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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5688 m/e 01/1927

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class 56xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-2T
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 235
To Service During 01/1927
Withdrawal Thu 03/06/1965
Scrapping During 10/1965
Service Life 38 yrs, 5 mths , 3 dys

Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 01/1927
88E Abercynon 4w/e 04/05/1963
88D Rhymney w/e 08/11/1964
   Withdrawn on 03/06/1965

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88E Abercynon 4w/e 04/05/1963
ALLOC 88D Rhymney 3w/e 02/11/1964
TOSTORE   5w/e 12/04/1965
WDN   4w/e 13/06/1965

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

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1927 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5688
Built at Swindon Works
04/05/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Abercynon (88E)    
08/11/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Rhymney (88D)    
03/06/1965 Withdrawn Condemned as 5688    

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