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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5650 m/e 01/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 01/1926
Withdrawal Mon 24/06/1963
Scrapping During 05/1964
Service Life 37 yrs, 5 mths , 24 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 01/1926
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 04/10/1952
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 05/11/1955
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
   Withdrawn on 24/06/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC THT Treherbert 4w/e 29/11/1947
ALLOC AYN Abercynon 4w/e 28/01/1950
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil m/e 30/11/1955
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
WDN   4w/e 29/06/1963

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5650
Built at Swindon Works
   
04/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
05/11/1955 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
28/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
24/06/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5650    

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