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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 879 m/e 04/1899
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5879 m/e 04/1926
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2107 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer H. Pollitt
Class D6
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Works Number 3997
Fittings (as built)
Engine Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 04/1899
Withdrawal During 11/1943
Service Life 44 yrs , 7 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 04/1899
   Withdrawn m/e 11/1943

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
05/1919 Superheated boiler fitted
12/1930 Modified to conform to LNER Gauge

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1899 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 879
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 3997
05/1919 Modification Modification: Superheated boiler fitted    
04/1926 Renumbered Renumbered to 5879    
12/1930 Modification Modification: Modified to conform to LNER Gauge    
11/1943 Withdrawn Condemned as 5879    
1946 Number Allocated Allocated number 2107 but not taken up    

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