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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5673 m/e 08/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 08/1926
Withdrawal Mon 08/03/1965
Scrapping During 05/1965
Service Life 38 yrs, 7 mths , 5 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 08/1926
87H Neyland 2w/e 12/07/1952
87K Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) 4w/e 04/10/1952
87E Landore 4w/e 01/11/1952
87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 17/06/1961
88B Radyr 4w/e 28/09/1963
   Withdrawn on 08/03/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 87H Neyland 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 87K Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) 4w/e 04/10/1952
ALLOC 87E Landore 4w/e 01/11/1952
ALLOC 87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 17/06/1961
ALLOC 88B Radyr 4w/e 29/09/1963
WDN   5w/e 12/04/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
08/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5673
Built at Swindon Works
12/07/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Neyland (87H)    
04/10/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Swansea Paxton Street (Victoria) (87K)    
01/11/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Landore (87E)    
17/06/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Neath (Court Sart) (87A)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Radyr (88B)    
08/03/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 5673    

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