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For Sale: Mardyke Wheelchair Wagon

Mardyke constructed solid steel 6m plate bogie wheelchair wagon with parking brake at one end. Anchor holes for two wheelchairs (possibly takes three). End and side loading. Separate loose aluminium loading ramp. 13½ feet long 14¾ feet over buffers which … Continue reading

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For sale – Torquay Manor start

Some years ago work started to build a GWR Torquay Manor 4-6-0 class loco using the Model Engineer as a basis. I have now decided I would like to sell the parts to make room for my present project. The … 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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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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