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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5661 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 27/07/1962
Scrapping During 09/1962 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 36 yrs, 5 mths , 26 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1926
58 Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 01/12/1945
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 31/10/1950
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 30/11/1950
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 31/01/1952
   Withdrawn on 27/07/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CYS   4w/e 01/12/1945
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 17/10/1950
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 04/11/1950
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 29/12/1951
WDN   m/e 31/07/1962

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
02/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5661
Built at Swindon Works
   
01/12/1945 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (58)    
31/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
30/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
31/01/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
27/07/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 5661    

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