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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 6691 m/e 10/1928

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 255
To Service During 10/1928
Withdrawal Fri 25/06/1965
Service Life 36 yrs, 8 mths , 26 dys

Scrapping During 08/1965

Code Subsequent Codes Name From Date
    (New) m/e 10/1928
DYD   Duffryn Yard 4w/e 13/08/1949
88D   Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 25/01/1964
87F   Llanelly 2w/e 11/04/1965
     Withdrawn on 25/06/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC DYD Duffryn Yard 4w/e 13/08/1949
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 27/01/1964
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 5w/e 12/04/1965
WDN   on 25/06/1965
WDN   4w/e 11/07/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1928 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 6691
Built at Swindon Works
13/08/1949 Allocation Reallocated to Duffryn Yard (DYD)    
25/01/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
11/04/1965 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
25/06/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 6691    
08/1965 Scrapped Scrapped    

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