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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 4697   14/02/1945

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 57xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Wed 14/02/1945
Withdrawal During 07/1965
Scrapping During 10/1964 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 20 yrs, 4 mths , 16 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 25/02/1956
82C Swindon m/e 16/06/1956
81C Southall 7w/e 22/06/1964
83C Westbury 5w/e 24/08/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 07/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 25/02/1956
ALLOC 82C Swindon 4w/e 16/06/1956
ALLOC 81C Southall 2w/e 08/06/1964
ALLOC 83C Westbury 3w/e 10/08/1964
WDN   02/07/1965
WDN   4w/e 11/07/1965

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1945 To Service To service as GWR Number 4697
Built at Swindon Works
   
25/02/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (82C)    
22/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
24/08/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Westbury (83C)    
10/1964 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    
07/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 4697    

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