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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great North of Scotland Railway 54 m/e 10/1920
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6854 m/e 06/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2280 m/e 08/1946

Names Carried
Date From Name
10/1920 SOUTHESK

Locomotive Specifics
Designer W. Pickersgill / T. Heywood
Class D40
Company History GNSR/LNER
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L730
Works Number 22566
To Service During 10/1920
Withdrawal During 01/1947
Service Life 26 yrs, 3 mths , 1 dy

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 10/1920
     Withdrawn m/e 01/1947

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
20/08/1947 Inverurie Works On 20/8 the following locos. were in the Works yard: 'D31' 2071, 'J36' (Number painted out but carrying plate 9653 - identified as 5229), old No. 'D41' 6879 (old No.), 'J36' 5251/72/87/91, 5302/32/36 (the latter marked 'scrap') 'G10' 7505, all complete; whilst those stripped were: 'D40' 2266/80, 'D31' (bearing plate 9765, old No.), 2067, 'J36' 5212/19. Locos. in the Works were 'D40' 2262/75, 'D41' 2234/42/44, 'J35' 4463/82/84, 'J36' 5257/69/84, 5325, while 'D41' 2256 and 'G5' 7287 were ex Works freshly painted. SLS/194710

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1920 To Service To service as Great North of Scotland Railway Number 54, name: SOUTHESK
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 22566
   
06/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 6854    
08/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 2280    
01/1947 Withdrawn Condemned as 2280    

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