Facilities and services

Our engineering staff are highly skilled and experienced in a range of services, from metal fabrication and presswork, through the manufacture of parts for GWR and other locomotives and rolling stock to the full restoration of locomotives.

Our facilities include:

Wheel drop

Two wheel lathes, one CNC operated up to 4’ diameter, one up to 6’ 8”

8’ diameter vertical boring machine

Gibson ring rolling machine

Tyre heating ring for retyring locomotive wheels up to 8’ diameter

100 ton double acting hydraulic press

300 ton Press

Milling & turning

General and locomotive engineering

Locomotive repair and restoration

Asquith portable universal radial drill, 5MT, 18” to 10’ height capacity

Addison Jubilee band saw 9” (230mm) maximum cut

Plate rolls with 10mm capacity

Radial Arm drill

      Arc Welders up to 450 amps 

ESAB Aristomig 500amp Synergic pulse (MMA, MIG, TIG)

Econocut 60-120 Plasma Cutter

Ridgid 1224 threading machine

2 gantry cranes cover entire workshop

Various lathes up to 22” x 8ft capacity

24” stroke shaper

Drill sharpeners

Horizontal borer

Cincinnati Milling machine 6’ x 1’ bed

Ward 3a Capstan

4’ x 8” Profitmill milling machine

5’ x 1’ horizontal milling machine

Elliott 927 surface grinder

18 ton mobile Grove Crane

400 ton wheel press for up to 7' diameter

Journal turning lathe for wheels up to 8' diameter