Railway Locomotives


Simplex 5″ Gauge 0-6-0 Tank Locomotive S3708

Model Type Tank Locomotive 0-6-0
Boiler Construction Copper
Boiler Maker Unknown
Design Simplex by Martin Evans
Year Unknown
Condition Complete, running order
Asking Price £3,495

A very honest, recently repainted example of a 5″ gauge Simplex to the design by Martin Evans.

It is fitted with a silver-soldered copper boiler which has historically been tested by the previous owner’s model club. In 2016, Maxitrak also conducted a formal hydraulic inspection which was passed. The boiler was tested to the pressure of 120PSI for the working pressure of 80PSI. It has a capacity of 3 litres and appears to be well made.

Generally speaking, this 0-6-0 is a smart, well-made machine with attention given to the smaller details all over. It is fitted with a hand pump, mechanical lubricator and loco-type pressure release valves. The cab is tidy and presents it as a usable locomotive. The motion work appears to be in good order, with a small amount of wear in places, but nothing we would consider unacceptable.

As with any locomotive we sell, we are happy to check them over in our workshops which usually includes an informal hydraulic test followed by a mock, club-style in steam test. We don’t offer the full warranty services as we do with our miniature road engines, but we can reassure buyers that we are candid with explaining the condition and that our experience with road steam engines reflects into the occasional locomotive that we offer for sale. This does not affect your statutory rights as a buyer.

Viewings in steam are welcome at our premises near Exeter. Alternatively, UK-wide and international shipping is possible.

Asking Price – £3,495

For more information, please speak to Matt on 01392 833301 or email [email protected]

As with all our miniature locomotives listed for sale, we recommend viewing in person where possible. Appointments are recommended so please try to contact us before travelling for a viewing. 

Please ask about our flexible part-exchange options. Delivery can be arranged to anywhere in the UK, and beyond, at buyer’s expense.

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Do you want to get involved in the world of steam? Are you considering buying a miniature steam engine? Are you stuck for a gift idea or are you simply looking for a good day out?

If so, we offer two different style days, tailored to suit your needs…

We offer a ‘Traction Engine Experience Day’, perfect as a gift and a fun day out learning a bit about what running a steam engine involves. We also offer a ‘Miniature Driving Lesson’ which is a half day course in the practical use of a scale traction engine.

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We specialise in the sale of steam engines and historic vehicles of all shapes and sizes! 

If you are looking to sell your steam engine or historic vehicle, we make both cash offers and sell on commission and would be more than happy to discuss the sale of your vehicle with you.

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Visit the official Berrybrook Steam & Classics online shop where we sell a range of steam-related products including gifts, parts and accessories for your miniature steam engine, gift vouchers for steam experience days and branded clothing!

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Milbury Model Company

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new partner website, the Milbury Model Company!

Our newest department is dedicated to supplying high-quality, brand new model and toy-sized steam engines, spares, accessories, gifts and more…

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We specialise in selling steam engines and historic vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

If you are looking to sell your steam engine or historic vehicle, we make both cash offers and sell on commission.

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