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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 4089   08/07/1925

Names Carried
Date From Name
08/07/1925 DONNINGTON CASTLE

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Castle
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Mon 08/07/1925 to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Withdrawal Mon 07/09/1964 off Reading (W.R.) (81D)
Scrapping During 01/1965 at Hayes (Bridgend)
Service Life 39 yrs, 1 mth , 30 dys

Tenders
Type Number From Company Water Coal
Churchward 3,500g 2210 08/07/1925 GWR 3,500g 7t 0cwt
Churchward 3,500g 1785 04/1926 GWR 3,500g 7t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2436 14/08/1929 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2449 26/03/1931 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2410 03/04/1933 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2449 24/11/1933 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2674 03/07/1935 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2672 17/10/1936 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2420 12/02/1937 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2735 07/02/1938 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2605 28/01/1939 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2681 07/07/1939 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2626 24/08/1940 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2534 15/09/1941 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2659 24/12/1942 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2851 10/08/1943 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2575 19/04/1945 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2717 22/10/1945 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2577 07/09/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2880 04/06/1948 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2645 15/11/1950 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2873 20/07/1951 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4108 18/01/1952 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2886 01/05/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2428 04/08/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2733 26/12/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4122 24/12/1954 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2851 05/04/1956 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2929 18/02/1958 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4095 27/11/1959 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4074 05/12/1961 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4078 14/07/1962 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2449 08/1963 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt

Allocations
Code Name From Date
PDN Old Oak Common (New) 08/07/1925
CDF Cardiff Canton 15/06/1928
PDN Old Oak Common 17/09/1929
SRD Stafford Road 20/12/1932
LDR Landore 02/11/1935
PDN Old Oak Common 05/04/1936
LDR Landore m/e 30/04/1936
CDF Cardiff Canton 07/01/1937
LDR Landore 17/02/1937
SDN Swindon 09/02/1938
BRD Bristol Bath Road m/e 02/1942
Brd Weston-super-Mare m/e 08/1947
BRD Bristol Bath Road 30/10/1947
LA Laira m/e 07/1948
81A Old Oak Common 20/07/1951
83A Newton Abbot 18/01/1952
83D Laira m/e 02/1952
81A Old Oak Common m/e 06/1954
85A Worcester 02/12/1958
81A Old Oak Common 05/07/1960
   Stored (Old Oak Common) 22/10/1962
81D Reading (W.R.) (Reinstated) 31/12/1963
   Withdrawn 07/09/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC WEY Weymouth Radipole (GWR) m/e 30/06/1948
ALLOC LA Laira 4w/e 10/07/1948
ALLOC 81A Old Oak Common m/e 31/01/1951
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 26/01/1952
ALLOC 81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 19/06/1954
ALLOC 85A Worcester m/e 31/01/1959
ALLOC 81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 13/08/1960
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 31/12/1963
ALLOC 81C Southall 3w/e 29/06/1964
WDN   07/09/1964
WDN   3w/e 14/09/1964

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
08/07/1925 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4619)
09/06/1928 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4613)
26/03/1931 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4621)
14/12/1932 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4656)
22/03/1934 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4610)
17/10/1936 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4614)
24/12/1942 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4610)
07/09/1946 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6687)
04/06/1948 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6607)
17/10/1949 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6636)
20/07/1951 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6610)
01/05/1953 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6608)
24/12/1954 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6685)
05/04/1956 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6640)
18/02/1958 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 7613)
27/11/1959 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 6699)
05/10/1961 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 6697)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Swindon Works 23/02/1926 27/04/1926 64 days Light Repair
Tender number 1785 (Churchward 3,500g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 16/02/1928 15/06/1928 121 days Heavy
Boiler number 4613 (Diagram HA)
150402
Swindon Works 05/06/1929 17/09/1929 105 days Heavy
Tender number 2436 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
238141
Swindon Works 05/02/1931 02/04/1931 57 days General
Boiler number 4621 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2449 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
333667
Swindon Works 10/10/1931 10/12/1931 62 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 26/10/1932 20/12/1932 56 days General
Boiler number 4656 (Diagram HA)
434837
Swindon Works 31/01/1934 28/03/1934 57 days General
Boiler number 4610 (Diagram HA)
519359
Swindon Works 30/04/1935 11/08/1935 104 days Intermediate
Tender number 2674 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
601145
Swindon Works 17/03/1936 05/04/1936 20 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 09/09/1936 22/10/1936 44 days General
Boiler number 4614 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2672 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
685007
Swindon Works 14/01/1937 17/02/1937 35 days Light Repair
Tender number 2420 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 23/12/1937 09/02/1938 49 days Intermediate
Tender number 2735 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
760127
Swindon Works 13/01/1939 01/02/1939 20 days Light Repair
Tender number 2605 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 22/05/1939 08/07/1939 48 days Intermediate
Tender number 2681 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
830774
Swindon Works 09/07/1940 24/08/1940 47 days Light Repair
Tender number 2626 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 07/07/1941 18/09/1941 74 days Intermediate
Tender number 2534 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
914260
Swindon Works 06/11/1942 02/1943   General
Boiler number 4610 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2659 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
967181
Swindon Works 28/06/1943 14/08/1943 48 days Light Repair
Tender number 2851 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 07/03/1945 19/04/1945 44 days Intermediate
Tender number 2575 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1066052
Swindon Works 08/09/1945 22/10/1945 45 days Light Repair
Tender number 2717 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 06/08/1946 07/09/1946 33 days General
Boiler number 6687 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2577 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1128600
Swindon Works 10/12/1947 23/12/1947 14 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 20/04/1948 04/06/1948 46 days Intermediate
Boiler number 6607 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2880 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1193136
Swindon Works 08/09/1949 17/10/1949 40 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6636 (Diagram HB)
1259408
Swindon Works 09/10/1950 15/11/1950 38 days Light Casual
Tender number 2645 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 06/06/1951 20/07/1951 45 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 6610 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2873 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1349550
Swindon Works 19/11/1951 18/01/1952 61 days Light Casual
Tender number 4108 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 05/03/1953 01/05/1953 58 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6608 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2886 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1438288
Swindon Works 16/07/1953 04/08/1953 20 days Light Casual
Tender number 2428 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 02/11/1954 24/12/1954 53 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 6685 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 4122 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1525213
Swindon Works 23/02/1956 05/04/1956 43 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6640 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2851 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1589370
Swindon Works 14/09/1957 18/02/1958 158 days Heavy General
Boiler number 7613 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 2929 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1669190
Swindon Works 12/10/1959 27/11/1959 47 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6699 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4095 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1759100
Swindon Works 08/08/1961 05/10/1961 59 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6697 (Diagram HC)
1838264

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
08/07/1925 To Service To service as GWR Number 4089, name: DONNINGTON CASTLE
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Tender fitted: Churchward 3,500g
Diagram HA boiler fitted
   
23/02/1926 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 23/02/1926. Dep: 27/04/1926.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 1785 (Churchward 3,500g) attached.
   
16/02/1928 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy) - Arr: 16/02/1928. Dep: 15/06/1928.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4613 (Diagram HA)
   
15/06/1928 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (CDF)    
05/06/1929 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy) - Arr: 05/06/1929. Dep: 17/09/1929.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2436 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
17/09/1929 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)    
05/02/1931 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 05/02/1931. Dep: 02/04/1931.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4621 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2449 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
10/10/1931 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 10/10/1931. Dep: 10/12/1931.    
26/10/1932 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 26/10/1932. Dep: 20/12/1932.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4656 (Diagram HA)
   
20/12/1932 Allocation Reallocated to Stafford Road (SRD)    
03/04/1933 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2410    
24/11/1933 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2449    
31/01/1934 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 31/01/1934. Dep: 28/03/1934.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4610 (Diagram HA)
   
30/04/1935 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 30/04/1935. Dep: 11/08/1935.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2674 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
02/11/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (LDR)    
17/03/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 17/03/1936. Dep: 05/04/1936.    
05/04/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)    
30/04/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (LDR)    
09/09/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 09/09/1936. Dep: 22/10/1936.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4614 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2672 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
07/01/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (CDF)    
14/01/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 14/01/1937. Dep: 17/02/1937.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2420 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
17/02/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (LDR)    
23/12/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 23/12/1937. Dep: 09/02/1938.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2735 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
09/02/1938 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (SDN)    
13/01/1939 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 13/01/1939. Dep: 01/02/1939.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2605 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
22/05/1939 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 22/05/1939. Dep: 08/07/1939.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2681 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
09/07/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 09/07/1940. Dep: 24/08/1940.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2626 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
07/07/1941 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 07/07/1941. Dep: 18/09/1941.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2534 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
02/1942 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BRD)    
06/11/1942 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 06/11/1942. Dep: ?/02/1943.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4610 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2659 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
28/06/1943 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 28/06/1943. Dep: 14/08/1943.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2851 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
07/03/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 07/03/1945. Dep: 19/04/1945.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2575 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
08/09/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 08/09/1945. Dep: 22/10/1945.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2717 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
06/08/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 06/08/1946. Dep: 07/09/1946.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6687 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2577 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
08/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Weston-super-Mare (Brd)    
30/10/1947 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BRD)    
10/12/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 10/12/1947. Dep: 23/12/1947.    
20/04/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 20/04/1948. Dep: 04/06/1948.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6607 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2880 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
07/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (LA)    
08/09/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 08/09/1949. Dep: 17/10/1949.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6636 (Diagram HB)
   
09/10/1950 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 09/10/1950. Dep: 15/11/1950.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2645 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
06/06/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 06/06/1951. Dep: 20/07/1951.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6610 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2873 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
20/07/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
19/11/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 19/11/1951. Dep: 18/01/1952.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 4108 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
18/01/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
02/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
05/03/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 05/03/1953. Dep: 01/05/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6608 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2886 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/07/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 16/07/1953. Dep: 04/08/1953.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2428 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
26/12/1953 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2733    
06/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
02/11/1954 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 02/11/1954. Dep: 24/12/1954.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6685 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 4122 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
23/02/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 23/02/1956. Dep: 05/04/1956.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6640 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2851 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
14/09/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 14/09/1957. Dep: 18/02/1958.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7613 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 2929 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
02/12/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
12/10/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 12/10/1959. Dep: 27/11/1959.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6699 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4095 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
05/07/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
08/08/1961 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 08/08/1961. Dep: 05/10/1961.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6697 (Diagram HC)
   
05/12/1961 Tender Tender fitted: Hawksworth 4,000g number 4074    
14/07/1962 Tender Tender fitted: Hawksworth 4,000g number 4078    
22/10/1962 To Store To Store at Old Oak Common (81A)    
08/1963 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2449    
31/12/1963 Reinstated Reinstated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
07/09/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 4089 from Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
01/1965 Scrapped Broken up by Hayes: Bridgend    

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