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5 inch gauge GWR 45XX 2-6-2T - stock code 8533

A 5 inch gauge GWR 45XX Prairie, built to Martin Evans' "Firefly" design.

The work of an experienced engineer, chassis is largely complete and painted, work to date is to a good standard. There is profiled and drilled brass sheet for cab, tanks and bunker.

The silver soldered copper boiler is CE-marked, with hydraulic test and conformance certficates from Maxitrak.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 40
width/inches 10
height/inches 13
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
boiler number 301
year built 2016
boiler maker Colndrive Tool Co.
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 25/03/2022