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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6779   12/12/1950

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 57xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Sun 12/12/1950
Withdrawal During 06/1959
Scrapping During 12/1960 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 8 yrs, 5 mths , 19 dys

Code Name From Date
88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 31/01/1951
87K Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) m/e 16/06/1956
   Withdrawn m/e 06/1959

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW NYA   12/12/1950
ALLOC 88B Cardiff East Dock w/e 31/12/1950
ALLOC 87K Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) 4w/e 19/05/1956
WDN   m/e 30/06/1959

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
31/12/1950 To Service To service as GWR Number 6779
Built at Swindon Works
31/01/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88B)    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) (87K)    
06/1959 Withdrawn Condemned as 6779    
12/1960 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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