Yesterday playing trains at Heath Park Cardiff.

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Yesterday playing trains at Heath Park Cardiff.

Post by Tony Bird » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:45 am

Hi,

I spent yesterday with a friend playing trains in Heath Park.

https://youtu.be/1-LhE7sg93k

The Caley 123 was built by Stuart Browne of Archangel fame in the late 1970's early 1980's.

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Post by FWLR » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:37 am

That warm up lap was a bit frantic Tony. But when it settled down it was running a dream...Love it.. :thumbright: :thumbright:

Can I ask, is the tender a working model. It was holding water, so I am thinking it supplied the engine..... :scratch:
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Post by Tony Bird » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:16 pm

Hi Rod,

Yes, it is a working tender meths and water. The boiler is filled/topped up via a hand pump; there is no axle pump and it has a single double acting cylinder with slip eccentric valve gear.

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Re: Yesterday playing trains at Heath Park Cardiff.

Post by IrishPeter » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:06 pm

Yes, the first lap was a bit hair raising, but she ran like a dream once she was warm. Not an unusual way for a slip eccentric loco to behave. Lovely model of the Caley Single.

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