Roundhouse

Roundhouse have been manufacturers of live steam locomotives for 'G' Scale, SM45 & SM32 since 1982 and are the major supplier of this type of model in the UK. Though they are based in Doncaster, England, birthplace of some of the worlds most famous main line steam locomotives, their engines are in operation on garden railways round the world, bringing the sights and sounds that only live steam offers, to thousands of satisfied operators.

 

If you would like a Roundhouse loco in a particular specification we can order it for you from the next availale batch.

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**NEW 2018** Clarence

History - 'Clarence' is a new Roundhouse freelance design loosely based on steam trams prevalent across Britain and Europe during the early 1900s. Some of its features draw direct inspiration specifically from examples used in Yorkshire during this period.

Orders being taken from 1st January 2018

Price: ~£1700 (incl. VAT) This price is an estimate and may be subject to change before being finalised at the 16mm NGM show in Peterborough in April. Estimate includes RC.

Technical specifications for 'Clarence'.

    Technical specifications may be subject to change up until the model release.

  • Internal gas firing using our ‘FG’ type burner.
  • 0-4-0 outside framed chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear.
  • Fitted with exhaust enhancer as standard.
  • Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
  • Dimensions (loading gauge) are :- length 305mm over buffers, width 130mm, height 176mm, weight 3.95 Kg (with r/c).
  • Available with either 2.4 GHz Radio control or manual control.
  • The wheels are adjustable between 32mm and 45mm gauge.
  • Also available with insulated wheels.
  • Comes with two cast loco lamps and advertising decals to be fitted at the customers discretion.
  • Removable roof.
  • Available in any Standard Roundhouse Colour. Shown here in Brown - RAL8003.

 

**NEW 2018** Merseysider

History - 'Merseysider' is a 0-4-0 diesel electric locomotive built in 1964 by Ruston & Hornsby for the the Park Gate steelworks in Rotherham. It was acquired by the Talyllyn Railway in 1969 and used up until 2016. It operated under loco number No.8 during it's time on the Talyllyn Railway.

Orders being taken from 1st January 2018

Price: ~£1019 (incl. VAT) This price is an estimate and may be subject to change before being finalised at the 16mm NGM show in Peterborough in April. Estimate includes Sound.

Technical specifications for 'Merseysider'.

    Technical specifications may be subject to change up until the model release.

  • Length over buffers: 229.50mm
  • Width: 91.50mm
  • Height from railhead: 132.50mm
  • Sealed 6 NiMh AA cells (7.2 volts)
  • Available with optional sound system featuring engine sound and horn at extra cost.
  • Working headlights
  • 2.4GHz radio control as standard
  • Smart charger
  • Worm gear drive
  • Chain drive to rear axle
  • Regaugable between 32mm and 45mm
  • 4 Axle bearings
  • Removable roof
  • On/off switch situated in cab
  • Onboard charging port
  • Glazed cab windows
  • Available in any Standard Roundhouse Colour

3 Plank Coal Wagon Kit (3PCW) - £17.00 each

A set of etched brass and wood parts to build a three plank wagon which are ideal for pulling behind our Little John locomotive. These are quick and easy to assemble and come complete with couplings and wheel sets for both 32mm and 45mm gauge.
Roundhouse 3 Plank Coal Wagon Kit

 

Basic Series Locomotives
        2018 Prices
 

 Millie
0-4-0 tank loco
Not In stock
£650.00
 
 Sammie
US style 0-4-0 saddle tank loco
Not In stock
£650.00
 
 Bertie
British style 0-4-0 saddle tank loco.
Not In stock
£650.00
 
Roundhouse Bulldog Bulldog 0-4-0 Diesel - battery powered In Stock - 1 x Black with chevron buffers & yellow rods - in stock (£613.00 each) £634.00
Roundhouse NDM-6 Diesel Darjeeling NDM-6 0-4-0 outside framed chassis In Stock - Darjeeling blue, sound Non-sound £1252 or Sound £1355
Roundhouse Harlech Castle Harlech Castle 0-6-0 Diesel - battery powered In Stock - Grey with vinyls & sound - £1060.00 & Grey (no vinyls) with sound- £1019.00
Non-sound £919 or Sound £1055
Roundhouse Little John Little John 0-4-0 Diesel - battery powered In Stock - blue with red buffers, yellow with b/y chevron buffers, black with red buffers (£582.00)
£602.00
Roundhouse Alco  
Not In Stock
Manual £1863 or R/C £2090.00
Roundhouse Beddgelert Bedgelert 0-6-4 outside framed live steam loco Not In Stock
Manual £1858 or R/C £2075
 
 Billy
0-4-0 Koppel locomotive
Not In Stock
Manual £1320
R/C £1555
Bundaberg 0-6-2 outside framed chassis Not In Stock
Manual £1633 or R/C £1806
  Bundaberg Conversion Kit Not in Stock  
 Roundhouse Darjeeling
 Darjeeling 'B' class
0-4-0 saddle tank locomotive Not In Stock
Manual £1930
R/C £2145
Roundhouse Darjeeling Garratt Darjeeling 'D' class Garratt 0-4-0+0-4-0 Garratt locomotive Not In Stock
R/C £3800.00
Roundhouse Fowler
Fowler
(gauge conversion kit required for 32mm)
0-6-2 tender locomotive
Not in Stock
Manual £1610
R/C £1835
  Fowler Conversion Kit From 32mm to 45mm In Stock £57.66
 Roundhouse Katie
 Katie
0-4-0 UK style saddle tank locomotive Not In Stock
Manual £1320
R/C £1555
 Roundhouse Lady Anne
 Lady Anne
0-6-0 UK style side tank locomotive Not in stock - due July/Aug 2018
Manual £1370
R/C £1555
Roundhouse Leek & Manifld
Leek & Manifold
2-6-4 outside framed chassis
Not In stock
Manual £1780 R/C £2000
Lilla 0-4-0 outside framed chassis In Stock - Black with R/C & Ins Wheels - £1735.00
Manual £1560 R/C £1780
Roundhouse Russell 2-6-2 Hunslet tank locomotive
Not in Stock
Manual £1682
R/C £1860
(Russell name and works plate set £12.00)
 Roundhouse Sandy River
 S.R.& R.L. #24.
2-6-2 Baldwin tender locomotive
Not In stock
Manual £2645.00
R/C £2875.00
Roundhouse Silver Lady
Silver lady
0-6-0 UK style side tank locomotive
Not in Stock
Manual £1678 R/C - £1882
Conversion Kits - In Stock      
Alco 45 to 32mm   Karen 32mm to 45mm
Bundaberg 45 to 32mm   Leek & Manifold 45mm to 32mm
Fowler 32mm to 45mm   Mountaineer 32mm to 45mm
George 32mm to 45mm      
         

 

White Metal Accessories (Need painting and some need assembling) - Mostly in Stock
Roundhouse Bucket B - Bucket

Cast Post Box - just needs assembling and painting
Roundhouse Post Box CPB - Royal Mail wall mounted post box.
One piece casting.
Roundhouse Bench Station seat kit with cast ends and wooden laths
Roundhouse Tool Kit RHCTE - Tool box, engineers type.
One piece casting.
RHCSC - Suitcase.
Two piece casting.
Roundhouse Shovel RHCSH - Shovel

ROundhoue Ticket Machine

Cast Station Ticket Machine - just needs assembling and painting
Roundhouse Hammer
RHCH - Cast Metal Hammer

Roundhosue Station Clock

RHCWC - Cast Station Clock- just needs assembling and painting

 

Roundhouse Multi-Tool - in stock

This is a 'must have' tool for all Roundhouse owners. As well as flat and philips head screw driver blades, it includes specially made bits for adjusting the safety valve, removing and replacing the gas filler valve and, for the kit builder, one for fitting 'starlock' washers.

Roundhouse Multi Tool
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All bits are 1/4" hexagon shank and are held in the tool holder magnetically. As a bonus, the internal magnet extends out on a telescopic shaft to give you a useful pick up device for when you drop small parts in hard to get to places. Sold as a set for £14.30

Fowler - Kit Form

Roundhouse Fowler

Fowler is available in kit form. The kit details with the retail prices are as follows:-

HBK20 Fowler chassis kit

HBK21 Fowler boiler kit

HBK22 Fowler body kit

HBK23 Fowler r/c fittings

HBK9 Bogie tender kit