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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 8723 m/e 04/1931

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 57xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 6703
To Service During 04/1931
Withdrawal Mon 06/07/1964
Scrapping During 11/1964 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 33 yrs, 3 mths , 5 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 04/1931
16 Aberbeeg 4w/e 01/12/1945
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 16/06/1962
88J Aberdare 4w/e 09/02/1963
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 09/03/1963
88J Aberdare 4w/e 04/05/1963
   Withdrawn 06/07/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC ABEEG Aberbeeg 4w/e 01/12/1945
ALLOC CDF Cardiff Canton 4w/e 10/07/1948
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil m/e 30/06/1962
ALLOC 88J Aberdare 4w/e 09/02/1963
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 09/03/1963
ALLOC 88J Aberdare 4w/e 04/05/1963
WDN   w/e 08/07/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
04/1931 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 8723
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 6703
01/12/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Aberbeeg (16)    
16/06/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
09/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdare (88J)    
09/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
04/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdare (88J)    
07/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 8723    

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