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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 403 m/e 03/1912
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5403   08/11/1924
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3524   13/10/1946
London and North Eastern Railway (1947) 3660 on 06/02/1947
British Railways 63660 w/e 06/08/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number 340
To Service During 03/1912
Withdrawal Mon 14/09/1959 off Frodingham (36C)
Scrapping Locomotive Works (Gorton)
Service Life 47 yrs, 6 mths , 16 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 03/1912
IMM Immingham on 27/04/1917
GOR Gorton on 12/05/1946
LNG Langwith Junction on 11/08/1946
DON Doncaster on 27/10/1946
FRO Frodingham on 18/01/1948
   Withdrawn on 14/09/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC DON Doncaster w/e 02/11/1946
ALLOC FRO Frodingham w/e 24/01/1948
WDN   on 14/09/1959

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
03/1912 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1444)
03/03/1917 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1459)
15/04/1922 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1460)
02/04/1927 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1238)
24/08/1929 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1878)
28/11/1931 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1112)
19/05/1934 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1869)
29/08/1936 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
29/08/1936 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1861)
01/10/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1883)
07/12/1940 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1130)
09/12/1944 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3407)
06/08/1949 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1280)
02/02/1952 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22240)
05/05/1954 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22209)
15/12/1956 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22259)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 14/10/1916 03/03/1917 141 days General
Boiler number 1459 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 18/02/1922 15/04/1922 57 days General
Boiler number 1460 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 16/08/1924 08/11/1924 85 days General
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5403
 
Gorton Works 20/11/1926 02/04/1927 134 days General
Boiler number 1238 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 13/07/1929 24/08/1929 43 days General
Boiler number 1878 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 07/11/1931 28/11/1931 22 days General
Boiler number 1112 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 05/05/1934 19/05/1934 15 days General
Boiler number 1869 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 15/08/1936 29/08/1936 15 days General
Boiler number 1861 (Diagram 15)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 27/08/1938 01/10/1938 36 days General
Boiler number 1883 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 30/11/1940 07/12/1940 8 days General
Boiler number 1130 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 30/12/1942 16/01/1943 18 days General  
Darlington Works 26/07/1943 31/07/1943 6 days Light Repair
Damaged by enemy action. Barrel plates & rivets damaged.
 
Gorton Works 25/11/1944 09/12/1944 15 days General
Boiler number 3407 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 10/05/1947 07/06/1947 29 days General  
Gorton Works 02/07/1949 06/08/1949 36 days General
Boiler number 1280 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to BR 63660
 
Gorton Works 12/01/1952 02/02/1952 22 days General
Boiler number 22240 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 10/04/1954 05/05/1954 26 days General
Boiler number 22209 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 10/11/1956 15/12/1956 36 days General
Boiler number 22259 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 05/09/1959 05/09/1959 1 day No repairs  

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
25/09/1947 Stratford Works The following withdrawn locos. were noted in the vicinity of the stripping shop on 25/9: 'F3' 7118/21/29/38/45; 'B12/3' 1522; 'D16/3' 2500; 'J15' 5358 an 5403 (all stripped), whilst 7125 an 7148 were intact. Other locos. stripped were: 'J15' 5402/54; 'D16' 2535; 'J17' 5541/71. In the stripping shop were: 'E4' 2784; 'J15' 5472; 'J19/2' 4675 and 'J17' 5549. In the Paint shop were the 'Coffee Pot' 'Y5' 8081 and W.D. 77416. A curious sight was the crane tank shed filled by two W.D.'s 77119 an 77312 (the latter with a 15A shed plate). In the fields behind the New Works were 'F3' 7146; 'J70' 8225; 'H2' 7512; 'D16' 2591; 'B12' 1544 and 'J39' 4841, all awaiting works. W.D. 77476 was in the New Works, and W.D.'s 77302 and 77107 were in the shed yard. 'D16' 2584; 'J20' 4677/93; 'J39' 4708/61, 'J69' 8574/8632; 'F6' 7230 and 'F4' 7162 were all noted newly painted ex-works. 7162 was fitted with a tablet-catcher. SLS/194711

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1912 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 403
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
27/04/1917 Allocation Reallocated to Immingham (IMM)    
12/05/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Gorton (GOR)    
11/08/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (LNG)    
13/10/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 3524    
27/10/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
06/02/1947 Renumbered Renumbered to 3660    
18/01/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Frodingham (FRO)    
14/09/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 63660 from Frodingham (36C)    

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