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.

Other Named Expresses

Top left. October 1941 Dawlish The Up “Devonian”.

Top right. The Up “”Cornishman”1956.

Awaiting departure from Penzance.

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Above - Dawlish 19th August 1959.

The Up “Royal Duchy”.

Spot the difference between top and bottom right!?