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Yaxham Light Railway

Rolling Stock

  • The Yaxham Light Railway operates an interesting collection of industrial railway equipment acquired over the years from quarries and other locations throughout the country.
  • Below is the complete collection of locomotives based at Yaxham, for more information on each of the  locomotives, click on the picture of the respective loco to navigate to the next page

No 1 - The “Coffee Pot” - A vertical boilered loco built at Yaxham by the late DC Potter

No 2 - “Rusty” - A Lister “Rail-Truck” built in 1948 and preserved at Yaxham in 1975

No 3 - “Pest” - A Lister “Rail-Truck” built in 1954 and preserved at Yaxham in 1975

No 4 - “Goofy” - An Orenstein & Koppel with a Single Cylinder Crude Oil Engine and preserved at Yaxham in 1978

No 6 - “Colonel” - A Ruston & Hornsby built in 1940 and preserved at Yaxham in 1982

No 7 - An early type Ruston & Hornsby built in 1934 and preserved at Yaxham in 1982

No 10 - “Ousel” - A Motor Rail Ltd built in 1937 and preserved at Yaxham in 1984

No 13 - A Motor Rail Ltd built in 1940 and preserved at Yaxham in 1985

No 14 - “Coldmeece” A Ruston & Hornsby built in 1943 and preserved at Yaxham in 1986

No 16 - “Elin” - A Hunslet “Small Quarry” Class 0-4-0 Saddle tank built in 1899 and preserved at Yaxham in 1986

No 18 - “Planet” An F.C. Hibberd & Co Ltd built in 1962 and preserved at Yaxham in 1990

No 19 - “Penlee” - A Hudson Hunslet built in 1942 and preserved at Yaxham in 1998

No 20 - “Kidbrooke” - by W G Bagnall  Ltd built in 1917 and preserved at Yaxham in 2004

 

 

Other Rolling Stock - There are over 40 wagons of various types on the site. These range from ‘V’ - skip side tippers by R Hudson, Jones, Allens, McLachlan and Koppel, together with both end and all-round tipping variants. Other types include mining tubs, flat trucks and tank wagons. Passenger coaches include examples of both bogie and 4-wheeled types.