Pound £6,000 Polly 5 and ride on trolley Okehampton

Published date: March 27, 2021
Modified date: March 27, 2021
  • Location: Okehampton, Okehampton, Devon, United Kingdom

For sale is the following:

-5 inch gauge 2-6-0 live steam locomotive
-5 inch gauge ride on trolley (this does ground level and raised track)
-Transportation box for the locomotive
-Additional fittings and extras to run the locomotive
-Rolling road and small lifting platform

This model was completed in April 2015 and has had 3 years in ticket. The last ticket expired in May 2018 however the engine has not been in regular use since then. Whilst laid up I have oiled the motion regularly and it has been steamed using a rolling road.

The engine will require a new hydraulic test and steam test with your local club. I have every faith this will pass as the locomotive has been maintained. The boiler was built by Brian Nicholls.

The locomotive in its carry box measures 102cm long by 33cm wide and 37cm tall. More information on the original kit can be found at: https://www.pollymodelengineering.co.uk/

The ride on trolley works for ground level and raised track. For raised track there are some side steps that fit to the trolley and a replacement sponge seat (the truck body removes from the chassis). The trolley is fitted with brakes on one of the bogies.

Additional fittings and extras include: Blanking plugs for the boiler, cylinder packing materials, spare sight glass, washers and other bits needed to service the loco. I'll also include the blower fan and battery needed for lighting the loco as well as oiling cans and firing tools suited to the loco.

There is a video of the loco in use at a local club in 2017: https://youtu.be/B4BzvQOn0P4. Further videos are available.

To avoid doubt this is collection only. I will not deal with couriers under any circumstance.

This is a significant purchase so you may wish to come and see the loco before buying. If you have any initial questions then please ask. I have photos taken through out the build.


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