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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 579   11/1889
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5579   12/1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Parker
Class F1
Company History MSLR/LNER
Rebuild History
Wheels 2-4-2T
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
Fittings (as built)
Boiler Diagram 20 (Belpaire firebox)
Train Brakes Vacuum
To Service During 11/1889
Withdrawal During 06/1943
Service Life 53 yrs , 7 mths


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 11/1889
     Withdrawn m/e 06/1943

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Date Modified Modification
05/1922 Saturated Diagram 20 Boiler Fitted

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1889 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 579
Built at Gorton Works
05/1922 Modification Modification: Saturated Diagram 20 Boiler Fitted    
12/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 5579    
06/1943 Withdrawn Condemned as 5579    

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