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« on: 10 June 2019, 11:13:06 PM »

Something for the WWI gamers now, as we've released a complete trench railway system along with a Simplex locomotive to run on it!

These railways were developed during the trench warfare period of WWI to allow the delivery of food, ammunition and contruction materials to the front line, where the usual transport networks had been destroyed.  These narrow gauge tracks created a connection to the standard gauge railways further back from the front line and proved extremely successful.  As well as the UK, similar railways were used by Russia, France and Germany, with a variety of gauges in use from 600mm to 750mm (ours is 600mm).

Simplex were known as Motor Rail during the war and were one of several producers of locomotives and wagons to run on these new trench railways.  We've done the early style of tractor with the open top, later versions had a covered roof over them and armoured side doors.  We've also done a small handcart as well, which could be pushed along the rail in front of the locomotive with smaller items or wounded soldiers on it.

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Trench Railway - https://pendraken.co.uk/world-war-i/trench-railway/
SCN-NTR1   Simplex trench locomotive set (1 locomotive, 2 wagons, 1 handcart)   5.00
SCN-NTR2   Simplex trench locomotive (1)   1.00
SCN-NTR3   Wagons (2)   4.00
SCN-NTR4   Handcarts (2)   1.00
SCN-NTR5   Stowage set (5 pieces)   2.00
SCN-NTR6   Trench railway set (4 large straights, 2 small straights, 2 small curves, 2 large curves)  12.00
SCN-NTR7   Trench railway junctions (2)  5.00
SCN-NTR8   Trench railway, damaged sections (2)  2.50

Railway straight sections are 100mm long, curves are 90mm long, short straights/curves are 50mm long.  Junctions are 125mm long and the damaged sections are 50mm.

And a couple of pics:







Next in the release queue is a bit of a surprise, so keep an eye out for that!
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« Reply #1 on: 10 June 2019, 11:27:47 PM »

Those are superb
There are two that still serve on the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway.
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« Reply #2 on: 11 June 2019, 07:58:56 AM »

Rather zippy !!  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: 11 June 2019, 08:11:44 AM »

Nice stuff
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« Reply #4 on: 11 June 2019, 09:48:45 AM »

Shocked

You kept this one quiet!

For some reason, I have an overwhelming need to have one of these in my life...  Love struck

It could be the only way I get a train set in my life any time soon  Wink

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« Reply #5 on: 11 June 2019, 10:58:49 AM »

They look very good.  Are they compatible with N gauge?
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« Reply #6 on: 11 June 2019, 05:07:41 PM »

They look very good.  Are they compatible with N gauge?

The tracks/locomotive are our usual 1:150th, but with the rails being narrow gauge then they wouldn't take an N-gauge train.  In real life the trench rails were about 2ft apart, so just under half a standard gauge railway.
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« Reply #7 on: 11 June 2019, 05:13:28 PM »

Unusual.  Any chance of some trenches!
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« Reply #8 on: 11 June 2019, 05:26:25 PM »

The next release sounds interesting too
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« Reply #9 on: 11 June 2019, 05:31:34 PM »

Oh that's nice
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« Reply #10 on: 11 June 2019, 05:58:35 PM »

These look cool!

Will you have them at Phalanx?
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« Reply #11 on: 11 June 2019, 06:29:31 PM »

We'll have the tracks definitely, I'll get some loco sets sorted out as well.
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« Reply #12 on: 12 June 2019, 04:05:33 AM »

Those are nice!
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« Reply #13 on: 14 June 2019, 05:13:01 PM »

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« Reply #14 on: 15 June 2019, 01:33:58 PM »

These are excellent.


looking forward to WW2 armoured train  Smiley
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