Manufacturers of 16mm live steam & battery locomotives

Stand number: G2


‘David Lloyd George’ – 0-4-4-0T Double Fairlie Locomotive

Roundhouse Engineering Co. Ltd. Proudly presents ‘David Lloyd George’. This inside framed 0-4-4-0T double fairlie live steam locomotive is the pride of the Roundhouse range and sure to be the standout model of any garden railway. Developed and tested over the course of two years DLG combines our famous reliability along with high detail and scale precision.

Furthermore, there will be an opportunity to see our demo DLG in steam at the National Garden Railway Show in April on the 16mm NGM modular layout. See your show guide for details!

Read further for the full loco specifications:

  • Minimum 3ft radius curves required.
  • Available in either 32mm or 45mm gauge. The gauge is unadjustable, please state preference when ordering.
  • Inside framed 0-4-4-0T chassis with four double acting slide valve cylinders operated by Roundhouse inside valve gear.
  • Exhaust enhancers fitted as standard.
  • Insulated wheels available at additional cost.
  • Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valves, 1/2″ pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
  • Glazed cab spectacles.
  • Highly detailed lost wax castings.
  • Seven channel radio control fitted as standard for both speed and direction.
  • Water top up system and water gauge fitted as standard.
  • Internal gas firing using our ‘FA’ type burners.
  • Rechargable battery pack and charger supplied.
  • Dimensions (loading gauge): Length – 501mm over buffers, width 108mm, height 135mm, weight 5.7kg.
  • Supplied with etched brass works plates.
  • Available in any Standard Roundhouse Colour, shown here in Crimson Lake – BS473 (current WHR livery as verified by Boston Lodge Works).

‘Hercules’ – 0-4-0 Battery Powered Diesel Loco

Also available to see on our stand is our brand new 0-4-0 battery powered diesel outline locomotive; ‘Hercules’! This small but mighty diesel tractor type loco will look at home on small goods yards or performing shunting duties on your line.

Read further for the full loco specifications:

  • 0-4-0 outside framed steel chassis.
  • Long running time.
  • Fitted with a Hi-Powered motor, tough nylon gear set and chain driven rear axle.
  • Dimensions (loading gauge) are :- length 179mm over buffers, width 80mm
  • Full radio control – stop start and speed in both directions using our powerful and highly reliable Roundhouse ‘Locoglyde’ electronic speed controller (ESC).
  • Powered by 6 AA NiMh rechargeable batteries for excellent running time, complete with fast charger for in-situ charging.
  • Fitted as standard with insulated wheels.
  • The wheels are adjustable between 32mm and 45mm gauge.
  • Working head lamp.
  • Height adjustable driver seat.
  • Choice of plain red or black/yellow chevron buffer beams.
  • Available in any Standard Roundhouse Colour