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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5666 m/e 06/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 06/1926
Withdrawal Tue 16/07/1963
Scrapping During 12/1963 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 37 yrs, 1 mth , 15 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 06/1926
88D Merthyr Tydfil 6w/e 30/06/1951
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 31/03/1952
88D Merthyr Tydfil 3w/e 17/05/1952
88D Merthyr Tydfil 6w/e 30/06/1952
88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
   Withdrawn on 16/07/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 21/04/1951
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 16/06/1951
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 8w/e 03/11/1951
ALLOC MD   4w/e 23/02/1952
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 19/04/1952
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 14/06/1952
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 88B Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 23/03/1957
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 20/04/1957
ALLOC 88D Merthyr Tydfil 4w/e 28/01/1961
WDN   4w/e 27/07/1963

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

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5666
Built at Swindon Works
   
30/06/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
31/03/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
17/05/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
30/06/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
28/01/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Merthyr Tydfil (88D)    
16/07/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5666    

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