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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

Disposal

Allocations
Code Subsequent Codes 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     Withdrawn m/e 07/1946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
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
1910 Vacuum Ejector fitted
06/1916 Steam heating apparatus


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
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    
06/1916 Modification Modification: Steam heating apparatus    
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07/1946 Withdrawn Condemned as 6879    

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