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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5639 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
87F Llanelly 4w/e 31/12/1951
87F Llanelly 3w/e 17/05/1952
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 29/11/1952
87H Neyland 4w/e 16/05/1953
88A Cardiff Cathays 8w/e 11/07/1953
81E Didcot 4w/e 03/10/1953
88C Barry 4w/e 16/07/1960
   Withdrawn m/e 05/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 01/12/1951
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 17/05/1952
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 29/11/1952
ALLOC 87H Neyland 4w/e 13/06/1953
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 11/07/1953
ALLOC 81E Didcot 4w/e 03/10/1953
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 16/07/1960
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 5639
Built at Swindon Works
   
31/12/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
17/05/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
29/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
16/05/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Neyland (87H)    
11/07/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
03/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
16/07/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
05/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 5639    

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