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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6639 m/e 09/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 252
To Service During 09/1928
Withdrawal Mon 21/10/1963
Scrapping During 05/1964 at Cohens (Morriston)
Service Life 35 yrs, 1 mth , 20 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 09/1928
86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 13/08/1955
82C Swindon 4w/e 03/12/1955
88B Radyr 4w/e 05/11/1960
88G Llantrisant 4w/e 25/03/1961
84D Leamington 4w/e 29/06/1963
84D Leamington w/e 20/07/1963
   Withdrawn on 21/10/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86A Ebbw Junction (Newport) 4w/e 13/08/1955
ALLOC 82C Swindon 4w/e 03/12/1955
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Canton 4w/e 05/11/1960
ALLOC 88G Llantrisant 4w/e 25/03/1961
ALLOC 84D Leamington 4w/e 29/06/1963
ALLOC 84D Leamington 4w/e 03/08/1963
WDN   5w/e 02/11/1963

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1928 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 6639
Built at Swindon Works
13/08/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Ebbw Junction (Newport) (86A)    
03/12/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (82C)    
05/11/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88B)    
25/03/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Llantrisant (88G)    
29/06/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (84D)    
20/07/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (84D)    
10/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 6639    

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