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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Central Railway 415 m/e 05/1918
London and North Eastern Railway (1924) 5415   19/12/1925
London and North Eastern Railway (1946) 3905   01/04/1946
British Railways 63905 w/e 24/09/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Robinson
Class O4
Company History GCR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
O505/1918
O4/6 (2-8-0)10/10/1936
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Gorton Works
Order Number 555
To Service During 05/1918
Withdrawal Wed 08/04/1959 off Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (36E)
Scrapping Locomotive Works (Gorton)
Service Life 40 yrs, 11 mths , 9 dys

Notes
Notes Cut up at Gorton

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 05/1918
RET Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) on 05/08/1921
   Withdrawn on 08/04/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   on 08/04/1959

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
05/1918 Diagram 15B boiler fitted (number 1726)
29/09/1923 Diagram 15B boiler fitted (number 1735)
19/12/1925 Diagram 15B boiler fitted (number 1789)
01/11/1930 Diagram 15B boiler fitted (number 1719)
04/08/1934 Diagram 15B boiler fitted (number 1792)
10/10/1936 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1059)
10/10/1936 Intensifore lubricator removed
31/12/1938 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1947)
31/12/1938 Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
11/01/1941 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1102)
06/03/1943 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3225)
02/06/1945 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 1858)
05/07/1947 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 3366)
24/09/1949 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 807)
08/03/1952 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22249)
27/02/1954 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22217)
01/09/1956 Diagram 15 boiler fitted (number 22211)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Gorton Works 22/01/1921 12/03/1921 50 days General  
Gorton Works 30/06/1923 29/09/1923 92 days G,
Boiler number 1735 (Diagram 15B)
 
Gorton Works 11/07/1925 19/12/1925 162 days General
Boiler number 1789 (Diagram 15B)
Renumbered to LNER (1924) number 5415
 
Gorton Works 28/04/1928 02/06/1928 36 days General  
Gorton Works 04/10/1930 01/11/1930 29 days General
Boiler number 1719 (Diagram 15B)
 
Gorton Works 22/10/1932 19/11/1932 29 days General  
Gorton Works 28/07/1934 04/08/1934 8 days General
Boiler number 1792 (Diagram 15B)
 
Gorton Works 19/09/1936 10/10/1936 22 days General
Rebuilt to class O4/6
Boiler number 1059 (Diagram 15)
Intensifore lubricator removed
 
Gorton Works 10/12/1938 31/12/1938 22 days General
Boiler number 1947 (Diagram 15)
Fountain lubrication fitted (axleboxes)
 
Gorton Works 28/12/1940 11/01/1941 15 days General
Boiler number 1102 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 17/02/1943 06/03/1943 18 days General
Boiler number 3225 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 05/05/1945 02/06/1945 29 days General
Boiler number 1858 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 14/06/1947 05/07/1947 22 days General
Boiler number 3366 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 10/09/1949 24/09/1949 15 days General
Boiler number 807 (Diagram 15)
Renumbered to BR 63905
 
Gorton Works 23/02/1952 08/03/1952 15 days General
Boiler number 22249 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 11/03/1952 13/03/1952 3 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 13/02/1954 27/02/1954 15 days General
Boiler number 22217 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 02/03/1954 19/03/1954 18 days Unclassified  
Gorton Works 04/08/1956 01/09/1956 29 days General
Boiler number 22211 (Diagram 15)
 
Gorton Works 01/04/1959 01/04/1959 1 day No repairs  

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1918 To Service To service as Great Central Railway Number 415
Built at Gorton Works, Works Number
Diagram 15B boiler fitted
   
05/08/1921 Allocation Reallocated to Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (RET)    
01/04/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 3905    
08/04/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 63905 from Retford Thrumpton (G.C.) (36E)    

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