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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5663 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 03/08/1962
Scrapping During 10/1962 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 36 yrs, 6 mths , 3 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 02/1926
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 31/10/1953
88F Treherbert 4w/e 25/01/1958
88A Radyr 4w/e 24/01/1959
88A Radyr 4w/e 03/10/1959
   Withdrawn on 03/08/1962

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 31/10/1953
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 28/12/1957
ALLOC 88A Radyr m/e 28/02/1959
ALLOC 88A Radyr 4w/e 03/10/1959
WDN   m/e 31/08/1962

* 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 5663
Built at Swindon Works
31/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
25/01/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
24/01/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88A)    
03/10/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88A)    
03/08/1962 Withdrawn Condemned as 5663    

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