Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 December 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 271, Auction Lot 382
Lot 382 A GWR cabside numberplate, 2887, from a 2884 Class 2-8-0 built at Swindon in March 1938. A long time Severn Tunnel Junction engine, it had brief spells towards the end at Cardiff Canton, Cardiff East Dock, Reading and Taunton from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 13 June 1964 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca on 18 August 1964. Cast brass, the front repainted. THIS SHOULD BE CAST IRON - CHECK £400-600
 This lot sold for £400.