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5 inch gauge "Ajax" 0-4-0ST - stock code 6594

An older model "Ajax" to the popular Dick Simmonds design, a good looking tank engine well suited to club running.

Steel boiler, 100psi working pressure, feed by axle pump and injector with auxiliary hand pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Walschaert's gear with pole reverser in the cab. Mechanical lubricator, steam brake.

Unused for some years, the boiler has had ultrasonic and hydraulic tests, the engine runs well although paintwork is getting tired.

gauge 5 inch
boiler number SLAP
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material steel
boiler construction all welded