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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 3838   20/01/1942

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Sat 20/01/1942
Withdrawal During 11/1964
Scrapping During 01/1965
Service Life 22 yrs, 9 mths , 11 dys

Code Name From Date
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 09/03/1963
81E Didcot 7w/e 22/06/1964
81C Southall 6w/e 12/10/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 11/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC STJ Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 29/01/1949
TOSTORE   4w/e 09/02/1963
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 09/03/1963
ALLOC 81E Didcot 3w/e 29/06/1964
ALLOC 81C Southall 3w/e 14/09/1964
WDN   3w/e 19/12/1964
WDN   5w/e 04/01/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1942 To Service To service as GWR Number 3838
Built at Swindon Works
12/11/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - Works sidings. SLS 1/1962 Link
09/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
22/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
12/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
11/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 3838    

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