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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 856 m/e 08/1898
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5856 m/e 06/1924

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 08/1898
Withdrawal During 01/1939
Service Life 40 yrs , 5 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1898
   Withdrawn m/e 01/1939

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
06/1921 Superheated boiler fitted
08/1935 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1898 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 856
Built at Gorton Works
06/1921 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
06/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5856    
08/1935 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
01/1939 Withdrawn Condemned as 5856    

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