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Dick Kerr - £550         
A four-wheeled petrol-electric locomotive, it was built for use in France towards the end of the First World War.  It was powered by a 40hp Dorman 4JO petrol engine, driving a 30kW generator, supplying current at 500v to a pair of traction motors.  Two hundred locomotives of this type were built, half of them by Dick Kerr (the type modelled) and the rest by British Westinhouse.  In about 1927, parts from both types were used to build ‘Amos’ at the Clay Cross Company works, for use on the Ashover Light Railway.
Approximately 216mm long, 89mm wide, it has a height of 143mm.  Currently only available for 32mm track, it is fitted as standard with centre buffers 25mm above rails.   
The model is all metal construction, with drive to both axles via bevel gears.  It has manual speed control which is operated by turning the air cleaner.   
Power is provided by NiMH batteries with an onboard charging socket.
      Available colours:   
  Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow),  
Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey
Chassis are black and buffer beams red.
  Chattendon - £695                 
This is a finely detailed model of the locomotive as now running on the Welshpool and Llanfair Railway. It uses many whitemetal and lost wax castings,
and has working lights as standard.
Approximately 255mm long, 95mm wide, & 155mm high,
with adjustable wheels for use on 32mm or 45mm track,
and fitted as standard with centre buffers 25mm above rail height.
Manual electronic speed control is fitted as standard, operated by turning the air filter.
Power is provided by NiMH cells with an onboard charging socket.
      Available colours:                 
  Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow), Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey.                             Chassis are black and buffer beams red.                 
   Locomotive options (£/ea.):                
   Radio control CN, HC & BP: £150.00  Sound, Chattenden & Harlech Castle only: £125.00
Harlech Castle - £695         
         Built by Baguley-Drewry in 1983, this locomotive was a cancelled order for Mozambique. It was eventually sold to the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway, prior to an exchange deal which moved it to the Festiniog Railway,where it is still used by the PW department.
Approximately 233mm long, 110mm wide, & 156mm high, with adjustable wheels, for use on 32mm or 45mm track,
and fitted as standard with centre buffers 25mm above rail height.
Fitted with directional lights, manual electronic speed control is also fitted as standard, operated by turning the air filter.         
         Power is provided by NiMH cells with an onboard charging socket.         
   Available colours:         
 Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow), Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey.                     Chassis are black and buffer beams red (except Festiniog livery).        
Locomotive options (£/ea.):       
Radio control  CN, HC & BP: £150.00          Festiniog livery, Harlech Castle only: £40.
Sound, Chattenden  & Harlech Castle only: £125.00
Bagnall P51 - £525         
        Based on a petrol locomotive built in 1913, for use in the Philippines, named "Maria", this is a model of a unique and attractive prototype, whose 40hp Dorman engine went on to power the hundreds of armoured Simplexes used during WW1.         
      Approximately 212mm long, 87mm wide, & 133mm high, with adjustable wheels, for use on 32mm or 45mm track, and fitted as standard with centre buffers 25mm above rail height.
Manual electronic speed control is fitted as standard, operated by turning the exhaust pipe.         
     Power is provided by NiMH cells with an onboard charging socket.          
  Available colours:         
 Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow), Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey.
Chassis are black and buffer beams red.    
Locomotive options (£/ea.):     
Radio control  CN, HC & BP: £150.00
Fowler F30 - £495         
  This locomotive is based on the 0-4-0 engines built by John Fowler in the 1920's, and is ideal for those requiring an older style, but small locomotive, with reasonable hauling power.         Approximately 195mm long, 81mm wide & 120mm high, with adjustable wheels, for use on 32mm or 45mm track, and fitted as standard with centre buffers 25mm above rail height.         Manual electronic speed control is also fitted as standard, operated by turning the chimney.
Power is provided by NiMH cells with an onboard charging socket.         
Available colours:         
  Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow), Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey
Chassis are black and buffer beams red.
BD70 - £495         
        A model of the locomotives built by Baguley-Drewry in  1983, for the Royal Navy depot at Milford Haven,  which can now be seen working on the Bala Lake Railway, and Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.
As it has chain drive to both axles, this loco provides a strong workhorse for any railway, with a more modern image.         
  Approximately 197mm long, 86mm wide, & 137mm high, with adjustable wheels, for use on 32mm or 45mm track, and fitted with cast buffer beams with integral multi-height couplings
Manual electronic speed control is also fitted as standard, operated by turning the air filter.         
         Power is provided by NiMH cells with an onboard charging socket.         
        Available colours:         
Dark Green (Vauxhall Pine Green), Dark Blue (Ford Baltic Blue), Maroon (Vauxhall Burgundy Red), Yellow (Rover Inca Yellow), Apple Green (BS Grass Green), Satin Black, Grey
Chassis are black and buffer beams red (except Milford Haven livery)
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