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3 1/2 inch gauge Southern Railway "Schools" 4-4-0 - stock code 9173

A well-advanced 3 1/2 inch gauge Southern Railway "Schools" class 4-4-0 - particularly well made, it's been built to high standard throughout.

The three-cylinder chassis is complete and air running, with piston valves actuated by Walschaerts gear.

CE-marked copper boiler is by Western Steam, silver soldered throughout and complete with manufacturer's documentation.

Tender chassis is well-advanced with brake gear fitted - there is a hand pump and profiled brass bodywork for the tank.

Complete with a quantity of loose parts including smokebox tube; castings for smokebox door, ring, chimney, petticoat pipe and dome; stainless steel ashpan and grate along with various fittings.

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 26+17
width/inches 7 1/2
height/inches 8
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material 3 x gunmetal
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical
boiler number WSME.1263.01.18.H.V.S
boiler maker Western Steam
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1