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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 3845 on 25/04/1942

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 346
To Service Sat 25/04/1942
Withdrawal w/e Sat 27/06/1964
Service Life 22 yrs, 2 mths , 2 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) on 25/04/1942
81C Southall 4w/e 04/10/1952
81E Didcot 4w/e 16/05/1953
84B Oxley 4w/e 21/05/1955
86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 26/01/1957
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 04/11/1961
88J Aberdare 4w/e 06/10/1962
84C Banbury 4w/e 03/11/1962
   Withdrawn w/e 27/06/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 81E Didcot 4w/e 16/05/1953
ALLOC 84B Oxley 4w/e 21/05/1955
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 26/01/1957
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 04/11/1961
ALLOC 88J Aberdare 4w/e 06/10/1962
ALLOC 84C Banbury 4w/e 03/11/1962
WDN   w/e 27/06/1964

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Preservation
Current Status Unknown
Status Date 17/09/2018


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/08/1947 Swindon Works Locos. entering Works during August included: 992, 1004, 1758, 2023, 2280, 2289, 2409, 2568, 2818, 2833, 2886, 3170, 3375, 3582, 3845, 4015, 4021, 4049, 4055, 4082, 4701, 4800, 4924, 4931, 4945, 4957, 4989, 5006, 5049, 5056, 5069, 5084, 5088, 5094, 5318, 5337, 5347, 5353, 5370, 5913, 5922, 5923, 5940, 5962, 6333, 6909, 6931, an 6965. 2-8-0's which have recently been converted to oil-burning were ex Works as follows: Nos. 4809 (2845) 11/8, 4810 (2853) 13/8, 4857 (3831) 16/8 and 4811 (2847) 20/8. The construction of Lot 366 is under way and No. 6971 (coal-burning) is nearing completion. (16/9). SLS/194710
30/12/1962 Western Regionboundary changes The following former W.R. engines were transferred to the L.M. Region when the depots to which they are allocated became the responsibility of that Region on 1.1.63. The official date of the transfer is December 30th, 1962: D3004/25-9/34-9, D3105-13/5/6/91-4, D3752/5/7, D3950-2/6-8/68-70/73-85/8/95-7, 1002/13/6/9/23/5, 1432/58, 1619/28/32/8/60/3/8, 2210/1/36/89 2845/51/6/66/75/88, 3208/9/17, 3601/5/7/19/25/31/58/60/73, 3709/44/9/70/6/8/82/8/9/92, 3802/6/9/13/5/7/21/5/8/9/31/45/6/9/52/5/7/65, 4105/11/4/20/5/33/40/7-9/53-5/8/65/7/8/71-3/5/6/8/9, 4602/17/45/6/8/65/83/7/96, 4923/46/54/98, 5022/6/31/63/89, 5101/53, 5192, 5606/40/58, 5927/42/83/90/1/4/5, 6129, 6314/64, 6403/24, 6604/9-11/5/8/25/31/2/44/6/63/7/8/71/4/8/9/83/92/4/8, 6803/11/23/7/8/30/1/3/9/42/5/51/3-5/7/8/61/2/4/6/70/1/9, 6903/4/6/7/11/5/6/7/22/5/6/9/30/3/4/52/64/71/6/9/80, 7001/12/4/9/24/6, 7207/18/36, 7414/8/24/6/31/43. 7800-3/6/7/9/10/2/8/9/21-4/7/8, 7905/8/12/5/8/29, 8109, 8464/98, 8718, 9435/63/70/98, 9608/10/3/4/24/30/6/9/46/57/69, 9724/33/53/68/74/82/93, 41201-4/9/31/2/40/1/85, 44835, 45143/5/90, 45283/98, 45406/22, 45572/7, 45660/99, 46401, 46503-27, 48330/47/54/69/402/4/10/2/5/7/8/24/30/6/50/9/60/71/4/5/8, 48724/38/9/68, 73025 6/34-6/90/5/7, 75000/2-4/6/9/20/1/3/4/6/7/9, 78000/2/3/7/8, 80070/8-80/96/8/100/l/2/4/5/31/2/5/6, 82000/3/5/6/9/20/1/31-4, 92001, 92212/3/5/27/8/34/47. SLS/196303

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
25/04/1942 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 3845
Built at Swindon Works
   
04/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
16/05/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
21/05/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Oxley (84B)    
26/01/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
04/11/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
06/10/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdare (88J)    
03/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
27/06/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 3845    

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