Well, here it is at last! Our first piece of 3′ gauge rolling stock all the way from Donegal!
The tram carriage completed its journey from Ireland and arrived at Duncan’s yard late on Monday afternoon 18th October. Driver Frank Gillespie expertly reversed the low-loader past gate posts and parked cars with inches to spare, [...]
Pony wheel centres
We have just taken delivery – from Thurton Foundries – of our two leading pony wheel centres… and very good they look too! The picture shows them in our shed at Duncan’s Yard, propped against the loco frames. Patterns for the driving wheels are currently being made in Reydon, so it shouldn’t be [...]
Fintown Railway tram carriage
On our recent fact finding trip to Ireland we visited the Fintown Railway in beautiful County Donegal to view two former Belgian 3′ gauge tram carriages from Charleroi. These coaches are now surplus to requirements at Fintown, and just need a little refurbishment to be idea for our [...]