Pound £10,000 Reworked Maxitrak Forney - SOLD Grange Over Sands

Published date: July 21, 2022
Modified date: August 7, 2022
  • Location: Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Reluctant sale of a thoroughly well sorted Maxitrak Forney.

Now in 2-4-0 tender configuration. Steam Technology TIG welded copper boiler with new steam test and hydraulic till August 2024. Drivers re-tyred with EN8 steel treads. Twin ram lubricator. Vacuum ejector. Two good injectors plus a hand pump and 12v H/P water pump in the tender. Rosebud grate plus the original stainless bar grate if wanted. External ball valve regulator. Steam taps all have Peek seats. Split adjustable oilite bushes on the connecting rods. Steam operated cylinder drains. Four note chime whistle. Steams very well, and will happily run a continuous full days passenger hauling. Runs well notched up.

Tender is fully vacuum braked, and has a proper h/d plastic water tank with filters, and a 12v internal battery that also supplies a small 12v compressor and control valve for air braking if required. Steam raising blower plugs into socket on the tender.

Loco is 51 inches long and the tender is 41 inches long, all at 17.5 inches wide.

Comes complete ready to run with firing irons, 12v blower, water treatment, steam & bearing oils and oil cans, spare gauge glass, gaskets etc. Battery charger for the tender.

Can be seen running at Cinderbarrow Railway, (Lancaster & Morecambe MES) just north of M6 junction 35

I can deliver – though Lands End or John O’Groats might be slightly too far……….

Reason for sale – my bad back has won!

£10,000 o.n.o.

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