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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 1008   10/12/1945

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Hawksworth
Class County
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Mon 10/12/1945
Withdrawal Mon 07/10/1963
Scrapping During 12/1963 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 17 yrs, 9 mths , 27 dys

Code Name From Date
84K Chester West 4w/e 01/11/1952
83G Penzance 4w/e 14/06/1958
83D Laira 4w/e 09/08/1958
83G Penzance 4w/e 24/01/1959
83G Penzance 4w/e 03/12/1960
81E Didcot 4w/e 25/02/1961
87H Neyland 4w/e 06/10/1962
89A Shrewsbury 4w/e 09/02/1963
89A Shrewsbury w/e 02/03/1963
82C Swindon w/e 14/09/1963
   Withdrawn 07/10/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW NYA   m/e 31/12/1945
ALLOC 84K Chester West 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 14/06/1958
LOAN 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 14/06/1958
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR 4w/e 12/07/1958
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 09/08/1958
ALLOC 83G Penzance m/e 28/02/1959
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 03/12/1960
ALLOC 87H Neyland 4w/e 06/10/1962
LOAN 89A Shrewsbury 4w/e 09/02/1963
ALLOC 89A Shrewsbury 4w/e 02/03/1963
ALLOC 89A Shrewsbury 4w/e 09/03/1963
ALLOC 82C Swindon 4w/e 29/09/1963
ALLOC 91W To Western Region / GWR 5w/e 12/10/1963
WDN   5w/e 02/11/1963

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1945 To Service To service as GWR Number 1008, name: COUNTY OF CARDIGAN
Built at Swindon Works
01/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Chester West (84K)    
14/06/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
09/08/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
24/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
03/12/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
25/02/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
06/10/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Neyland (87H)    
09/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Shrewsbury (89A)    
02/03/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Shrewsbury (89A)    
14/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Swindon (82C)    
10/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 1008    
12/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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