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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 392 m/e 03/1914
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5392   17/05/1924
War Dept. 746   19/09/1941

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number 435
To Service During 03/1914 to Mexborough (MEX)
Withdrawal Fri 19/09/1941 off March (MAR)
Service Life 27 yrs, 6 mths , 21 dys

Notes
Notes Renumbered 746 and sent to the Middle East via Ellesmere Port, 17/10/41

Allocations
Code Name From Date
MEX Mexborough (New) m/e 03/1914
NWE New England on 18/10/1928
MAR March on 12/10/1935
   Withdrawn on 19/09/1941

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
03/1914 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1097)
08/05/1920 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1852)
17/05/1924 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1479)
13/10/1928 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1378)
20/12/1930 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1966)
20/05/1933 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1225)
25/05/1935 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1103)
10/04/1937 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3284)
20/09/1941 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3431)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 31/01/1920 08/05/1920 99 days General
Boiler number 1852 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 17/06/1922 23/09/1922 99 days General  
Gorton Works 22/03/1924 17/05/1924 57 days General
Boiler number 1479 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5392
 
Gorton Works 13/02/1926 10/04/1926 57 days General  
Gorton Works 28/07/1928 13/10/1928 78 days General
Boiler number 1378 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 29/11/1930 20/12/1930 22 days General
Boiler number 1966 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 13/05/1933 20/05/1933 8 days General
Boiler number 1225 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 18/05/1935 25/05/1935 8 days General
Boiler number 1103 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 03/04/1937 10/04/1937 8 days General
Boiler number 3284 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 26/08/1939 23/09/1939 29 days General  
Gorton Works 10/09/1941 20/09/1941 11 days General
Boiler number 3431 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to WD 746
 

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1914 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 392
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Allocated to Mexborough (MEX)
Diagram 15 boiler fitted
   
18/10/1928 Allocation Reallocated to New England (NWE)    
12/10/1935 Allocation Reallocated to March (MAR)    
19/09/1941 Withdrawn Condemned as 746 from March (MAR)    

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