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Missing stock

It is very rare for 10 1/4″locos and stock to be stolen, although it does happen, because most locos are well known to enthusiasts. However occasionally stuff does disappear either through theft or more often through just dropping out view. … Continue reading

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Unique railway for sale, two lots

10 1/4 inch gauge. Two diesel trains with two spare engines. Two sets of carriages, one set is fibreglass bought four years ago at a cost of £12,000 the other is wooden. They carry a total of 58 people. Plus … Continue reading

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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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Sold! 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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