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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6655 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 03/1965
Scrapping During 05/1965
Service Life 36 yrs, 6 mths , 28 dys

Code Name From Date
81C Southall 4w/e 03/10/1953
81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 14/06/1958
81B Slough 4w/e 03/10/1959
88C Barry 4w/e 26/03/1960
88F Treherbert 4w/e 27/07/1963
87F Llanelly 4w/e 28/09/1963
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 02/11/1963
   Withdrawn m/e 03/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC THT Treherbert 4w/e 16/07/1949
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 03/10/1953
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 81B Slough 4w/e 03/10/1959
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 26/03/1960
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 27/07/1963
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 29/09/1963
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 5w/e 02/11/1963
WDN   5w/e 12/04/1965

* 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 6655
Built at Swindon Works
03/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
03/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Slough (81B)    
26/03/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
27/07/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
02/11/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
03/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 6655    

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