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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Taff Vale Railway 165 m/e 06/1920
Great Western Railway 385 y/e 1924

Locomotive Specifics
Designer J. Cameron
Class A
Company History TVR/GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Hawthorn Leslie
To Service During 06/1920
Withdrawal Mon 01/04/1957
Total Mileage 656,383
Scrapping 4w/e Sat 18/05/1957 at Locomotive Works (Swindon)
Service Life 36 yrs, 10 mths , 1 dy

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 06/1920
86J Aberdare 6w/e 30/06/1952
88E Abercynon 4w/e 21/02/1953
88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 22/05/1954
88F Treherbert 4w/e 09/10/1954
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 24/03/1956
   Withdrawn on 01/04/1957

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86J Aberdare 4w/e 14/06/1952
ALLOC 88E Abercynon 4w/e 21/02/1953
ALLOC 88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 22/05/1954
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 11/09/1954
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 24/03/1956
WDN   m/e 30/04/1957

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1920 To Service To service as Taff Vale Railway Number 165
Built at Hawthorn Leslie
1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 385    
30/06/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Aberdare (86J)    
21/02/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Abercynon (88E)    
22/05/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88B)    
09/10/1954 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
24/03/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
01/04/1957 Withdrawn Condemned as 385    

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