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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 79   08/1921

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Hurry Riches
Class AP
Company History RR/GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Hudswell Clarke
To Service During 08/1921
Withdrawal During 07/1955
Service Life 33 yrs, 10 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 19/06/1954
   Withdrawn m/e 07/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 19/06/1954
WDN   m/e 31/07/1955

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1921 To Service To service as GWR Number 79
Built at Hudswell Clarke
19/06/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
07/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 79    

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