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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway (Original) 2179 m/e 03/1908
Great Western Railway 4518 on 28/12/1912

Locomotive Specifics
Designer G. Churchward
Class 45xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 2-6-2T
Builder Wolverhampton Works (Stafford Road)
To Service During 03/1908
Withdrawal Wed 01/10/1952
Service Life 44 yrs, 7 mths , 2 dys


Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 03/1908
MCH   Machynlleth m/e 30/06/1948
KDR   Kidderminster 4w/e 31/12/1949
85B   Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 20/05/1950
83D   Laira 4w/e 15/07/1950
     Withdrawn on 01/10/1952

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC MCH Machynlleth m/e 30/06/1948
ALLOC KDR Kidderminster 4w/e 31/12/1949
ALLOC 85B Gloucester Horton Road 4w/e 20/05/1950
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 15/07/1950
WDN   m/e 31/10/1952

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
03/1908 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 2179
Built at Wolverhampton Works (Stafford Road)
28/12/1912 Renumbered Renumbered to 4518    
30/06/1948 Allocation Reallocated to Machynlleth (MCH)    
31/12/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Kidderminster (KDR)    
20/05/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Gloucester Horton Road (85B)    
15/07/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
01/10/1952 Withdrawn Condemned as 4518    

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