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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5042   11/07/1935

Names Carried
Date From Name
11/07/1935 WINCHESTER CASTLE

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Castle
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Fri 11/07/1935 to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Withdrawal Fri 25/06/1965 off Gloucester Horton Road (85B)
Scrapping During 10/1965 at Hayes (Bridgend)
Service Life 29 yrs, 11 mths , 14 dys

Tenders
Type Number From Company Water Coal
Collett 4,000g 2676 11/07/1935 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2444 21/05/1936 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2626 10/06/1937 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2643 20/12/1938 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2727 20/05/1939 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2843 21/08/1940 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2581 19/11/1941 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2564 23/04/1942 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2636 04/05/1944 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2893 09/03/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2714 22/05/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2391 14/03/1947 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2432 21/10/1947 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2853 07/01/1948 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2767 06/09/1949 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4104 07/04/1952 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2738 17/02/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2862 24/12/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2403 06/04/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4065 23/03/1956 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2886 19/02/1957 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4030 17/12/1958 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4079 07/04/1960 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2574 18/06/1960 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2426 05/11/1960 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4101 13/06/1962 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt

Allocations
Code Name From Date
PDN Old Oak Common (New) 11/07/1935
BRD Bristol Bath Road 09/09/1935
PDN Old Oak Common 21/03/1936
BRD Bristol Bath Road 24/05/1936
PDN Old Oak Common 16/10/1936
BRD Bristol Bath Road 10/11/1936
WOS Worcester 17/10/1937
GLO Gloucester Horton Road 27/05/1939
85A Worcester 02/02/1959
81A Old Oak Common 07/04/1960
83A Newton Abbot 11/08/1962
   Stored (Newton Abbot) 24/09/1962
87G Carmarthen (Reinstated) 12/01/1963
87F Llanelly 09/03/1963
   Stored (Llanelly) 09/09/1963
88A Cardiff East Dock (Reinstated) 31/12/1963
86C Hereford 13/04/1964
85B Gloucester Horton Road 20/07/1964
   Withdrawn 25/06/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 85A Worcester 4w/e 21/03/1959
ALLOC 81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 23/04/1960
ALLOC 83A Newton Abbot 4w/e 11/08/1962
ALLOC 87G Carmarthen 4w/e 12/01/1963
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 09/02/1963
TOSTORE   4w/e 29/09/1963
ALLOC 88A Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 31/12/1963
ALLOC 86C Hereford 2w/e 13/04/1964
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 3w/e 29/06/1964
WDN   25/06/1965
WDN   4w/e 11/07/1965

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
11/07/1935 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6629)
21/08/1940 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6624)
04/05/1944 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4642)
09/03/1946 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4641)
07/01/1948 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4644)
06/09/1949 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4622)
03/04/1951 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4649)
17/02/1953 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6652)
19/02/1957 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 7603)
07/04/1960 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 7606)
13/06/1962 Diagram HC boiler fitted (number 7618)


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Swindon Works 04/10/1935 23/10/1935 20 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 07/11/1935 03/12/1935 27 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 16/03/1936 21/03/1936 6 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 24/04/1936 24/05/1936 31 days Light Repair
Tender number 2444 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 30/06/1936 08/07/1936 9 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 15/08/1936 19/08/1936 5 days Running Repairs  
Swindon Works 22/05/1937 12/06/1937 22 days Light Repair
Tender number 2626 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 17/08/1937 17/10/1937 62 days Intermediate 129039
Swindon Works 19/11/1938 31/12/1938 43 days Light Repair
Tender number 2643 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 16/03/1939 27/05/1939 73 days Intermediate
Tender number 2727 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
221075
Swindon Works 16/07/1940 05/09/1940 52 days Light Repair
Boiler number 6624 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2843 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
276513
Swindon Works 06/10/1941 24/11/1941 50 days Intermediate
Tender number 2581 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
325397
Swindon Works 02/05/1942 13/06/1942 43 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 09/03/1944 11/05/1944 64 days General
Boiler number 4642 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2636 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
420523
Swindon Works 07/02/1946 09/03/1946 31 days Intermediate
Boiler number 4641 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2893 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
497406
Swindon Works 16/05/1946 22/05/1946 7 days Running Repairs
Tender number 2714 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 27/02/1947 14/03/1947 16 days Light Repair
Tender number 2391 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 27/11/1947 07/01/1948 42 days Light Repair
Boiler number 4644 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2853 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
585093
Swindon Works 03/08/1949 06/09/1949 35 days Heavy General
Boiler number 4622 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2767 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
667752
Swindon Works 26/02/1951 03/04/1951 37 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 4649 (Diagram HA)
749089
Swindon Works 11/03/1952 07/04/1952 28 days Light Casual
Tender number 4104 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 15/01/1953 02/04/1953 78 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6652 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2738 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
846981
Swindon Works 03/11/1953 24/12/1953 52 days Light Casual
Tender number 2862 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 23/02/1955 06/04/1955 43 days Heavy Intermediate
Tender number 2403 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
955307
Swindon Works 31/01/1956 23/03/1956 53 days Light Casual
Tender number 4065 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 22/11/1956 19/02/1957 90 days Heavy General
Boiler number 7603 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 2886 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1045255
Swindon Works 16/10/1958 17/12/1958 63 days Heavy Intermediate
Tender number 4030 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1139877
Swindon Works 02/02/1960 07/04/1960 66 days Heavy General
Boiler number 7606 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4079 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1206282
Swindon Works 16/04/1962 13/06/1962 59 days Heavy General
Boiler number 7618 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4101 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1302550

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
11/07/1935 To Service To service as GWR Number 5042, name: WINCHESTER CASTLE
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g
Diagram HB boiler fitted
   
09/09/1935 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BRD)    
04/10/1935 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 04/10/1935. Dep: 23/10/1935.    
07/11/1935 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 07/11/1935. Dep: 03/12/1935.    
16/03/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 16/03/1936. Dep: 21/03/1936.    
21/03/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)    
24/04/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 24/04/1936. Dep: 24/05/1936.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2444 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
24/05/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BRD)    
30/06/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 30/06/1936. Dep: 08/07/1936.    
15/08/1936 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Running Repairs) - Arr: 15/08/1936. Dep: 19/08/1936.    
16/10/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)    
10/11/1936 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Bath Road (BRD)    
22/05/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 22/05/1937. Dep: 12/06/1937.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2626 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
17/08/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 17/08/1937. Dep: 17/10/1937.    
17/10/1937 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (WOS)    
19/11/1938 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 19/11/1938. Dep: 31/12/1938.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2643 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/03/1939 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 16/03/1939. Dep: 27/05/1939.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2727 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
27/05/1939 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (GLO)    
16/07/1940 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 16/07/1940. Dep: 05/09/1940.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6624 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2843 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
06/10/1941 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 06/10/1941. Dep: 24/11/1941.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2581 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
23/04/1942 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2564    
02/05/1942 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 02/05/1942. Dep: 13/06/1942.    
09/03/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 09/03/1944. Dep: 11/05/1944.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4642 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2636 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
07/02/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 07/02/1946. Dep: 09/03/1946.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4641 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2893 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/05/1946 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Running Repairs) - Arr: 16/05/1946. Dep: 22/05/1946.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2714 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
27/02/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 27/02/1947. Dep: 14/03/1947.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2391 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
21/10/1947 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2432    
27/11/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 27/11/1947. Dep: 07/01/1948.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4644 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2853 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
03/08/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 03/08/1949. Dep: 06/09/1949.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4622 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2767 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
26/02/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 26/02/1951. Dep: 03/04/1951.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4649 (Diagram HA)
   
11/03/1952 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 11/03/1952. Dep: 07/04/1952.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 4104 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
15/01/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 15/01/1953. Dep: 02/04/1953.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6652 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2738 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
03/11/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 03/11/1953. Dep: 24/12/1953.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2862 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
23/02/1955 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 23/02/1955. Dep: 06/04/1955.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2403 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
31/01/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Casual) - Arr: 31/01/1956. Dep: 23/03/1956.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 4065 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
22/11/1956 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 22/11/1956. Dep: 19/02/1957.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7603 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 2886 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/10/1958 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 16/10/1958. Dep: 17/12/1958.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 4030 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
02/02/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
02/02/1960 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 02/02/1960. Dep: 07/04/1960.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7606 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4079 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
07/04/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
18/06/1960 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2574    
05/11/1960 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2426    
16/04/1962 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 16/04/1962. Dep: 13/06/1962.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 7618 (Diagram HC)
Tender number 4101 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
11/08/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Newton Abbot (83A)    
24/09/1962 To Store To Store at Newton Abbot (83A)    
12/01/1963 Reinstated Reinstated to Carmarthen (87G)    
09/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
09/09/1963 To Store To Store at Llanelly (87F)    
31/12/1963 Reinstated Reinstated to Cardiff East Dock (88A)    
13/04/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Hereford (86C)    
20/07/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
25/06/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 5042 from Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
10/1965 Scrapped Broken up by Hayes: Bridgend    

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