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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5653 m/e 01/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 01/1926
Withdrawal During 01/1963
Scrapping During 06/1963 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 37 yrs

Code Name From Date
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 31/10/1950
88F Treherbert 4w/e 25/01/1958
88C Barry 4w/e 14/07/1962
   Withdrawn m/e 01/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 17/10/1950
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 28/12/1957
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 14/07/1962
WDN   4w/e 12/01/1963

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1926 To Service To service as GWR Number 5653
Built at Swindon Works
31/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
25/01/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
14/07/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
01/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5653    
06/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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