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Gerard Leman writes:

Great stuff.

Unfortunately, the only 10mm figures I have are ACW, and a railway would be a bit anachronistic.

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Leon Pendraken Sponsoring Member of TMP of Pendraken writes:

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Something for the 10mm 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 construction 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 U.K., 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 armored 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.

WWI Trench Railway

SCN-NTR1 – Simplex trench locomotive set (1 locomotive, 2 wagons, 1 handcart) – £5.00 GBP
SCN-NTR2 – Simplex trench locomotive (1) – £1.00 GBP
SCN-NTR3 – Wagons (2) – £4.00 GBP
SCN-NTR4 – Handcarts (2) – £1.00 GBP
SCN-NTR5 – Stowage set (5 pieces) – £2.00 GBP
SCN-NTR6 – Trench railway set (4 large straights, 2 small straights, 2 small curves, 2 large curves) – £12.00 GBP
SCN-NTR7 – Trench railway junctions (2) – £5.00 GBP
SCN-NTR8 – Trench railway, damaged sections (2) – £2.50 GBP

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:

Trench Railway


Next in the release queue is a bit of a surprise, so keep an eye out for that!

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