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Frames, bearings, sprockets for sale

Frames, bearings and sprockets bought as they were advertised as 7 1/4 but they are more suited to 10 1/4. The frames are 15 1/4″ wide by 15 1/2″ long the horns are 3″ wide by 4 5/8″ deep the … Continue reading

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AGM date and venue

Advance notice of AGM. Just a short note to say that this year’s AGM of The Ten and a Quarter Inch Gauge Railway Society will be held at Rudyard Lake Railway at 2pm on Saturday 8 September 2018. All society … Continue reading

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Loco for sale

This is for sale on eBay at present. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-1-4-Gauge-Miniature-Narrow-Gauge-Railway-Bogie-Diesel-Hydraulic-Locomotive-/292104870335?hash=item4402ce99bf:g:BswAAOSwjL5ZCZ6I Or contact Southern Miniature Railways Ltd, Charles O’Mahoney, 79 Snowdrop Crescent, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JA. Phone:01566248070; email:charles@minirail.co.uk.

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Lister loco for sale – gauge adjustable

Lister powered industrial quarry-style locomotive with 1.5 horsepower Lister D petrol engine powering an Eaton hydraulic gearbox. Finished in red, unused and as direct from builder, Robert Sheppard in 2014 using a Lister D agricultural engine. Lister engined loco of … Continue reading

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Sold!

Now sold! Built by David King in 1980, ‘Weasel’ is 10 ¼ inch gauge four wheeled internal combustion locomotive thatspent the majority of its life at the Wells Harbour Railway. After replacement by newer locomotives in later years, ‘Weasel’ was … Continue reading

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Stapleford for the Bank Holiday

The weekend before our AGM on Sunday September 4 at Stapleford MR, the railway itself has an open weekend with showman’s engines, fairground organs and so forth, admission is £3 per adult per day and the event takes place on … Continue reading

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Membership secretary

The society is pleased to announce that Phil Devonport had agreed to take over as membership secretary. Phil who is also the society’s archivist for steam locomotives said that he is looking forward to the task and hopes that new … Continue reading

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