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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 6629 m/e 02/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 244
To Service During 02/1928
Withdrawal Mon 15/10/1962
Service Life 34 yrs, 8 mths , 14 dys

Scrapping During 08/1963

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 02/1928
86H   Aberbeeg 4w/e 04/10/1958
88D   Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 20/05/1961
     Withdrawn on 15/10/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 86H Aberbeeg 4w/e 04/10/1958
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 26/05/1961
WDN   on 22/10/1962

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
17/05/1958 Neath MPD In store are 4274, 6604/29, 7217. New diesel shunters here are D3361, D3432/3/4/5/6/7. These are allocated to Port Talbot but are maintained and refuelled at Neath. SLS/195808

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1928 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 6629
Built at Swindon Works
04/10/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Aberbeeg (86H)    
20/05/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
15/10/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 6629    
08/1963 Scrapped Scrapped    

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