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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great North of Scotland Railway 104 m/e 09/1897
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6904 m/e 01/1926
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 2248 m/e 09/1946
British Railways 62248 w/e 13/08/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Johnson / W. Pickersgill
Class D41
Company History GNSR/LNER
Wheels 4-4-0
Builder Neilson, Reid & Co.
Order Number E787
Works Number 5215
Fittings (as built)
Boiler Diagram 88
Train Brakes Westinghouse
Safety Valves Ramsbottom
To Service During 09/1897
Withdrawal Mon 13/10/1952
Service Life 55 yrs, 1 mth , 12 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 09/1897
KEI   Keith on 01/01/1948 (Snapshot)
     Withdrawn on 13/10/1952

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 13/10/1952

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
11/1913 Steam heating apparatus
1937 Vacuum Ejector fitted
04/1947 LNER Diagram 88B boiler fitted

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
09/07/1949 Inverurie Works Locomotives entering Works 6/6 to 9/7: These included Nos. 62059, 2248, 64490/91, 5245/85/87, 65290, 5310, 65316, ex L.M.S. Nos. 645, 17267, 17302, 17654. SLS/194908
31/07/1951 G.N.O.S. Section - Boat of Garten The Craigellachie-Boat of Garten train is now worked completely by 62277 (61B) Gordon Highlander. This train in the last two weeks has become very interesting in that it has been composed of a G.N.S. 1st/3rd corridor of 1898 and a N.E.R. 3rd brake clerestory. The S.O. 9.18 p.m. (picture house train) has also contained unusual coaches. A G.N.R. 3rd corridor and a G.C. 1st/3rd brake, the compartments of which contain original G.C. pictures, below which are details of the G.C. routes. The afternoon freight from Craigellachie now works right through to Aviemore and back the same day. D40's and 41's seen at 'The Boat' lately include 62225/30/41/2/8/62/9/71/7. SLS/195109

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1897 To Service To service as Great North of Scotland Railway Number 104
Built at Neilson, Reid & Co., Works Number 5215
11/1913 Modification Modification: Steam heating apparatus    
01/1926 Renumbered Renumbered to 6904    
1937 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
09/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 2248    
04/1947 Modification Modification: LNER Diagram 88B boiler fitted    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Keith (KEI)    
13/08/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 62248    
13/10/1952 Withdrawn Condemned as 62248    

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