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WANTED - ROLLER BEARING TYPE - 4 3/8" AXLEBOXES
Wanted, for Horwich built 12 Ton Box Van Lot 4017 a Set of wheels (2 Axles 4 wheels) of BR Timken manufactured roller bearing type badged 4 3/8", wheels need a servicable tyre thickness, existing tyres ridiculously thin.
Contact Nigel Barnes 01625 858043 email@example.com
WANTED - Mk1 GUARD'S DOOR CLIP
Wanted, two-part clip that holds the Guard’s door open on a Mk.1 BSK.
Contact Trevor Nicholson at the Dean Foresttrevor235@trevor235.plus.com
WANTED - GWR COACH SPARES
Any GWR coach spares considered for the Dean Forest Locomotive Group to assist in the restoration of Collett BCK No. 7362 and TK No. 5813.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Mk2 SINGLE SEAT BASE
We are looking to obtain 1 of the following chairs for use in a future coach restoration project. Seat GRP Shell, Base, Back & Headrest are required (Any moquette pattern considered). Arm rests and mounting plates are not important (we have stock). These were more commonly found in MK2 BSOs and MK2 B/C stock.
Please contact email@example.com
TABLES for Mk1 RMB
WANTED Tables for our MK1 RMB - We need four tables, with their legs and mountings, to complete our buffet car. Blue formica tops with aluminium edging, and wooden legs. The existing tables measure approx 37" x 23". Contact
John Smith, Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway,
Wanted - Buffer to fit a pre 1914, RCH standard design wooden wagon chassis (leaf cross spring), at The North Dorset Railway Trust at Shillingstone in Dorset.
Contact Patrick Law Patrick.firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07769 748186.
WANTED - MK1 COACH INTERIOR PARTS
4x 24inch underseat electric heaters (for double seats)
4x Y table legs (tubular steel)
4x table brackets for wall mounting beneath window
1x compartment sliding door, incl. header runner, striking plate pillar, floor runner
Parts required to progress the restoration/rebuild of Mk1 Restaurant First (M334)
Please contact Chris Nesbitt email@example.com or 07809 145614
WANTED - Re. GLOUCESTER RAILWAY CARRIAGE AND WAGON WORKS MUSEUM
Any information or artefacts relating to GRC&W Works. Contact details on http://www.grcwm.jimdo.com
WANTED - Mk2 PARTS
External door handle x1
Internal passage way sliding door roller ball fitting and hangers x1
“BR” door threshold plate x1
Catches and latches for sliding windows x 6
Sprung seat cushions x 6
.Seat covering material (SE region pattern?) – see below x 10 metres
Contact Bill Halliday, Royal Deeside Railway Preservation Society firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED - MOQUETTE
12 linear metres (50 inches wide) of either Chiltern or Charcoal Check moquette to finish the upholstering of BSK 34742 at the Dean Forest Railway. Chiltern has a dark blue ground with a regular pattern of paler blue stars plus occasional blue stars superimposed on a red star. I believe that it was used by BR on Mk.1 stock but cannot find any examples. Charcoal Check was used by BR in 1st Class compartments. Please Contact Trevor Nicholson email@example.com
WANTED - B4 BOGIES
Wanted - a pair of B4 bogies, with clasp type brakes, good tyre thickness, for a Mk2a BFK, ideally sprung for this and one with alternator mountings.
Contact Tom Tighe 5305 Locomotive Association firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED - Mk1 GUARD'S OFFICE HEATING
Wanted, guard's office radiator, steam pressure gauge and also pipework that runs across the top of the ceiling if possible.
For a disabled conversion to a BSK at The Dean Forest.
Contact Trevor Nicholson email@example.com
WANTED - HIGHLAND DOOR LOCKS
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society have a 6 wheeled Highland Railway carriage which has doors that only open
on the one side as there were not enough locks to go round the coach when it was being restored from service departmental
use at Inverness in the early 1960s. Seven are required,
the lock may be common to stock built by other companies at the same time.
Contact Stuart Sellar Tel: 01324 713135 Mobile: 07773800634
WANTED - LMS BGZ UNDERFRAMES
Wanted two LMS Stove R type BGZ series numbers 32990 onwards underframes for the restoration of GER Six wheel composites Nos 247 and 397.
Contact John on 01787-237084 or 07765-677452 evenings please.
WANTED - EASTERN COUNTIES DATA
Restoring Eastern Counties Railway 2nd class 4 comp 4 wheeler carriage No 158 of 1859. does anyone have any photos, plans or information to help?
Contact John on 01787-237084 or 07765-677452 evenings please.
WANTED - ETH GEAR
If anyone has any electric heat components for MK1's, we're
potentially looking to fit ETH to some vehicles. We're looking for any elements, connection boxes, etc
that you may wish to dispose of/swap/sell. Contact Robin Fransham firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED - WAGON PARTS
For rewheeling wooden underframe box van -
W irons, axleboxes, springs, wheelsets, drawgear, brakes, buffers (or any parts/combination thereof) for 1913 Caledonian Railway boxvan. Any damaged wooden
chassis lying in the undergrowth, or parts lying around after a w/u wagon was scrapped?
WANTED - L&Y FITTINGS
Wanted - Any Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway carriage fittings - for a 1910 BTK.
Contact Mark Beaumont on: email@example.com
WANTED - GER CARRIAGE SPARES
Any lighting items suitable for ex G.E.R. 1st Class 4 wheel, 4 comp carriage no 167 F. We are intending to run the carriage on its original wooden under frame and are also seeking suitable ‘W’ irons, spring hangers, springs, GER pattern axle boxes, mansell wheelsets, together with close coupled chain links and buffing gear. If anyone is interested in sharing production costs for new items to be manufactured please get in touch with John Russell at :-
WANTED - ANYONE INTERESTED IN AXLEBOXES!
We are investigating production of axleboxes of a type used by the GNOSR, and the
MR. Anyone else also interested?
Contact Jon Tyler at firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED - LUGGAGE RACK BRACKETS
Yet another request! I was just wondering if anyone had any luggage rack brackets
- we're looking for quite a minimum of 42 for our BCDR carriage 148. We've any number
of 3rd class but no intact ones at all (even for a pattern!) of 2nd or 1st. In any
of the carriages that we have salvaged they have been removed for some reason, although
the netting has survived!
We're not particularly fussy on design - that is if there was much variation, although
we suspect from what's left that they are something like this from the VCT's GCR
Or on the Bluebell's Met, etc:
CONTACT Robert Gardiner
WANTED - LMS Coach Spares
Any LMS coach spares considered for the Peak Rail LMSCA Group
WANTED to complete restorations of the three GNOSR coaches at the Royal Deeside
GNSR Luggage Rack Brackets, not early Ashbury type. Even if you only have one, we
can use it as a pattern!
1 complete 6-wheel chassis, preferably with 3 ft 6 inch wheels;
1 3 ft 6 inch Mansell wheelset
Suitable 6 ft springs and brake components;
1 pair of w-irons and axleboxes to suit above wheelset;
2 sets buffers and buffer stocks to suit pre-grouping 6-wheel coach;
1 set coupling gear to suit pre-grouping 6-wheel coach;
Also any original GNSR coach chassis parts.
Contact Jon Tyler at 07799333476
WANTED - HEATING PARTS
Compartment radiator s/h valves, Spirax drip valves, White Sava toilet hoppers
(these are the ones where the U-bend goes forward), as used in some Mk 1 (BCK/BFK)/Mk
Mk 2 alternators and control gear.
LNER pattern toilet flush tanks, LNER pattern steam heat valves (threaded 1-1/2"
Most LNER spares wanted, some LNER spares may be available in exchange - contact
with your requirements.
Contact Roger Melton at