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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6875 m/e 04/1939

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Grange
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 04/1939
Withdrawal During 03/1964
Scrapping During 07/1964
Service Life 24 yrs, 10 mths , 29 dys

Code Name From Date
83B Taunton 4w/e 31/08/1950
83G Penzance 4w/e 25/01/1958
83E St Blazey 4w/e 18/06/1960
83G Penzance 4w/e 04/11/1961
88L Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 06/10/1962
81C Southall 4w/e 29/06/1963
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 22/02/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 03/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 83B Taunton 4w/e 12/08/1950
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 28/12/1957
ALLOC 83E St Blazey 4w/e 18/06/1960
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 04/11/1961
ALLOC CED Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 06/10/1962
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 29/06/1963
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 24/02/1964
WDN   5w/e 30/03/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1939 To Service To service as GWR Number 6875, name: HINDFORD GRANGE
Built at Swindon Works
31/08/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Taunton (83B)    
25/01/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
18/06/1960 Allocation Reallocated to St Blazey (83E)    
04/11/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
06/10/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88L)    
29/06/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
22/02/1964 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
03/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 6875    

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