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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5971 m/e 04/1937

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Hall
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 04/1937
Withdrawal During 12/1965
Scrapping During 06/1966 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 28 yrs, 7 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
85A Worcester 4w/e 31/12/1950
84G Shrewsbury 4w/e 08/08/1959
81C Southall 4w/e 15/12/1962
81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 06/04/1963
81C Southall 7w/e 22/06/1964
81D Reading (W.R.) 6w/e 12/10/1964
81F Oxford 4w/e 27/12/1964
85A Worcester 2w/e 10/01/1965
82E Bristol Barrow Road 4w/e 08/08/1965
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 85A Worcester 4w/e 02/12/1950
ALLOC 84G Shrewsbury 4w/e 08/08/1959
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 15/12/1962
ALLOC 81A Old Oak Common 4w/e 06/04/1963
ALLOC 81C Southall 3w/e 29/06/1964
ALLOC 81E Didcot 3w/e 14/09/1964
ALLOC 81E Didcot 3w/e 05/10/1964
ALLOC 81F Oxford 3w/e 19/12/1964
ALLOC 85A Worcester 5w/e 04/01/1965
ALLOC 82E Bristol Barrow Road 4w/e 08/08/1965
ALLOC 81F Oxford 3w/e 27/11/1965
WDN   7w/e 16/01/1966

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1937 To Service To service as GWR Number 5971, name: MEREVALE HALL
Built at Swindon Works
31/12/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
08/08/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Shrewsbury (84G)    
15/12/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
06/04/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
22/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
12/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
27/12/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Oxford (81F)    
10/01/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
08/08/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Bristol Barrow Road (82E)    
12/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 5971    
06/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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