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7 1/4 inch gauge "Stafford" 0-4-0ST - stock code 8239

A 7 1/4 inch gauge "Stafford" 0-4-0, it's just arrived back to us in part exchange for a new "General Gordon".

We originally built this engine for a man who already had one of the first Staffords built - a green one. The day he came to place the order for his second engine, we had the first ever yellow engine ("Gentoo") in the workshop ready for despatch. "Looks lovely" he said, "I'll have mine the same colour".

So it was that "Mae" became the second engine we painted yellow - it was followed by half a dozen others over the years. The following year the owner bought a "Feldbahn", before having the first of our "Big Engine" FC7s (a black Feldbahn), followed by two others, both Stafford FC7s.

"Mae" has been through the works since arriving back - it was originally specificed with vacuum brakes, the owner fitted a small full-size organ-pipe whistle. Updated with the later type progressive pop safety valve, it's also had the latest axlebox springs fitted.

As usual with our own engines, we offer 12 months warranty, handbook and a starter kit including coal, oil, water treatment and a set of firing irons - exactly the same as you’d get with a new Stafford.

gauge 7 1/4 inch
length/inches 49
width/inches 19
height/inches 53
weight/kg 195
bore x stroke/inches 2 1/4 x 3
wheel material steel
axlebox type roller bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 2
boiler number 170
year built 2011
boiler maker AJB Engineering
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 120
boiler type marine
boiler material steel
boiler construction welded, expanded tubes
hydraulic test valid to 2/Dec/20
fusible plug yes
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type progressive pop
whistle yes