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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 2890   08/04/1938

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Wed 08/04/1938
Withdrawal During 04/1965
Scrapping During 08/1965
Service Life 26 yrs, 11 mths , 23 dys

Code Name From Date
81C Southall 4w/e 08/10/1955
84C Banbury 4w/e 01/11/1958
82C Swindon 4w/e 28/11/1959
86B Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 28/09/1963
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 22/02/1964
87A Neath (Court Sart) 6w/e 13/04/1964
86B Ebbw Junction (Newport) w/e 08/11/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 04/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CHR Chester West 14/10/1948
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 08/10/1955
ALLOC 84C Banbury 4w/e 01/11/1958
ALLOC 82C Swindon 4w/e 28/11/1959
TOSTORE   4w/e 06/04/1963
ALLOC 86B Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 29/09/1963
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 24/02/1964
ALLOC 87A Neath (Court Sart) 2w/e 13/04/1964
ALLOC 86B Ebbw Junction (Newport) 3w/e 02/11/1964
WDN   5w/e 16/05/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1938 To Service To service as GWR Number 2890
Built at Swindon Works
08/10/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
01/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
28/11/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (82C)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Ebbw Junction (Newport) (86B)    
22/02/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
13/04/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Neath (Court Sart) (87A)    
08/11/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Ebbw Junction (Newport) (86B)    
04/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 2890    

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