrawn Condemned as 5268