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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 7779 m/e 11/1930

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 57xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Armstrong Whitworth
To Service During 11/1930
Withdrawal During 10/1958
Scrapping During 09/1968
Service Life 27 yrs, 10 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
88C Barry 4w/e 04/10/1952
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 25/11/1953
   Withdrawn m/e 10/1958

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88C Barry 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 28/11/1953
OFFSTOCK UNK   m/e 31/10/1958

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
11/1930 To Service To service as GWR Number 7779
Built at Armstrong Whitworth
04/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Barry (88C)    
25/11/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
10/1958 Withdrawn Condemned as 7779    
31/10/1958 Sightings Sold to London Transport for further use    

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