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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 859 m/e 10/1898
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5859 m/e 11/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2102 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
D610/1898
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Gorton Works
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 10/1898
Withdrawal During 09/1945
Service Life 46 yrs, 11 mths , 1 dy

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 10/1898
   Withdrawn m/e 09/1945

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
10/1916 Superheated boiler fitted
11/1924 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge
05/1932 Westinghouse Brake removed
05/1932 Modified to conform to GCR Gauge
10/1933 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge


Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1898 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 859
Built at Gorton Works
   
10/1916 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
11/1924 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
11/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5859    
05/1932 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to GCR Gauge    
05/1932 Modification Modification: Westinghouse Brake removed    
10/1933 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
09/1945 Withdrawn Condemned as 5859    
1946 Number Allocated Allocated number 2102 but not taken up    

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