5224

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5224 was built at Swindon in 1924 and ran until withdrawn in 1963 from Cardiff East Dock shed.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 at Didcot Railway Centre – May 1985
5224 at Didcot Railway Centre – May 1985
5224 at Loughboroughon the Great Central Railway – 1986
5224 at Loughboroughon the Great Central Railway – May 1994
5224 passing Haworth on the KWVR – February 2004
5224 banked by 5643 leaves Llangollen – April 2007
5224 in the workshop at Peak Rail – August 2018

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