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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 279 m/e 07/1910

Locomotive Specifics
Designer T. Hurry Riches
Class O4
Company History TVR/GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Vulcan Foundry
To Service During 07/1910
Withdrawal During 05/1954
Service Life 43 yrs , 10 mths

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 07/1910
88F Treherbert 4w/e 30/09/1951
88F Treherbert 4w/e 24/01/1953
88E Abercynon 4w/e 21/03/1953
88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 03/10/1953
   Withdrawn m/e 05/1954

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC FDL Ferndale 4w/e 01/11/1947
ALLOC THT Treherbert 4w/e 24/01/1948
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 08/09/1951
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
WDN   m/e 31/05/1954

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
07/1910 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 279
Built at Vulcan Foundry
30/09/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
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)    
05/1954 Withdrawn Condemned as 279    

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