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5 inch gauge Hunslet 0-4-2T - stock code 8408

A 5 inch narrow gauge Maxitrak "Opal", based on a Hunslet 0-4-2T, from their larger range of locomotives in this gauge which includes the Kerr Stuart "Pearl".

An older engine, paintwork worn in places, it needs a variety of "tidy up" jobs done. That said, it runs and boiler is warrantied sound, with recent hydraulic test and certification for same.

Fitted with the optional brass dome and chimney cap, which look very well on the engine, along with a chime whistle.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 38
width/inches 15
height/inches 24
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type slide
valve gear Hackworth
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 1
boiler number CM1150 01.01
year built 2001
boiler maker Cheddar Boilers
CE mark n/a - pre-2002
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 10/Feb/23
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1 x crosshead
hand pump 1
whistle yes