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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 2859   05/1918

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 05/1918
Withdrawal During 12/1964
Service Life 46 yrs , 7 mths

Allocations
Code Name From Date
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 3w/e 19/05/1951
86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 23/02/1957
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 8w/e 20/04/1957
86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 10/08/1957
84B Oxley 4w/e 21/02/1959
86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 26/12/1959
88A Cardiff East Dock 5w/e 24/08/1964
81C Southall 6w/e 12/10/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 21/04/1951
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 23/02/1957
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 20/04/1957
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 10/08/1957
ALLOC 84B Oxley 4w/e 21/02/1959
1STALLOC 86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 26/12/1959
TOSTORE   3w/e 29/06/1964
ALLOC 88A Cardiff East Dock 3w/e 10/08/1964
ALLOC 81C Southall 3w/e 14/09/1964
WDN   5w/e 04/01/1965

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1918 To Service To service as GWR Number 2859
Built at Swindon Works
   
19/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
23/02/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
20/04/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
10/08/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
21/02/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Oxley (84B)    
26/12/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Pontypool Road (86G)    
04/03/1962 Sightings Swindon Works visit.: Around the works. - "A" shop.   Link
24/08/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88A)    
12/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
12/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 2859    

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