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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6126 m/e 10/1931

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 61xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 10/1931
Withdrawal During 12/1965
Scrapping During 06/1966 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 34 yrs , 2 mths

Code Name From Date
81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 27/12/1952
81B Slough 8w/e 20/04/1957
85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 31/12/1960
81E Didcot 4w/e 19/05/1962
81F Oxford 3w/e 04/05/1964
   Withdrawn m/e 12/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 25/02/1950
ALLOC 81D Reading (W.R.) 4w/e 27/12/1952
ALLOC 81B Slough 4w/e 20/04/1957
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 31/12/1960
ALLOC 81E Didcot 4w/e 19/05/1962
ALLOC 81F Oxford 3w/e 04/05/1964
WDN   7w/e 16/01/1966

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1931 To Service To service as GWR Number 6126
Built at Swindon Works
27/12/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Reading (W.R.) (81D)    
20/04/1957 Allocation Reallocated to Slough (81B)    
31/12/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
19/05/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
04/05/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Oxford (81F)    
12/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 6126    
06/1966 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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