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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Taff Vale Railway 49 m/e 10/1910
Great Western Railway (1922) 290 4w/e 10/1922

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Hurry Riches
Class O4
Company History TVR/GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Beyer Peacock Ltd.
Order Number No Order ID issued
Works Number 5385
To Service During 10/1910
Withdrawal Tue 26/07/1955
Service Life 44 yrs, 9 mths , 26 dys
Total Mileage 829,727

Scrapping 4w/e Sat 10/09/1955 at Locomotive Works (Swindon)

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 10/1910
FDL   Ferndale m/e 30/06/1948
88F   Treherbert 4w/e 24/01/1953
88E   Abercynon 4w/e 21/03/1953
88B   Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 03/10/1953
     Withdrawn on 26/07/1955

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC THT Treherbert 4w/e 29/11/1947
ALLOC FDL Ferndale m/e 30/06/1948
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 24/01/1953
ALLOC 88E Abercynon 4w/e 21/03/1953
ALLOC 88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 03/10/1953

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1910 To Service To service as Taff Vale Railway Number 49
Built at Beyer Peacock Ltd., Works Number 5385
10/1922 Renumbered Renumbered to 290    
30/06/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Ferndale (FDL)    
24/01/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
21/03/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Abercynon (88E)    
03/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88B)    
26/07/1955 Withdrawn Condemned as 290    
10/09/1955 Scrapped Broken up by Locomotive Works: Swindon    

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