5224 in the workshop at Peak Rail - August 2018.jpg

5224 was built at Swindon in 1924 and ran until withdrawn in 1963 from Cardiff East Dock shed.

BR motive power depot allocations since 1948.

Date ArrivedDepot
January 1948Ebbw Junction
February 1954Severn Tunnel Junction
March 1962Cardiff Canton
August 1962Cardiff East Dock

5224, which has a raised frame over the cylinders, is owned by Pete Waterman.

It has been restored and run on a number of heritage lines before moving to Crewe Heritage Centre where it was planned to overhaul it.

Following Pete Waterman selling his facility at Crewe 5224 has moved to Peak Rail at Rowsley to undertake the overhaul which has now commenced.

Home BaseCurrent StatusOwner
Peak RailUnder overhaulPete Waterman – The Waterman Railway Heritage Trust
5224 (despite being marked as 5221) in Woodham’s scrapyard at Barry – c1967

5224 in the workshop at Peak Rail – August 2018

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