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Updated guidance on safety

HSG216 Passenger-carrying miniature railways – Guidance on safe practice has been the principal safety guidance for passenger-carrying miniature railways since the document’s publication by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2002. However it is no longer part of HSE’s … Continue reading

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Wanted! 10 1/4″ loco

One of the drivers at Watford Miniature Railway is in the market for a 10 ¼” gauge steam locomotive to base at Watford and take on tour visiting other railways. Happy to consider standard gauge or narrow gauge outline. Although … Continue reading

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For sale! Single bogie

Single 16” Allan Bogie with anti-fouling bar, fresh wheels and bearings. 8” high and 24” long. Buyer inspects and collects from Mid-Sussex. £300 ono. Contact David Adams on 07707 987316 or david10.25adams@btinternet.com

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For sale! Right Hand Points

TWO 9lb RIGHT HAND POINTS Two 10 ¼ gauge right hand points constructed with 9lb rail with circa 1:6 and 1:14 turnout ratios. Virtually unused but one constructed with worn stock rail. Superfluous rust associated with outside storage. Circa 4.2 … Continue reading

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For sale! Points rodding

Mixture of point rodding parts for sale. Some home-made and some ex-Queen Mary’s with some full size parts. Picture with one metre ruler for guidance shows most of the parts including tube guides. 8.5 metres of additional rodding in three … Continue reading

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For sale! Pair of 10¼ Gauge Cromar White bogies

As previously advertised a pair of 10¼ Gauge Cromar White bogies. Bought by me for a possible wheelchair coach project at Ingfield but now not needed. Originally used under a Severn Lamb coach, wheels are wide but profiled to 9.5/8″ … Continue reading

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London Model Engineering Show

The Society will be exhibiting at the London Model Engineering Exhibition 2020 at Alexandra Palace in North London from Friday 17th until Sunday 19th January 2020 Exhibition opening times are 10am – 5.00pm Friday and Saturday and 10am – 4.30pm on Sunday. … Continue reading

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