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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5253 m/e 12/1925

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 42xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-8-0T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 233
To Service During 12/1925
Withdrawal During 04/1963
Scrapping During 12/1964 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 37 yrs, 4 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 12/1925
   Withdrawn m/e 04/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC NPTG Ebbw Junction (Newport) m/e 30/06/1948
ALLOC STJ Severn Tunnel Junction 4w/e 27/11/1948
WDN   4w/e 04/05/1963

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
12/1925 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5253
Built at Swindon Works
04/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5253    

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