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5 inch gauge "Simplex" 0-6-0T - stock code 6474

An 0-6-0 tank locomotive to Martin Evans' popular "Simplex" design, this one came in recently as a part exchange. Boiler is sound, the engine runs - more convincingly in forwards than reverse.

Silver soldered copper boiler, 100psi working pressure, feed by axle pump and injector with auxiliary hand pump in the side tank. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Walschaert's gear, screw reverser in the cab. Mechanical lubricator.

Length 36 inches

gauge 5 inch