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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6696 m/e 10/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 10/1928
Withdrawal During 12/1963
Scrapping During 04/1964
Service Life 35 yrs , 2 mths

Allocations
Code Name From Date
84J Croes Newydd 4w/e 01/11/1952
85A Worcester 4w/e 08/10/1960
85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 25/02/1961
88C Barry 4w/e 30/12/1961
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 84J Croes Newydd 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 85A Worcester 4w/e 05/10/1960
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 25/02/1961
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 30/12/1961
WDN   4w/e 30/11/1963

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1928 To Service To service as GWR Number 6696
Built at Swindon Works
   
01/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Croes Newydd (84J)    
08/10/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
25/02/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
30/12/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
12/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 6696    

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