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MaxiTrak - J94 Austerity 0-6-0 (5" Gauge)

MaxiTrak - J94 Austerity 0-6-0 (5" Gauge)

MaxiTrak - During the Second World War the British army had a need for a small tank engine. With specific requirements in mind the design chosen was an update of a standard Hunslet industrial locomotive. It was a short wheelbase powerful 0-6-0 saddle tank well suited to the task in hand, able to deal with heavy trains on rough or steeply curved track.


Our model faithfully represents its full-size counterpart in 5" gauge. It has the same attributes, being capable of pulling 6 to 8 adults and will negotiate curves down to 10 ft radius. It is the latest in a series of 0-6-0 designs built over the last decade to a well proven design. 

  • Specifications

    • Gauge. 5"
    • Livery: Maroon, Black BR
    • Length: 812mm
    • Width: 224mm
    • Height: 327mm
    • Weight: 36kg (dry)
    • Wheel base: 299mm
    • Wheel Dia: 115mm
    • Minimum Radius10ft Rad
    • Coal Fired
    • Boiler: Copper silver solder Or optional copper TIG welded
    • cylinders: 40mm bore by 50mm stroke in cast iron
    • valve gear: Stephenson's link valve gear 
    • superheater:.Four row stainless radiant superheater
    • Boiler feed: hand pump, crosshead pump, injector option.
    • Displacement lubricator, mechanical option.
    • Screw down brakes
    • Extensive use is made of stainless steel and bronze in construction. 
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