Mission

Caprotti Black 5 Ltd is embarking on a project to build in the Midlands a Rolling Chassis of a Stanier Black 5 of the Caprotti type, either No. 44686 or 44687.

The originals of which were built at Horwich in 1951.

The Chassis would consist of Frames, Front bogie, Drivers with Axleboxes, Brakes and Springs, Ashpan, Caprotti valve gear, Pipework and fittings, ready to receive a Boiler.