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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5640 m/e 10/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 10/1925
Withdrawal During 06/1963
Scrapping During 12/1963 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)
Service Life 37 yrs, 8 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
108 Rhymney 4w/e 03/11/1945
58 Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 01/12/1945
88A Radyr 4w/e 24/01/1959
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 08/10/1960
84D Leamington 4w/e 06/10/1962
   Withdrawn m/e 06/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC RHY Rhymney 4w/e 03/11/1945
ALLOC CYS   4w/e 01/12/1945
ALLOC RYR Radyr 4w/e 28/12/1946
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 8w/e 03/11/1951
ALLOC 88A Radyr m/e 28/02/1959
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 05/10/1960
ALLOC 84D Leamington 4w/e 06/10/1962

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1925 To Service To service as GWR Number 5640
Built at Swindon Works
03/11/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Rhymney (108)    
01/12/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (58)    
24/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88A)    
08/10/1960 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
06/10/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (84D)    
06/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5640    
12/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Great Bridge    

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