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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 1208 m/e 08/1912
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 6208   07/03/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3555   12/12/1946
London and North Eastern Railway (1947) 3757 on 07/02/1947
British Railways 63757 w/e 12/06/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
Order Number L496
Works Number 19864
To Service During 08/1912
Withdrawal Fri 24/11/1961 off Mexborough (41F)
Scrapping Locomotive Works (Gorton)
Service Life 49 yrs, 3 mths , 24 dys
Information Hyde Park Works

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1912
GRI Grimsby on 20/09/1912
MEX Mexborough on 15/11/1919
DON Doncaster on 18/08/1946
40E Langwith Junction on 25/06/1950
36B Mexborough on 10/09/1950
   Withdrawn on 24/11/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 40E Langwith Junction m/e 30/06/1950
ALLOC 36B Mexborough w/e 10/09/1950
WDN   on 24/11/1961

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
08/1912 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1474)
21/04/1917 Diagram 15Sat boiler fitted (number 1676)
05/11/1921 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1948)
04/02/1928 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 828)
25/06/1932 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1013)
10/08/1935 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1057)
15/01/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3312)
09/11/1940 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3257)
15/05/1943 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3232)
08/09/1945 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3335)
12/06/1948 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3430)
27/01/1951 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22157)
13/07/1957 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22246)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 30/12/1916 21/04/1917 113 days General
Fitted with a saturated boiler
Boiler number 1676 (Diagram 15Sat)
 
Gorton Works 01/10/1921 05/11/1921 36 days General
Fitted with a superheated boiler again
Boiler number 1948 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 17/03/1923 12/05/1923 57 days General  
Gorton Works 17/01/1925 07/03/1925 50 days General
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 6208
 
Gorton Works 24/12/1927 04/02/1928 43 days General
Boiler number 828 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 28/12/1929 01/02/1930 36 days General  
Gorton Works 11/06/1932 25/06/1932 15 days General
Boiler number 1013 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 27/07/1935 10/08/1935 15 days General
Boiler number 1057 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 25/12/1937 15/01/1938 22 days General
Boiler number 22147 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 02/11/1940 09/11/1940 8 days General
Boiler number 3257 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 08/05/1943 15/05/1943 8 days General
Boiler number 3232 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 25/08/1945 08/09/1945 15 days General
Boiler number 3335 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 27/10/1945 03/11/1945 8 days Light Repair  
Gorton Works 15/05/1948 12/06/1948 29 days General
Boiler number 3430 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to BR 63757
 
Gorton Works 30/04/1949 07/05/1949 8 days Light Casual
After collision
 
Gorton Works 13/01/1951 27/01/1951 15 days General
Boiler number 22157 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 05/09/1953 19/09/1953 15 days General  
Gorton Works 22/06/1957 13/07/1957 22 days General
Boiler number 22246 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 12/09/1959 10/10/1959 29 days Light Casual  
Gorton Works 25/11/1961 25/11/1961 1 day No repairs  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1912 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 1208
Built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow, Works Number 19864
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
20/09/1912 Allocation Reallocated to Grimsby (GRI)    
15/11/1919 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (MEX)    
18/08/1946 Allocation Reallocated to Doncaster (DON)    
12/12/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 3555    
07/02/1947 Renumbered Renumbered to 3757    
25/06/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Langwith Junction (40E)    
10/09/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Mexborough (36B)    
24/11/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 63757 from Mexborough (41F)    

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