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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6654 m/e 08/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 08/1928
Withdrawal During 06/1965
Scrapping During 10/1965
Service Life 36 yrs , 10 mths

Code Name From Date
86J Aberdare 4w/e 30/09/1951
86C Cardiff Canton 6w/e 30/06/1952
86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 01/11/1952
81E Didcot 4w/e 31/10/1953
81C Southall 4w/e 30/01/1954
81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 14/06/1958
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 18/06/1960
88F Treherbert 2w/e 17/11/1962
88C Barry 7w/e 22/06/1964
88E Abercynon 6w/e 12/10/1964
88B Radyr w/e 08/11/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 06/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86J Aberdare 4w/e 08/09/1951
ALLOC 86C Cardiff Canton 4w/e 14/06/1952
ALLOC 86E Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 81E Didcot 4w/e 31/10/1953
ALLOC 81C Southall 5w/e 30/01/1954
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 18/06/1960
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 2w/e 17/11/1962
ALLOC 88C Barry 3w/e 29/06/1964
ALLOC 88E Abercynon 3w/e 14/09/1964
ALLOC 88B Radyr 3w/e 02/11/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1928 To Service To service as GWR Number 6654
Built at Swindon Works
30/09/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdare (86J)    
30/06/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Canton (86C)    
01/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Severn Tunnel Junction (86E)    
31/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
30/01/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
17/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
22/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
12/10/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Abercynon (88E)    
08/11/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88B)    
06/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 6654    

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