16mm and Gauge 1 Engineering Specialist

Stand number: G6

Website: http://www.elstow-engineering.co.uk/

Tel: 01234 331 366

Elstow Engineering are 16mm and Gauge 1 Engineering Specialist, accommodating all your engineering needs – even for most demanding and challenging requests, with everything designed and made in Britain. Our offering includes (but is not limited to) the following services:

  • Bespoke Locomotive Manufacturing
  • Boiler Design & Manufacturing
  • Repairs / Servicing
  • Radio Control Fitting
  • Coal / Meths Boiler Conversions
  • Bespoke Locomotive Parts
  • Custom Waterslide Transfers
  • Silent Burners for Accucraft and Roundhouse
  • Boiler Test & Water Top Up Fittings
  • Kit Building
  • Machining Services
  • Engineering Consultancy

Launching at Peterborough – Darjeeling Himalayan Railway’s A Class

The DHR A Class steam locomotive used on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in West Bengal, India. It was the DHR’s first standard design of locomotive. Originally designed and built by Sharp, Stewart & Co. in 1881. The second batch of locos were built the following year by the Hunslet Engine Company, under sub-contract by Sharp Stewart. In this time the design was modified and the locos were fitted with an additional saddle tank and coal bunker. The final two locomotives were built by Sharp, Stewart in 1883.

16mm Scale Specification:

  • Option of coal bunker and saddle tank
  • Gas Fired with water top up and sight glass
  • Various Numbers
  • 32mm or 45mm Gauge
  • Dimensions 315mm over buffers, 100mm wide, 157mm tall
  • Supplied with a Loco-Boxes box

Victorian Railway’s G Class Garratt

Built in 1926 and painted all-over black, this Garratt locomotive was first run on the Moe to Walhalla line, until the line closed in 1954. After an overhaul it was relocated to the Colac to Crowes line and remained there until that line closed in 1962. In 1964 it was sold to the Puffing Billy Preservation Society as a static display until 1986 which saw the commencement of restoration and had been undergoing rebuilding ever since in the Belgrave workshops until 2004 when it triumphantly returned to service, restored to its 1946 to 1954 condition and all-over black livery.

16mm Scale Specification:

  • 1946 to 1954 condition including:
  • Raised marker lamps
  • Coal or Gas Fired
  • Axle Driven Water Pump
  • 32mm or 45mm Gauge
  • Radio Controlled
  • Numbered G41 or G42
  • Supplied with a Loco-Boxes box & cradle

A great accompaniment to the Argyle Locomotive Works NA Class Locomotive.

Other products

We offer a vast range of other products and accessories. Visit our website for more information.

Answering the following survey and take a chance to win:

1st Prize: a £100 discount on one of our locos or conversion kit

2nd Prize: £10 Amazon Voucher


The winner will be announced at the National Garden Railway Show. Come and see us at stand G6 to find out if you are the lucky one!