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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Taff Vale Railway 127 m/e 07/1916
Great Western Railway 361 y/e 1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Cameron
Class A
Company History TVR/GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Vulcan Foundry
To Service During 07/1916
Withdrawal Tue 29/01/1957
Service Life 40 yrs, 6 mths , 30 dys
Total Mileage 649,228
Information Mileage since rebuild in 1925

Scrapping 4w/e Sat 23/02/1957 at Locomotive Works (Swindon)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 07/1916
88A   Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 14/07/1956
     Withdrawn on 29/01/1957

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 14/07/1956
WDN   m/e 31/01/1957

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/03/1948 General Further locomotives noted carrying the prefix 'W' with blank tanks or tender sides were:-Nos. 33, 216/63, 393, 1141, 1993, 2048, 5388, 5625, 6703, 7751/68, while those lettered 'British Railways' were:-Nos. 361, 3103, 4217, 4533, 5035/99, 5257, 5520, 5641/52/55 an 6964. Nos. 271, 4206 an 5958 had been prefixed, but still carried 'G.W.R.' SLS/194805

Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1916 To Service To service as Taff Vale Railway Number 127
Built at Vulcan Foundry
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 361    
14/07/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
29/01/1957 Withdrawn Condemned as 361    
23/02/1957 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon    
06/1957 Report Report: A report that ex-Taff Vale 0-6-2 tank No. 361 had been installed at Newton Abbot as a stationary boiler is claimed as an error by another reader; the engine did in fact go to Newton Abbot, he writes, but for the reason that her boiler was to be transferred there to 2-6-2 tank No. 4547, which was in need of a new one. No. 4547, incidentally, is unusual in that it has never seen black livery ; it was still G.W. green when overhauled and is now in the new green livery. (Trains Illustrated - August, 1957)    

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