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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 878 m/e 03/1899
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5878 m/e 12/1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Works Number 3996
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 03/1899
Withdrawal During 10/1938
Service Life 39 yrs, 7 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 03/1899
   Withdrawn m/e 10/1938

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
03/1934 Superheated boiler fitted
03/1934 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1899 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 878
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 3996
12/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5878    
03/1934 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
03/1934 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
10/1938 Withdrawn Condemned as 5878    

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