5at Train

  The Class 5AT Advanced Technology Steam Locomotive Project   

New Generation Steam -- The Ultimate 4-6-0 -- 380 mile range -- An Engineering Legacy 

Dominic Wells MEng CEng MIMechE

Dominic Wells graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2001 with an honours in Mechanical Engineering, since when he has worked within the rail industry undertaking specialized studies such as axle stressing, crash worthiness checking, specialised equipment installations, brake system design and locomotive assessment.  In his spare time he works on the Welsh Highland Railway and the Kirklees Light Railway where he works closely with Ian Screeton on his modernized fleet of narrow gauge locomotives.  Dominic also gave valuable assistance and technical advice to the 5AT project in its earlier years.

Dominic has used his steam railway experience to write an excellent and informative book titled "How a Steam Locomotive Works", published in 2010 by Ian Allan Ltd.