Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 1 June 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 262, Auction Lot 496
Lot 496 A GWR cabside numberplate, 3809, from a 2884 Class 2-8-0 built at Swindon in September 1939. A long time Cardiff Canton engine, it moved in January 1961 to Banbury and in April 1964 to Croes Newydd from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 24 October 1964 and sold for scrap the following 14 December to Birds Commercial Motors at Morriston. Cast iron, cleaned and the front repainted. £200-350
 This lot sold for £450.