Quick Search

Enter locomotive number in the box below and press 'Go'!

Content is coming here as you probably can see. Content is coming here as you probably can see.



Ad Visitor Statistics
» 19 Online
» 715 Today
» 1118 Yesterday
» 4351 Week
» 23996 Month
» 58638 Year
» 1280203 Total
Record: 1668 (12/02/2017)
(Free MySQL Counter)


In Touch

Bookmark and Share

Follow BRDatabase on Twitter
prev prev
Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 2875 m/e 12/1918

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 12/1918
Withdrawal During 04/1964
Scrapping During 02/1965
Service Life 45 yrs, 4 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
83A Newton Abbot 4w/e 31/03/1951
83D Laira 4w/e 21/05/1960
82D Westbury 4w/e 13/08/1960
84C Banbury 2w/e 17/11/1962
81C Southall 4w/e 06/04/1963
88A Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 30/11/1963
   Withdrawn m/e 04/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC LA Laira 4w/e 27/11/1948
ALLOC 83A Newton Abbot m/e 28/02/1951
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 21/05/1960
ALLOC 82D Westbury 4w/e 13/08/1960
ALLOC 84C Banbury 2w/e 17/11/1962
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 30/03/1963
LOAN 81C Southall 4w/e 06/04/1963
ALLOC 88A Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 30/11/1963
WDN   2w/e 13/04/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1918 To Service To service as GWR Number 2875
Built at Swindon Works
31/03/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
21/05/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
13/08/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Westbury (82D)    
17/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
06/04/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
30/11/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88A)    
04/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 2875    

prev prev