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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 1185 m/e 07/1912
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6185   22/08/1925
War Dept. 730   14/09/1941

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Kitson
Order Number 415X
Works Number 4893
To Service During 07/1912
Withdrawal Sun 14/09/1941 off Mexborough (MEX)
Service Life 29 yrs, 2 mths , 15 dys

Notes
Notes Renumbered 730 and sent to Middle East via Greenock 9/10/41

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 07/1912
MEX Mexborough on 13/08/1912
THJ Thornton Junction on 06/06/1923
MEX Mexborough on 02/11/1923
   Withdrawn on 14/09/1941

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
07/1912 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1451)
22/04/1921 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1450)
12/05/1928 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 866)
03/12/1932 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1676)
21/09/1935 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1007)
24/09/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3348)
13/09/1941 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3289)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Beyer Peacock Ltd. 19/07/1920 22/04/1921 278 days General
Boiler number 1450 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 17/02/1923 31/03/1923 43 days General  
Gorton Works 05/05/1923 05/05/1923 1 day Unclassified  
Gorton Works 13/06/1925 22/08/1925 71 days General
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 6185
 
Gorton Works 14/04/1928 12/05/1928 29 days General
Boiler number 866 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 22/03/1930 19/04/1930 29 days General  
Gorton Works 26/11/1932 03/12/1932 8 days General
Boiler number 1676 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 31/08/1935 21/09/1935 22 days General
Boiler number 1007 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 27/08/1938 24/09/1938 29 days General
Boiler number 3348 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 08/09/1941 13/09/1941 6 days General
Boiler number 3289 (Diagram 15)
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1912 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 1185
Built at Kitson, Works Number 4893
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
13/08/1912 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (MEX)    
06/06/1923 Allocation Reallocated to Thornton Junction (THJ)    
02/11/1923 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (MEX)    
14/09/1941 Withdrawn Condemned as 730 from Mexborough (MEX)    
14/09/1941 Renumbered Renumbered to 730    

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