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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6697   10/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 10/1928
Withdrawal During 05/1966
Service Life 37 yrs , 7 mths

Code Name From Date
88C Barry 4w/e 23/04/1960
88B Radyr 4w/e 20/07/1964
2L Leamington w/e 12/09/1964
2D Banbury w/e 19/06/1965
2A Tyseley w/e 23/10/1965
6C Croes Newydd w/e 06/11/1965
   Withdrawn m/e 05/1966

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 23/04/1960
ALLOC 88B Radyr 3w/e 20/07/1964
ALLOC 2L Leamington w/e 12/09/1964
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region 3w/e 14/09/1964
ALLOC 2D Banbury 4w/e 10/07/1965
ALLOC 6C Croes Newydd 4w/e 06/11/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1928 To Service To service as GWR Number 6697
Built at Swindon Works
23/04/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
20/07/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88B)    
12/09/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (2L)    
19/06/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (2D)    
23/10/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Tyseley (2A)    
06/11/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Croes Newydd (6C)    
05/1966 Withdrawn Condemned as 6697    

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