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Part-built 5 inch gauge Britannia with commercial boiler - stock code 8089

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge "Britannia". Work to date is to a good standard and comprises:

  • substantially complete chassis which looks ready to run on air (and certainly makes the right sorts of noises when pushed along)
  • substantially complete chassis which looks ready to run on air (and certainly makes the right sorts of noises when pushed along)
  • silver soldered copper boiler by Kingswood Boilers, complete with manufacturer's test certificate and materials specification
  • ashpan with stainless steel grate
  • smokebox assembly, along with pair of part-completed smoke deflectors in brass
  • set of flue tube superheaters
  • box of part finished components, including tender water filters, lubricators, hand pump
  • tin of parts and fittings including lost was castings for steam valve handwheels, injectors, water gauge fittings etc
  • boiler cladding material
  • tender chassis with part-built tank along with formed brass to complete, water scoop
  • profiled platework for cab
  • sets of nameplates and works plates
Still quite a lot of hours in the shed required to complete, but very little by way of further expenditure; there is the potential to produce a good example of this popular, powerful design.
gauge 5 inch
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical
boiler number KB95001
year built 1995
boiler maker Kingswood Boilers
CE mark n/a - pre-2002
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered