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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 863 m/e 12/1898
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5863 m/e 08/1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Works Number 3981
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 12/1898
Withdrawal During 04/1937
Service Life 38 yrs, 4 mths , 1 dy


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 12/1898
     Withdrawn m/e 04/1937

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
12/1919 Superheated boiler fitted
08/1928 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1898 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 863
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 3981
12/1919 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
08/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5863    
08/1928 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
04/1937 Withdrawn Condemned as 5863    

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