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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5656 m/e 02/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 02/1926
Withdrawal Fri 14/02/1964
Scrapping During 07/1964
Service Life 38 yrs , 14 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1926
87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 08/08/1959
87F Llanelly 4w/e 26/12/1959
87D Swansea East Dock 2w/e 17/11/1962
87E Landore 4w/e 28/12/1963
   Withdrawn on 14/02/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC LDR Landore m/e 31/05/1948
ALLOC 87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 08/08/1959
1STALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 26/12/1959
ALLOC 87D Swansea East Dock 2w/e 17/11/1962
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 31/12/1963

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5656
Built at Swindon Works
08/08/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Neath (Court Sart) (87A)    
26/12/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
17/11/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Swansea East Dock (87D)    
28/12/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (87E)    
14/02/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 5656    

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