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Smokebox Numberplate 7205. Ex GWR 2-8-2T rebuilt in October 1934 from 2-8-0T No 5280 originally built in August 1930. The newly rebuilt loco was allocated to Aberdare and remained there until moving to Cardiff Cathays in 1948. After a spell at Radyr in 1957, it went back to Aberdare in 1964, then Pontypool Road. Final allocation was Severn Tunnel Junction from where withdrawal took place on the 12th June 1965. Subsequently sold to Steel Supply (Western), Swansea on the 28th July 1965. Face only restored.

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Auction: May 2011 , Lot: 319
Sold for: £360
Smokebox Numberplate 7205. Ex GWR  2-8-2t Rebuilt