This site is dedicated to ex British Railways diesel locomotive 24081 (5081) privately owned and preserved on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway.
Built at Crewe Locomotive works and delivered to British Railways March depot on 19th March 1960 D5081 is one the four surviving 150 built Sulzer diesel class 24 locomotives.
Being the final member of the class to be withdrawn in January 1981, 5081 is owned, maintained and operated by a small group of dedicated diesel volunteers based upon the GWR. The loco is now withdrawn from service pending repairs to bogies to replace worn springs and dampers.
We are none business or for profit organisation, the loco depends on donations and a small income from running fees for repairs, should you wish to donate towards the up keep or current repairs to 24081 our bank details are as follows - Sort code 07 00 30 Accounut No - 83370320. Please click on the menu button at the top left to view our news and picture gallery for updates and work in progress or contact the group with any enquiries via the "contact us" section.