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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5683 m/e 10/1926

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 10/1926
Withdrawal Tue 10/03/1964
Scrapping During 05/1964
Service Life 37 yrs, 5 mths , 9 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 10/1926
88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 31/10/1950
   Withdrawn on 10/03/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88A Cardiff Cathays 4w/e 17/10/1950

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
10/1926 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5683
Built at Swindon Works
31/10/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff Cathays (88A)    
10/03/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 5683    

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