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5 inch gauge Simplex 0-6-0T - stock code 8476

An older 5 inch gauge Simplex 0-6-0T, a well-built engine, machining and platework all done to a high standard. The engine runs well on air in both directions.

Boiler has had a hydraulic test and is structurally sound, however there is a minor leak on the foundation ring. Easily accessible for repair, the boiler will first need lifting from the frames.

Complete with club certification up until 2018.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 33
width/inches 10
height/inches 14
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
injector(s) 1
boiler number N57-90-225
year built unknown
boiler maker unknown
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 17-Jun-2018
steam test valid to 18-Jul-2018
superheater(s) 1
superheater type radiant
fusible plug yes
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
whistle yes