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We discount everything to the absolute maximum. The majority of our prices are industry leading.

Rapid Dispatch

We use real time stock control, any item you add to your cart is in stock ready to be sent to you. Orders placed before 1600hrs on a working day are normally dispatched the same day.

Fast Low Cost Shipping

FREE UK Next Day Delivery on all locos.

FREE UK Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100.

£1 UK postage minimum up to £4 maximum for orders under £100 in value (based on weight and dimensions).

Expert Worldwide shipping, simply select your country at the checkout to see the shipping costs for in stock items. The 20% VAT is automatically removed for countries outside the EU.

All items are fully insured in transit.

Need It Tomorrow?

In stock items ordered by 1600hrs on a working day are normally dispatched on the same day.

We ship all locos and all orders over £100 free of charge to the UK, these and our other ‘standard’ parcels are sent by Royal Mail 1st class post and we achieve next working day delivery in over 99% of cases, although this is not guaranteed.

At the checkout you have the option to pay extra for a UK Royal Mail Special Delivery. Royal Mail achieve a next working day delivery over 99% of the time, and this service requires a signature on delivery.

All orders over 2KG in weight or over £200 in value get an automatic free upgrade to Royal Mail Special Delivery by us when packing your order, these parcels will require a signature on delivery.

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If you see any locomotive advertised anywhere in stock at a better price please check the postage costs (ours is FREE in the UK) and if you still think you have found a better deal please let us know, we would like the opportunity to match it if possible.

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Accucraft UK 16mm Live Steam

TrackShack  > Garden Railways >  Accucraft UK 16mm Live Steam

Save up to £220 off list price and get FREE UK delivery on 16mm & G Scale live steam locomotives for garden railways from Accucraft UK. Most of these narrow gauge model trains are easily adjusted for running on either 32mm or 45mm gauge.

As the leading Accucraft UK dealership we normally have all available UK models in stock, in all colours, both Manual and Radio Control versions.

We have a UK price matching policy on all Accucraft UK locos - including delivery. If you see one advertised anywhere at a better price please check the postage cost as some dealers charge £20 or more, (ours is FREE) and if you still think you have found a better deal please let us know, we would like to match it.

Maroon Accucraft Ragleth 0-4-0T live steam locomotive

Ref: S19-9

Save up to £135 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Ragleth with Manual Control £660.00
Ragleth with Radio Control £875.00

If ordering Radio Control please allow two working days for fitting the R/C gear, we will contact you to agree a delivery date prior to dispatch.

Price: 660.00

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Green Accucraft Ragleth 0-4-0T live steam locomotive

Ref: S19-10

Save up to £135 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Ragleth with Manual Control £660.00
Ragleth with Radio Control £875.00

If ordering Radio Control please allow two working days for fitting the R/C gear, we will contact you to agree a delivery date prior to dispatch.

Price: 660.00

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Black Accucraft Ragleth 0-4-0T live steam locomotive

Ref: S19-12

Save up to £135 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Ragleth with Manual Control £660.00
Ragleth with Radio Control £875.00

If ordering Radio Control please allow two working days for fitting the R/C gear, we will contact you to agree a delivery date prior to dispatch.

Price: 660.00

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Accucraft Ragleth 0-4-0 Live Steam Power Unit

Ref: S19-12PU

Save £80 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Price: 595.00

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Accucraft IOM No16 Mannin 2-4-0T live steam locomotive - Indian Red: pre-order

Ref: S20-1R

Save £190 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Stock due July 2015 or later booking now, date and price may vary.

Picture is of the sample live steam model. A few final livery tweaks etc will be made for the production run.

Mannin with Manual Control: £1410
Mannin with twin channel Radio Control: £1710

Please take this item to the checkout to pre-order your Accucraft Mannin, no deposit is required, we will contact you to arrange payment and delivery shortly before stock arrives with us.

Price: 1,410.00

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Accucraft IOM No16 Mannin 2-4-0T live steam locomotive - Holly Green: pre-order

Ref: S20-1G

Save £190 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Stock due July 2015 or later booking now, date and price may vary.

Picture is of the sample electric model. A few final livery tweaks etc will be made for the production run.

Mannin with Manual Control: £1410
Mannin with twin channel Radio Control: £1710

Please take this item to the checkout to pre-order your Accucraft Mannin, no deposit is required, we will contact you to arrange payment and delivery shortly before stock arrives with us.

Price: 1,410.00

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Accucraft W&L No14 2-6-2T live steam locomotive: pre-order

Ref: S19-26

Save up to £250 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Stock due August 2015 or later booking now, date and price may vary.

W&L No 14 with Manual Control: £1490
W&L No 14 with Radio Control: £1750

Please take this item to the checkout to pre-order your Accucraft W&L No 14, no deposit is required, we will contact you to arrange payment and delivery shortly before stock arrives with us.

Price: 1,490.00

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Accucraft War Department Baldwin 4-6-0T live steam locomotive: pre-order

Ref: S19-1/2

Save £165 off list price and get FREE UK delivery.

Stock due August 2015 or later booking now, date and price may vary.

WD Baldwin with Manual Control: £1230
WD Baldwin with Radio Control: £1520

Sales of the 2015 release of this model will support the Moseley Railway Trust at Apedale. The model will have new 'eyebrows' over the cab spectacles.

Please take this item to the checkout to pre-order your Accucraft WD Baldwin, no deposit is required, we will contact you to arrange payment and delivery shortly before stock arrives with us.

Price: 1,230.00

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First time with live steam?


If you are getting your first live steam locomotive there are a few other bits you will need.

You will need special steam cylinder oil for your loco and also a 'gas can adaptor' that screws on the top of your gas can to enable you to transfer the gas to the gas tank on your loco. You will find these on our page 'Live Steam Workshop Items'.

You can get gas cans from your local DIY store, either pure Butane or a Butane/Propane mix. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES USE PURE PROPANE. Look for the cans with a screw fitting on the top. If using a mix gently upend the can a few times before filling your loco to ensure the gasses have not separated out otherwise you could get a shot of pure Propane.

Next take a look inside your kettle. If the element is clean and shiny then your are probably in a soft water area and you should be OK using tap water. If there is any furring up then the same would happen to your loco. If so you should collect rainwater and filter out any debris (coffee or wine filters are good) or use distilled water. Water from a dehumidifier is also good.

Accucraft live steam locomotives are not children's toys, they are designed for age 18 and over. Please read the instructions that come with your loco BEFORE (!) using it for the first time, and if in doubt ask.

A lot of users have found joining a club or association very rewarding, great for help and advice as well as many new friendships to be made. You may well find Garden Rail magazine useful to kep up to date with the latest happenings in the hobby.

Technical Specification & Warranty


Most models are built from stainless steel, brass, and copper. With correct maintenance the engines will give a lifetime of pleasure.

The dimensions given above are approximate only, we do not guarantee that any particular model will fit a customers loading gauge, due to variations in track profiles and curve radius. The colours shown in the illustrations are representations only and are subject to printing variations.

The live steam models are internally gas fired and you can convert most of them from 45mm to 32mm gauge in a matter of minutes. All steam models come with insulated wheels so they can be run alongside electrically powered locomotives.

All Accucraft models are covered by a one year manufacturers warranty on parts and labour, as long as they are cared for and operated according to the comprehensive instructions provided. The warranty does not cover neglect, misuse, or general wear and tear.

For all warranty repairs, please contact us in the first instance. We will liase with Accucraft UK who will then arrange with UK customers for the item to be collected by their couriers. Overseas customers will either need to arrange shipping of the item to and from the UK at their cost, or arrange for work to be done locally with parts supplied by Accucraft.

To make shipping easier in the event of your locomotive having to be sent for service, please retain ALL original packaging. Accucraft do not carry spare boxes in stock to return your model to you. If improperly packed to be sent to them, they cannot be responsible for any damage.