Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 March 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 276, Auction Lot 297
Lot 297 A GWR cabside numberplate, 7317, from a 53XX Class 2-6-0 built at Swindon in December 1921 from parts supplied by Robert Stephenson & Co from whom it was originally ordered. Allocated to Oxley by January 1948, it was transferred the following September to Tyseley where it spent most of its BR days before moving towards the end to St Philips Marsh, Cardiff Canton, Cardiff East Dock and Taunton from where it was withdrawn on 28 December 1963 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Morriston on 28 February 1964. Cast iron, the front repainted. £400-600
 This lot sold for £540.