Most websites about individual engines are either because they were famous or are today preserved.
5028 was “Unsung” and is long gone, but she was well liked by the Great Western footplate men who drove and fired her. She worked mainly in the Newton Abbot & Laira Areas.
The following pages trace her story from “Birth” in 1934 to her untimely “Death” in 1960.
Click on the Radio to Play 5 minute Audio.
5028 features at the beginning of the clip.
—-- And See Below for Youtube Simulation.
Simulation. 5028 nearly stalls on a 1 in 48 gradient with 13 coaches (inc 2 sleeping cars) on the Bristolian. >>>>>>>>>