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5 inch gauge narrow Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0ST - stock code 8339

A Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0ST, an interesting change from the ubiquitous Hunslets which tend to dominate the 5 inch narrow gauge world (although nothing wrong with that, nobody's a bigger fan of a quarry Hunslet than me).

Built in 2008, the boiler has had a recent test and is warrantied as sound. Chassis runs in a fairly desultory way - there is work required on both the regulator and valve setting; safety valves need replacing.

Plain paintwork was applied in a fairly workmanlike manner when new and now needs at least some retouching (although if stripping to do that, why not repaint and line in high-Victorian style, "Hugh Napier" being our current favourite in its fabulous "Mars Bar" livery)

length/inches 30
width/inches 14 1/2
height/inches 18
wheel material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
injector(s) 1
boiler number N16-80-103C
year built 2008
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 19/Dec/22
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1