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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 873 m/e 03/1899
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5873 m/e 01/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Works Number 3991
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 03/1899
Withdrawal During 06/1930
Service Life 31 yrs, 3 mths , 2 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 03/1899
     Withdrawn m/e 06/1930

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
02/1913 Superheated boiler fitted
06/1928 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1899 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 873
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 3991
02/1913 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
01/1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 5873    
06/1928 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
06/1930 Withdrawn Condemned as 5873    

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