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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5678 m/e 09/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 09/1926
Withdrawal Wed 15/01/1964
Scrapping During 05/1964
Service Life 37 yrs, 4 mths , 15 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 09/1926
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 31/08/1950
88F Treherbert 4w/e 03/11/1956
88F Treherbert 4w/e 15/12/1962
   Withdrawn on 15/01/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC RHY Rhymney 4w/e 28/12/1946
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 12/08/1950
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 03/11/1956
ALLOC 88F Treherbert 4w/e 15/12/1962
WDN   4w/e 27/01/1964

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5678
Built at Swindon Works
31/08/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
03/11/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
15/12/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Treherbert (88F)    
15/01/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 5678    

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