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GWR Brass Cabside Numberplate 2807. Ex GWR 2-8-0 Heavy Freight Locomotive, built Swindon Works in October 1905 and initially allocated to the London area. Had a long spell at Tyseley followed by a similar spell at Hereford and Worcester. It then moved to South Wales being at Ebbw Junction and Pontypool Road. This was followed by a period at Newton Abbot before final allocation to Severn Tunnel Junction. Withdrawn from there in March 1963, it was sent to Barry Scrapyard where it languished for 17 years before rescue by the Cotswold Steam Preservation Limited. The loco is now at the GWR Toddington.

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Auction: November 2012 , Lot: 281
Sold for: £1,100
GWR Brass Cabside Numberplate 2807. Ex GWR 2-8-0