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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 3855   01/10/1942

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Churchward
Class 28xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Sat 01/10/1942
Withdrawal During 08/1965
Service Life 22 yrs, 9 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 21/03/1953
86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 22/03/1958
84C Banbury 4w/e 28/01/1961
6E Oswestry w/e 10/10/1964
6C Croes Newydd w/e 23/01/1965
   Withdrawn m/e 08/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86G Pontypool Road 4w/e 21/03/1953
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 22/03/1958
ALLOC 84C Banbury 4w/e 28/01/1961
ALLOC 6E Oswestry w/e 10/10/1964
ALLOC 6C Croes Newydd 3w/e 06/02/1965
WDN   w/e 21/08/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1942 To Service To service as GWR Number 3855
Built at Swindon Works
21/03/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Pontypool Road (86G)    
22/03/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
28/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
10/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Oswestry (6E)    
23/01/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Croes Newydd (6C)    
08/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 3855    

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