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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 1626   10/08/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Hawksworth
Class 16xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Tue 10/08/1950 to St Blazey (83E)
Withdrawal During 08/1962
Scrapping During 08/1963 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 11 yrs, 11 mths , 21 dys

Code Name From Date
83E St Blazey (New) 10/08/1950
   Withdrawn m/e 08/1961
83E St Blazey (Reinstated) m/e 10/1961
85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 02/12/1961
   Withdrawn m/e 08/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 83E St Blazey 4w/e 12/08/1950
NEW NYA   m/e 31/08/1950
WDN   m/e 30/09/1961
REINS 83E St Blazey m/e 31/10/1961
ALLOC 83E St Blazey 4w/e 04/11/1961
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 02/12/1961
WDN   m/e 31/08/1962

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
31/08/1950 To Service To service as GWR Number 1626
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to St Blazey (83E)
10/1961 Reinstated Reinstated to St Blazey (83E)    
02/12/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
08/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 1626    
08/1963 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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