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5 inch gauge "Simplex" 0-6-0T - stock code 8073

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge "Simplex" to Martin Evans' design, it's come to us from the family of the late builder.

Work to date is done to a decent standard - we'd put the locomotive at about 80% complete, it requires smokebox pipework, boiler fittings and cladding, grate and ashpan and a lubricator.

Boiler has had a twice working pressure hydraulic test - it's structurally sound, there are a couple of pinhole weeps which will require calking.
gauge 5 inch
length/inches 34
width/inches 10.5
height/inches 15
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
CE mark no - non-commercial
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1