Last updated:-
7 September, 2011

Models 

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 2-6-0 Simplex

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5" 2-6-0 Freelance simplex

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This is a modified Simplex design, the most obvious change being the addition of the front bogie. Chimera was built by the late John Hart, and we are indebted to his family for allowing us to use it as the Society locomotive.






 

 0-6-0 Diesel

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5" 0-6-0 class 08 Diesel Electric

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5" Gauge electric version of the common Class 08 diesel shunter used all over the Rail network in a variety of liveries. Based on a design from the 1930's. Over 1000
were built from the 1950's and some 300 still remain in service as the most common shunter
in the UK which is unlikely to be replaced for many years.
Weight 50 tons, 400HP diesel electric transmission.
This model has 3 electric motors, one per axle, run from a pair of 12volt batteries.
A variable speed controller makes it easy even for children to drive. Manufactured by Compass House.

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