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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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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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A visit to Hastings

The 10 1/4 inch gauge Hastings Miniature Railway is a short walk from Hastings station and first opened in 1948. It is 600 yards long and has three stations at Marine Parade (opened 1959), East Beach Street Halt and Rock-A-Nore. … Continue reading

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Locos at Watford’s Cassiobury Park

Jonathan James recently visited the 10 1/4 inch gauge Watford Miniature Railway in Cassiobury Park, a line which opened in 1959. The railway has only one station but comprises a complicated circuit including one level crossing. Trains were being operated … Continue reading

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AGM date announced

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 Stapleford Miniature Railway near Melton Mowbray at 2pm on Sunday 4 September … Continue reading

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Project loco for sale

Seen on eBay was this loco project. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-1-4-7-25-7-1-4-Gauge-Railway-Locomotive-Live-Steam-/152010643034? Almost all parts to finish a 7 ft long by 800mm Chassis in 7 1/4 or 10/1/4 inch gauge. Cylinders and running gear are Thomas 2. Full set of Motion Rods all … Continue reading

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New YouTube channel for 10 1/4 inch

Brian Jones has added a YouTube channel just for my miniature railway videos, It is called ‘Brian Jones – Channel Ten (and a Quarter)’ and can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-1uUnYb-0Ydn4NwNmY5-dQ/featured . Brian admits that other gauges might find their way … Continue reading

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