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Numbers Carried
Type Number Date From
Pre TOPS (Pre Tops) D3605 14/11/1958
TOPS (Tops) 08490 05/1974

Locomotive Specifics
Class as Built 08
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Horwich Works
To Service 14/11/1958
Withdrawn 18/12/1985 off Thornton Junction (TJ)
Time in Service 27 yrs, 1 mth , 4 dys
Status Preserved

Code Name Date From
81A Old Oak Common (New) 14/11/1958
88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 16/05/1959
88M Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 03/11/1962
87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 02/11/1963
87B Margam 6w/e 13/04/1964
87E Landore 9w/e 18/03/1968
81A Old Oak Common 6w/e 03/05/1969
   Stored 4w/e 24/01/1970
8J Allerton w/e 21/02/1970
8J Allerton w/e 07/03/1970
8H Birkenhead Mollington Street w/e 28/03/1970
   Withdrawn 18/12/1985

Current Status Unknown

Start End Event Details Source See Also
14/11/1958 To Service To service as D3605
Built at Horwich Works
Allocated to Old Oak Common (81A)
16/05/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88B)    
03/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88M)    
02/11/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Neath (Court Sart) (87A)    
13/04/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Margam (87B)    
18/03/1968 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (87E)    
03/05/1969 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
29/06/1969 Sightings Old Oak Common depot: On shed RO 9/1969 Link
24/01/1970 To Store To Store    
21/02/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Allerton (8J)    
07/03/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Allerton (8J)    
28/03/1970 Allocation Reallocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street (8H)    
28/12/1971 Sightings Stabled at Birkenhead depot: Stabled on Birkenhead depot RO 517 Link
05/1974 Renumbered Renumbered to 08490    
18/12/1985 Withdrawn Condemned as 08490 from Thornton Junction (TJ)    

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