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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5669 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 Mon 07/09/1964
Scrapping During 11/1964
Service Life 38 yrs, 3 mths , 7 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 06/1926
88F Treherbert 4w/e 04/10/1958
88A Radyr 4w/e 01/11/1958
88F Treherbert 4w/e 09/02/1963
88B Radyr 7w/e 22/06/1964
   Withdrawn on 07/09/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC CHYS Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 21/05/1949
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 04/10/1958
ALLOC 88A Radyr 4w/e 01/11/1958
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 09/02/1963
ALLOC 88B Radyr 3w/e 29/06/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
06/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5669
Built at Swindon Works
04/10/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
01/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88A)    
09/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
22/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88B)    
07/09/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 5669    

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