5″ Gauge BR Standard Class 7 Britannia

Britannia was built at Crewe, completed on 2 January 1951. She was the first British Railways standard locomotive to be built and the first of 55 locomotives of the Britannia class. The locomotive was named at a ceremony at Marylebone Station by the then Minister for Transport Alfred Barnes on 30 January 1951. The BR Locomotive Naming Committee were determined …

5″ Gauge LNER Thompson Class B1

This is a Green LNER Thompson Class B1 Introduced in 1942, the first example, No. 8301, was named Springbok in honour of a visit by Jan Smuts. The first 40 of the class were named after breeds of antelopes and the like, and they became known as bongos after 8306 Bongo. 274 were built by the LNER

3.5″ Gauge Conway

The Conway engine was designed by Martin Evans, This neat 0-4-0 design is inspired by the Hunslet quarry locomotives. It is in 3.5” gauge, but being narrow gauge is on a par with some 5” gauge locos.

5″ Gauge Metre Maid

A 5 inch gauge “Metre Maid”, 0-6-2 sister to the ever popular “Sweet Pea” and sharing the same boiler, cylinders and valve gear.