Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 1 June 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 262, Auction Lot 237
Lot 237 A GWR cabside numberplate, 5572, from a 4500 Class 2-6-2T built at Swindon in February 1929. Allocated to Bristol Bath Road by January 1948 and later Cardiff Cathays, Radyr, St Blazey and Laira from where it was withdrawn on 3 April 1962 and sold for scrap to Woodham Bros at Barry on 6 July 1962. Acquired by the Great Western Society in August 1971 and restored, it is currently awaiting heavy repairs at Didcot, having reached the end of its ten year boiler certificate. Cast iron, in ex loco condition £300-400