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5 inch gauge "Gert" 0-6-0T - stock code 6429

A well-built "Gert" 0-6-0T, smartly turned out in lined British Railways livery - similar in size to a Simplex, it makes a good beginner's engine in this gauge.

Silver soldered copper boiler, 90psi working pressure, feed by injector and axle pump with hand pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Stephenson's gear, pole reverser in cab, mechanical lubricator. The motionwork has just been rebushed in our workshop, the engine runs well.

Length 32 inches

Boiler number N57-90-312
Builder Non-commercial
Date of manufacture Unknown
Construction Copper, silver soldered throughout
Working pressure 90psi
Hydraulic test, test pressure/date tested 135psi / 18-Dec-2014
Steam test 16-Dec-2015, valid to 15-Feb-2017
gauge 5 inch
weight/kg 60
boiler number N57-90-312
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no