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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 870 m/e 02/1899
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5870 m/e 03/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Works Number 3988
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 02/1899
Withdrawal During 06/1931
Service Life 32 yrs , 4 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1899
   Withdrawn m/e 06/1931

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
07/1912 Superheated boiler fitted
03/1925 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1899 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 870
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 3988
07/1912 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
03/1925 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
03/1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 5870    
06/1931 Withdrawn Condemned as 5870    

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