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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 2845 m/e 11/1912
GWR (Oil) 4809 m/e 11/08/1947
GWR (Coal) 2845 m/e 15/12/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 11/1912
Withdrawal Mon 27/05/1963
Scrapping During 09/1963 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)
Service Life 50 yrs, 6 mths , 26 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
PPRD Pontypool Road 4w/e 31/12/1949
81F Oxford 4w/e 31/08/1950
81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 30/11/1950
81C Southall 2w/e 12/07/1952
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 21/02/1953
86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 13/08/1955
86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 11/07/1959
84C Banbury 4w/e 14/07/1962
   Withdrawn 27/05/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC PDN Old Oak Common 4w/e 06/09/1947
ALLOC PPRD Pontypool Road 4w/e 31/12/1949
ALLOC 81F Oxford 4w/e 12/08/1950
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 04/11/1950
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 21/02/1953
ALLOC 86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 13/08/1955
ALLOC 86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 84C Banbury 4w/e 14/07/1962
WDN   w/e 20/07/1963

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1912 To Service To service as GWR Number 2845
Built at Swindon Works
   
1947 Renumbered Renumbered to 4809    
12/1949 Renumbered Renumbered to 2845    
31/12/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Pontypool Road (PPRD)    
31/08/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Oxford (81F)    
30/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
12/07/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
21/02/1953 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
13/08/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Ebbw Junction (Newport) (86A)    
11/07/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Pontypool Road (86G)    
14/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
05/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 2845    
09/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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