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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5636 m/e 09/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 09/1925
Withdrawal During 05/1962
Scrapping During 09/1962
Service Life 36 yrs, 7 mths , 30 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
88F Treherbert 4w/e 24/03/1956
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 21/04/1956
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 24/01/1959
88C Barry 4w/e 26/03/1960
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
   Withdrawn m/e 05/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CHYS Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 21/05/1949
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 24/03/1956
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 21/04/1956
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil m/e 28/02/1959
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 26/03/1960
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
WDN   19/05/1962

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1925 To Service To service as GWR Number 5636
Built at Swindon Works
   
24/03/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
21/04/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
24/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
26/03/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
28/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
05/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 5636    

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