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.


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Recent additions.


5th Sept 2014 - Castle Class Specifications added to “Technical” Section.

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13th Nov 2014 - Name Plate and Number Plate on display at “Steam” Swindon. Access the                       photo through Link on Home Page.


30th Aug 2015 - 2 photos added to Torbay Express Gallery.

Leaving Greenway Tunnel (1952-08-18)

& Hollacombe (1955-00-00).


30th Aug 2015 - 2 Photos added to main Gallery.

Approaching Exeter St Davids with up Mail Train (1956-08-02)

& Hemerdon with 5934 (1957-08-01)


17th Feb 2016 - 3 Photos & 1 record added to main Gallery.

Item dates are 1953.08.22 / 1955.01.26 / 1955.08.06 & 1955.08.09.


17th Feb 2016 - In The Accident - The Damaged Loco.

Shed Bash UK - record 1960.02.07 of engines in Yard & Dump at Swindon Works.


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