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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 3812 on 23/09/1939

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 328
To Service Wed 23/09/1939
Withdrawal Wed 16/06/1965
Scrapping During 10/1965 at Cohens (Morriston)
Service Life 25 yrs, 8 mths , 24 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) on 23/09/1939
CDF Cardiff Canton 4w/e 29/12/1945
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 8w/e 26/03/1955
86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 27/07/1963
81C Southall 3w/e 28/03/1965
   Withdrawn on 16/06/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CDF Cardiff Canton 4w/e 23/02/1946
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 26/03/1955
ALLOC 86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 27/07/1963
TOSTORE   2w/e 07/03/1965
ALLOC 81C Southall 5w/e 12/04/1965
WDN   on 16/06/1965
WDN   4w/e 11/07/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
23/09/1939 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 3812
Built at Swindon Works
29/12/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (CDF)    
26/03/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
27/07/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Ebbw Junction (Newport) (86A)    
28/03/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
16/06/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 3812    

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