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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 8731 m/e 02/1931

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 57xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder W.G. Bagnall
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 2428
To Service During 02/1931
Withdrawal Fri 13/07/1962
Scrapping During 12/1962 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 31 yrs, 5 mths , 12 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1931
85A Worcester 4w/e 31/01/1951
85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 31/03/1951
85C Hereford 4w/e 30/04/1951
85D Kidderminster 4w/e 16/05/1953
85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 08/10/1955
81C Southall 4w/e 03/12/1960
   Withdrawn on 13/07/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC GLO Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 31/12/1949
ALLOC 85A Worcester w/e 31/12/1950
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road m/e 28/02/1951
ALLOC 85C Hereford m/e 30/04/1951
ALLOC 85D Kidderminster 4w/e 16/05/1953
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 08/10/1955
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 03/12/1960
WDN   m/e 31/07/1962

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1931 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 8731
Built at W.G. Bagnall, Works Number 2428
   
31/01/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
31/03/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
30/04/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Hereford (85C)    
16/05/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Kidderminster (85D)    
08/10/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
03/12/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
13/07/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 8731    

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