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This page has been set up for people with narrow gauge equipment (15" gauge or over) to sell. Mail us (with a photo) with any items you wish to put up here. Locos, rolling stock, rail, points, are all welcome, as well as miscellaneous items such as sleepers, fishplates, rail clips, nuts and bolts, wheelsets, axleboxes.

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LOCOMOTIVES FOR SALE:

MR FOR SALE: 700mm Gauge 4wDM Ruston 20DL Loco
For sale is a Ruston loco (RH296111/1950) with 2 cylinder, 4-stroke, Ruston & Hornsby diesel engine, type 2VSO. This loco was supplied to RH agent Spoorijzer, Delft, Holland and worked at a chalk factory and later a piling company. It was obtained for preservation in 1992. The loco is in good technical condition and is fully operational. It has been repainted but is in close to original condition. The back cab plate has some denting and there is a new roof. A longer exhaust pipe is fitted but can be easy altered back to the original. Wheeltreads are not very thick but are ok. The loco is 700mm gauge but it is possible to regauge it to 2ft. It is located at the Nederlands Transport Museum in Nieuw Vennep, Holland (near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport) Asking price is £7,000 o.n.o. Please contact Arnoud on the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version)
(Posted: February 2019)
Arnoud Bongaards
MR FOR SALE; 2ft Gauge 20/28hp Motor Rail.
For sale is Motor Rail 8738 of 1942, which was a spare loco at Bolton Fell on closure, but worked at Auchencorth moss Penicuik prior to this. It has an electric start deutz 912 engine in working condition. The gearbox, brakes, and bodywork, have been reconditioned. The wheels are said to be in a useable condition but have signs of wear. The asking price is £4,500 ono. It is located in Shropshire. Please contact Adam on the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version) SOLD
(Posted: February 2019)
Adam Barber
MR FOR SALE; 2FT GAUGE BAGNALL 4-4-0T Steam Loco.
For sale is Bagnall 4-4-0T, Works No. 2819 of 1945, originally from the Tongaat Sugar Estates railway in Natal, South Africa, and latterly operated on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in Devon. The locomotive has been fully restored with new tanks, bunker, steam brake, pistons, piston rods and many new motion parts including bearings, pins and bushes. The engine operated successfully on the railway for 3 years, regularly hauling heavy passenger trains up the 1 in 45 gradient and 80T demonstration freight trains at galas. The engine was withdrawn in full working order apart from some boiler issues, and is now surplus to requirements at the railway since the arrival of replica L&B engine "Lyn". The loco was fitted with a vacuum brake system to suit the L&B Railway but as most railways are now air braked, this kit has been removed but is available at extra cost if required. More details can be viewed on the dedicated website: Charles Wytock. Please contact John on the email opposite who is asking £49,500 for the loco as it stands. (Click on the image for a larger version)
(Posted: October 2018)
John Heys
MR FOR SALE; 2ft Gauge CP Huntingdon Replica locomotive.
CP Huntington replica 1863 by Chance Rides Engineering USA. It comes mostly complete with instruction manual and full parts catalogue, previously used at a theme park. It was originally powered by a ford truck engine but now has a Nissan Cabstar engine which was in running order when removed from the donor vehicle. It is automatic transmission. The loco is a 4-2-4 with drive shafts to the front and rear powered bogies. The centre drive wheels are not powered and have false side rods moving in and out of fake cylinders. The loco is situated in the Forest of Dean and anyone wanting more information can contact Adrian at the email address opposite. (Click on the image for a larger version) SOLD
(Posted: August 2018)
Adrian Williams
MR FOR SALE; 900mm gauge 4wDH Hunslet 150hp Rack & Adhesion mining type locomotive.
This loco had been used on the Channel Tunnel Construction project. It is fitted with Rack and Adhesion drive. The Rack is the standard Hunslet type and the rail wheels can drive independently from the Rack system via hydraulic operated clutch's on all four wheel discs. It is fitted with a 150hp Caterpillar diesel engine with very low hours for its age and the loco weighs 16 tonnes. It has not been run for a while as there had been no serious interest to justify the effort, so the loco is being sold as is, if this loco is not sold by th end of April 2018, it may have to go for scrap. Viewing is welcome and recommended, but only by prior arrangement please. Contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version) SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
MR FOR SALE; 2ft gauge locomotive frame.
Construction started on this locomotive a while ago by Hayling Railway volunteers, but unfortunately came to a halt. Little is known about what the final plans were to be for this build. The dimensions are 13.5ft long and 5ft wide. There are no wheel sets, so it is just what is seen in the pcture that is for sale, (excluding the 4wheel chassis supporting the frame). Price: the Hayling Railway will consider reasonable offers. The Hayling Railway is located near Portsmouth. Please contact Harry on the email opposite for more details or to submit an offer. (Click on the image for a larger version)
(Posted: March 2018)
Harry Gatehouse
 

ROLLING STOCK FOR SALE:

Manrider FOR SALE: 2ft 6in gauge Manrider for sale.
R.B. Bolton 2ft 6ins gauge bogie man-rider for sale fitted with air brakes to the NCB twin pipe system and believed to weigh around 4.2 tons. Open to offers. It is located in Manchester. Please Contact David Pritchard for further details on the email opposite.
(Posted: June 2019)
David Pritchard
MR FOR SALE: 2ft gauge Flat Wagon for display.
originally an Allens tipping wagon which had the altered top/uprights removed and a wooden deck fitted for a garden display. One of the axle box covers is missing and one of the axles is slightly bent so can only really be used for a (garden) display feature. The wooden deck is held on by cross timbers between the chassis and the coupling hook and link are only held on by clamps for visual effect only. Asking price £250.00 ex works plus VAT. Inspection welcome by prior arrangement, in the first instance please e-mail via the link opposite.
(Posted: May 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
tub FOR SALE: Home built Mine Tub.
Nominal 8 inch diameter (on tread) spoke wagon wheels, cut/shut axles so garden ornament only use, set to a loose 600mm/2ft gauge. The axles are held in by dry hoop axle retainers which are bolted to the steel channel frames which are attached to a flat steel chequer plate. The wooden tub plank sides (1inch thick) are held in by steel corner angles. There is a wooden floor one planks depth down from the top (right depth for potted plants !). Length is 3ft 9in, width 2ft 4in, and approx height above rail is 3ft 2in. Further information and or photos available on request. Asking price, £300.00, Bryan may also be able to supply short rails and timbers for mounting at extra cost. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information. SOLD
(Posted: May 2019)
Bryan Lawson
MR FOR SALE: 12¼ins Carriage bogies.
8 off, 10 ¼ins carriage bogies can be re-gauged to 12 ¼ins all are fitted with air brake chambers and there are 4, 10 Ltr air reservoirs and brake operating valves included (one for each pair of bogies). The bogies are in good condition having been over hauled a couple of years prior to being taken out of service. The wheels are 8ins diameter on the tread. Inspection welcome by prior arrangement. The asking price is £500.00 each plus forwarding and VAT. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. SOLD
(Posted: March 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
chassis FOR SALE: 3 Hudson 2ft gauge U skips.
Colin has available three Hudson two-foot gauge underground tipper wagons. They have independent wheels with tapered roller bearings and were last used in a rope-worked adit. The asking price is £300 per skip and they are currently located near Exeter. Please contact Colin at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: March 2019)
Colin Burgess
chassis FOR SALE: Carriage Frames.
These frames are ex 2 foot gauge Cotswold Wildlife Park, however have been used with 15 inch gauge bogies more recently. 2 immediately available, with potentially a third if of interest. Measuring 5530mm x 1170mm, they are sold as seen. Would rather see them go to somewhere of use, potentially as base of a carriage or flat wagon, otherwise will be scrapped at the end of the year. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement and collection will be from Cleethorpes. Open to offers. please contact Peter at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).

(Posted: September 2018)
Peter Bryant
chassis FOR SALE: Hudson wagon chassis, short, 2ft gauge with steel plate top.
This is a short wagon chassis and was probably a bogie for a Hudson bogie wagon, it is 4ft 10 in long x 3ft wide and the steel plate top is 3ft 2 in x 2ft 5 in. The wheel base is 2ft 8 in and the wheels are nominal 12 in diameter, offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: July 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
chassis FOR SALE: Kiln wagon, 2ft gauge with steel plate top.
This Kiln wagon is of solid construction due to the nature of its use, the steel plate top is wider than the wagon is long, dimensions, 3ft 4 in long x 5ft 9 in wide. It is on Allens of Tipton 14in diameter (nominal) wheels and axle boxes and the top is 1ft 7 in above rail head. Offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: July 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
chassis FOR SALE: Kiln wagon, 2ft gauge with steel plate top.
This Kiln wagon is quite low, 9 ½ inch above rail head due to it being on 8 in (nominal) diameter wheels. It has a steel channel chassis and the steel lattice frame affix to the chassis, there is an old wooden central buffer block at one end and a steel one at the other, size, 6ft 7 in long x 3ft 4 ½ in wide and the wheels have quite thin flanges. Offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: July 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
Allens skip FOR SALE: Four 10 1/4" gauge railway carriages (can be re-gauged to 12 1/4").
These were formerly used at Beale Park in Berkshire. The carriages are of steel chassis, uprights, canopy supports, and panelling, with curved aluminium roofs (ridge-peak, canvas over the disabled half). The bogies and wheel sets are in good condition and repair work has been carried out in recent years. Both bogies on each carriage are air braked and the carriages are piped for a Twin Line system. The seating is basic however they will seat 16 and one of the carriages is split, half seating (8) and the other half is arranged to take a wheel chair bound passenger via a folding ramp, plus 4 seated. Offered as is in Alan Keef's works. Assistance with loading can be given. Please note, these carriages are only available until the end of April 2018 after that date they will be dismantled and probably scraped. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
Allens skip FOR SALE: ex-Llechwedd Slate Slab Wagon, nominal 2ft gauge.
Ex Slate industry wagon, with double flanged wheels running loose on the axles to allow for the erratic/variable gauge of the slate quarry railways. The wooden chassis whilst complete is obviously an old wagon in need of restoration or conservation. Offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's. Assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
coal tub FOR SALE: 2ft gauge Coal Tub believed ex Dynant Fach Colliery.
A steel coal wagon with end opening door for tipping. It is believed to have worked at the Dynant Fach Colliery in South Wales. Offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's, assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
frames FOR SALE: 2ft gauge wagon chassis (now reduced in price)
There are 4 of these available. They are all 3 foot wide and the length varies from 9'6" to 11'0" approx. Three of these are shown in the attached photo which are the bottom 3 chassis. These have possibilities as small passenger coach chassis. 3 at 9'6" to 10.6" in length are priced at £195 each. One at 11ft is £225. They are currently located near Lanark, north of Carlisle. Please contact Jim on the email address opposite for more details. 2 still available, Price now reduced
(re-Posted: February 2018)
Jim O'Neill

TRACK AND FITTINGS FOR SALE:

point FOR SALE: 2ft Gauge LH 25BS-R point plus various lengths of Rail
A 25BS-R rail section LH turnout 21ft 4ins in lenfth plus 25BS-R rails. The turnout was originally 20ins gauge but was cut and widened to 2ft gauge for a display track. Nothing ran over it so it is a little out of gauge in places most notable the RH stock rail is under gauge by ¼ins in the area by the tongue-blade rail. It is all welded construction so will need un-picking and rectifying. There are also two straight and two curved rails approx 18ft and six cut down straights in equal length pairs, ranging from 6ft 6ins to 10ft 6ins and four curved rails 9ft 4ins. The cut down rails are missing fish plate holes in the cut ends but fish plates can be supplied to suit. Asking price is £750.00 ex works plus VAT for all. Inspection welcome by prior arrangement, in the first instance please e-mail via the link opposite.(Click on the image for a larger version).

(Posted: May 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
rail FOR SALE: 20/25lb track and points
Approximately five tons of rail for sale, mostly 20lb but a few lengths are 25lb. There are also two sets of 20lb points. Most are laid on wooden (half BR) sleepers, interspersed with some steel sleepers. Some of the track has been lifted and stacked as loose rail, whilst that in the photo is still laid. Many of the timber sleepers should be in a reusable condition. The asking price is £2,800 and the items are located in Derbyshire. Please contact John at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: March 2019)
John Crosskey
rail FOR SALE: 35lb rail
We have 60 to 65 15ft lengths of 35lb rail for sale with fishplates. We are looking for £2,500 for the lot. It is located near Welshpool. Please contact Mike at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).

(Posted: February 2019)
Mike Woodroffe
rail FOR SALE: 35lb rail
We have approximately 20 tonnes 35bsm rail in 2ft gauge track panels between 12 and 20ft long. They are pandrol clipped to 4x2inch channel sleepers. Rail is as new unworn condition. The price per metre for a each rail is £6.87. The sleepers are £9.50 each. There are also loose rails in 12ft lengths as well. It is situated in Rotherham. There is a public weigh bridge available locally. Please contact John at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).

(Posted: October 2018)
John Cross
rail FOR SALE: 20lb rail
Approximately 18 tonnes of 20BS rail available for sale. Lengths are between 18ft - 23ft long. The rail height is 63mm, base width 64/65mm head, and width 35mm. There is some side wear. The rail is a mix of curved and straight. The fish plates have been cut through with an angle grinder. The price is £385.00 per tonne and it is situated in Rotherham. There is a public weigh bridge available locally. Please contact John at the email address opposite for more details. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: September 2018)
John Cross
chassis FOR SALE: Right Hand point in 15 inch gauge and 20lb rail
A righthand Turnout, 15 inch gauge in 20lb rail. It is welded to corrugated steel sleepers with kick over blades currently arranged with a coil spring holding the blades to the left side. One of the blade rails has a bit of rolling on the top edge of the blade. The point and the frog shows signs of being fettled potentially to aid tight rolling stock flanges going through it. Otherwise in good condition and if more photos are required please just e-mail. Offered as is and where lying at Alan Keef's assistance with loading can be given. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. (Click on the image for a larger version).
SOLD
(Posted: July 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
points FOR SALE: 2ft gauge 201b points
Jim has 3 20lb points available. 2 righthand and 1 lefthand. All 3 are well used and require a little fettling before use. He is looking for £300 each for 2 of them and £250 for the third. However he would take £800 for all three. They are currently located near Lanark, north of Carlisle. Please contact Jim on the email address opposite for more details. Sold
(Posted: July 2018)
Jim O'Neill
points FOR SALE: 2ft gauge 301b points
Jim has 2 30lb points available. They are both righthand. Welded square sleeper construction in good usable candition. They are currently located near Lanark, north of Carlisle. Please contact Jim on the email address opposite for more details. Sold
(Posted: July 2018)
Jim O'Neill
track FOR SALE: 25ft lengths of bullhead rail plus fittings
Hollycombe Steam Museum is selling up to 20 lengths of bullhead rail. They were originally in use at Dinorwic Quarry and are 25 ft long. The sale includes chairs and fittings to fix to wooden sleepers. So 2 x 25ft rails plus 24 chairs are priced at £350 per set. There may be reductions if more than one set is purchased. They are currently situated in Hampshire and more details can be obtained from Rob on the email address opposite.
(re-Posted: December 2018)
Rob Gambrill
turntables FOR SALE: Two 2ft Gauge Wagon Turntables (no base)
Hollycombe Steam Museum are selling 2 welded plate turntables including bearing, but no base. The asking price is £200 each. They are currently situated in Hampshire and more details can be obtained from Rob on the email address opposite.
(re-Posted: December 2018)
Rob Gambrill

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS FOR SALE:

coupling blocks FOR SALE OR SWAP: 2 off Motor Rail/Simplex drawheads coupling blocks.
These are used and came from an ex BnM Ruston loco. They appear to be the same size as a MR - SMX w26742 which is a 50-60hp 60S drawhead. Asking price is £800.00 for the pair or he would swap them for a pair of Ruston LA or LB drawheads/coupling blocks. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit.
(Posted: April 2019)
Bryan Lawson
MR FOR SALE: 3 Pairs of Heywood style couplings.
3 off, Heywood style couplings, consisting of, cast coupling with mounting holes drilled but not the latch hole, cast latch but without the mounting bar hole drilled through it. The latch mounting bar holes and bar can be supplied at extra cost. These are from a cancelled order. The price is £245.00 each plus forwarding and VAT. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit.
(Posted: March 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
MR FOR SALE: Wagon wheel discs, rail and fish plates.
4 off, wagon wheel discs. The castings are nominal 12ins diameter on tread with an overall width of 4ins. Plus 4 off, 2ft 6ins long 20lb yard rails and a two pairs of fish plates including bolts and nuts, all in used condition. Ideal starting point for a home made wagon, a coal tub in the garden? Asking price is £230.00 plus forwarding and VAT. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit.
(Posted: March 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
MR FOR SALE: 23 inch gauge wagon wheelset.
23 inch gauge wagon wheelset consisting of straight spoke wheels and inside loose running axle boxes, the wheels are approx. 17.5inch tread diameter and 19inch over the flanges. There is also a half wheelset with the same wheel disc, one loose running axle box and the axle cut through, this is how the wheelsets came to us from the North Wales Slate industry. Asking price £50.00 plus forwarding and VAT. Viewing is welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. SOLD
(Posted: March 2019)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
MR FOR SALE: RNAD 2' 6" gauge wagon ends.
Two Royal Naval Armament Depot 2'6" gauge wagon ends, complete and in good condition except for one timber which has end damage. The stencils are original. Price redices to £40 for the pair. The wagon ends are in Suffolk, near Halesworth, buyer collects. Please contact James on the email address opposite for more details.
(Posted: March 2019)
James Hewett
MR FOR SALE: 3ft gauge Hunslet diesel locomotive wheelsets.
Four axles and wheels from 3ft foot gauge Hunslet mines locos are available. The wheels are approximately 2 feet in diameter. The price is £750 for a set of two axles. They are currently located in North Wales. Please contact Geoff on the email address opposite for more details. SOLD
(Posted: June 2018)
Geoff Jenkins
MR FOR SALE: Motor Rail/Simplex locomotive Cab.
The older of the two cabs (arched - curved roof) is from a 1935 MR loco. It has been at Alan Keefs for a number of years and is in need of a new home. Viewing is welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
MR FOR SALE: Motor Rail/Simplex locomotive Cab.
The cab with a peak/ridge roof laid on its back is a LBNGR type cab, also present in Alan Keef's yard for a number of years. The price is £150.00 plus VAT. Viewing is welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit. SOLD
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
Gearbox FOR SALE: Ruston & Hornsby 16hp/20hp (20DL) Gearbox arranged for 1' 6" gauge.
Ruston 3 speed gearbox removed from RH 213839 when re-built a number of years ago. The final drive/output shaft and bearing housings within the mounting brackets are different on this gearbox as this was fitted to a 1' 6" gauge loco and the chains were outside the wheel discs rather than inside as on the 2ft gauge and above locos. Offered as is at Alan Keef's works. Assistance with loading can be given. The asking price is £1,500.00 plus VAT o.n.o. Viewing welcome by prior arrangement please contact Bryan via the link opposite for more information and or to arrange a visit.
(Posted: March 2018)
Bryan at Alan Keef Ltd
weights FOR SALE: Two Bow Frame Simplex Weights
Two Bow Frame Simplex weights are available. The asking price is £100 for the pair. They are currently situated in Hampshire and more details can be obtained from Rob on the email address opposite.
(re-Posted: December 2018)
Rob Gambrill
MR FOR SALE: Simplex gearbox casings.
There are 2 Simplex gearbox casings for sale. One for £125, which is in good condition, and a second which has damage to the top lips and a cracked web which is £75. Please contact Ian at the address opposite. He can organise a palletline delivery at cost. They are located in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.
(re-Posted: September 2018)
Ian Hughes
 
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