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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great North of Scotland Railway 79 m/e 12/1893
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6879 m/e 11/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2226 m/e Not applied

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Johnson / W. Pickersgill
Class D41
Company History GNSR/LNER
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Neilson, Reid & Co.
Order Number E711
Works Number 4641
Fittings (as built)
Boiler Diagram 88
Train Brakes Westinghouse
To Service During 12/1893
Withdrawal During 07/1946
Service Life 52 yrs , 7 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 12/1893
   Withdrawn m/e 07/1946

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
1910 Vacuum Ejector fitted
06/1916 Steam heating apparatus

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1893 To Service To service as Great North of Scotland Railway Number 79
Built at Neilson, Reid & Co., Works Number 4641
1910 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
11/1925 Renumbered Renumbered to 6879    
1946 Number Allocated Allocated number 2226 but not taken up    
07/1946 Withdrawn Condemned as 6879    

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