• Steam train services start again at February half term with the first trains on Saturday 16th February. But don't worry, you can enjoy River Dart cruises in January and February! Check out the timetable. . . .
  • Please bear with us for the next couple of weeks whilst we update our website with 2019 timetables, information and prices.....
  • Steam train services start again at February half term with the first trains on Saturday 16th February. But don't worry, you can enjoy River Dart cruises in January and February! Check out the timetable. . . .
  • Please bear with us for the next couple of weeks whilst we update our website with 2019 timetables, information and prices.....
  • Steam train services start again at February half term with the first trains on Saturday 16th February. But don't worry, you can enjoy River Dart cruises in January and February! Check out the timetable. . . .
  • Please bear with us for the next couple of weeks whilst we update our website with 2019 timetables, information and prices.....
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  • 5239 GOLIATH
  • Built August 1924 in Swindon

    Withdrawn British Railways 1963

    This class of locomotive was designed for use on heavy coal trains in the Welsh valleys, although two of the class were allocated to St Blazey in Cornwall for china clay traffic. 5239 was based at Neath for all of its working life being withdrawn from there in 1963 and sent to Barry scrap yard.

    Rescued by the Dart Valley Railway, it arrived at Newton Abbot in June 1973 where most of the restoration work was carried out. In June 1976 it was transferred to Paignton for completion, entering traffic in 1978.

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  • 2
  • C B Collett
  • 4' 7½"
  • 3' 2"
  • 40' 9"
  • 82 tons, 2 cwt
  • 1,800 gallons
  • (2) 19" x 30"
  • 200psi
  • 4 tons