SUPPLIERS

DRAWINGS

SEARCH ENGINE, NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM the UKs largest collection of historical locomotive, carriage and wagon drawings including drawings from the main carriage works of all of the Big 4 and the pre-grouping railway companies. Plus collections from several major private manufacturers including the Pullman Car Co. Our collections are listed on our website at http://www.nrm.org.uk/research and copies can be ordered on print or digital format. Prices start at only 5 for print/digital from microfilm and 20 for print/digital from originals. Drawings can be viewed and photographed for FREE in the Search Engine library and archives centre, open 7 days a week. Contact us at EMail search.engine@nrm.org.uk or 01904 686235

BARROWMORE MODEL RAILWAY GROUP - PDFs of vehicle diagram books and some other useful information - http://www.barrowmoremrg.co.uk/Prototype.html

THE HISTORICAL MODEL RAILWAY SOCIETY - have a large number of carriage & wagon drawings at their Butterley HQ. These are slowly being catalogued and becoming available for purchase. The collection includes the Metro-Cammell drawing archive which includes early LMS, LNER and SR C&W drawings and the Ray Chorley collection which covers mainly SR and constituent C&W drawings.
The drawings currently available are listed on the HMRS website http://www.hmrs.org.uk
along with contact details for enquiry and purchase.


FASTENERS

TRI-ARD FASTENERS - Pop Rivets for windows, gutters, windows 4.8mm x 14mm Blind Pop Rivets Countersunk Aluminium body steel stem, see EBay

COMECH METROLOGY Ltd. - Calibration, gauges, https://www.comech.co.uk
See 'Shop' and 'Rail gauges' links - Buckeye gauges, flange height and thickness, door lock....

SEA SCREW - https://www.seascrew.com/browse.cfm?STAINLESS-STEEL---OTHER-RUSTPROOF-FASTENINGS---FIXINGS&l=0000000019
Stainless Screws specialist

THOMAS SMITH FASTENERS - Smith Bullough, Unit 2A, Swan Lane, Hindley Green, Wigan, WN2 4HD Tel 01942 520250
Also - Thomas Smith Fasteners, 14 Forrest Steert, Blantyre, Glasgow, G72 0JP Tel 01698 826464
Large stocks of BSW/BSF
sales@thomassmithfasteners.com
sales@smithbullough.com
http://www.thomassmithfasteners.com

RYDER'S OF BURY - Suppliers of Heritage type Screws, amongst others. Highly Recommended, prompt service
0161 764 7954
http://www.screwsline.co.uk

NUTTERS FASTENINGS - Unit 42 Mount Street Business Park, Mount Street, Nechells, Birmingham (0121 328 9027). They took over the business of Herbert W Periam (now sadly closed due to redevelopment and progress!) and can supply almost all types of nuts, bolts etc.

BUCKS BOLTS & NUTS - BBN Industrial Fasteners Ltd., Unit 7, Wye Estate London Rd, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP11 1LH.
Some large screw sizes & Imperial threaded bolts/nuts etc.. Tel: (01494) 440002
Fax: (01494) 450552

ALLFIX - Fasteners http://www.allfix.co.uk/index.htm

LOCKSLEA - Fastners - Lockslea, London End, Beaconsfield, Bucks, HP9 2JB
Tel 01494 680078

MACAKAYS - Fasteners, in Cambridge 0800 298 3459 http://www.mackay.co.uk


STEAM (HEATING) FITTINGS

BRITISH STEAM SPECIALISTS - Fittings, Pipe, and valves inc. Spirax Sarco range
http://www.bssindustrial.co.uk/

SPIRAX SARCO - Fittings and valves, particularly drip valves/traps for steam heating
http://www.spiraxsarco.com/uk/


TRANSFERS AND VINYLS AND LABELS

RED KITE SIGNS - Engraved Plastic Signs
Engraved plastic laminate and metal labelling for coaching stock, DMUs and locos. The vast range of items that can be made includes seat numbers, toilet door lock, indicator plates, switch plates, 'Slide To Open' labels etc. Guide prices - window ventilator labels are 2, 'SLIDE TO OPEN' door labels are 1 and seat numbers are 55p each. Discounts are available for bulk orders. Bespoke labels up to A4 size are no problem.
The proprietor has over 20 years experience in railway preservation, many of them as Carriage & Wagon Manager at the Great Central Railway, so is very familiar with these items.
CONTACT John Robinson at Red Kite Signs & Engraving on 07976 837688 or 01509 236638 or EMail sales@redkitesigns.co.uk


TRACKSIDE - Coach and Loco Vinyls - http://www.tracksideltd.co.uk

TEARNE & SONS - Varnish Fix Transfers
41-45 Hanley Street, Newtown, Birmingham, West Midlands, B19 3SP, Tel: 01213 591717 Fax: 01213 594040

BUTCHERS PRINTED PRODUCTS Ltd. - Varnish Fix Transfers
498-506 Moseley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9AL, Tel: 01214 402612, Fax: 01214 403239

FOX TRANSFERS - Waterslide Transfers
http://www.fox-transfers.co.uk


ELECTRICS

L.E.D. 24V BULBS -
http://www.jmgoods.co.uk/acatalog/LED_Bus_Bulb.html
Try http://www.jmgled.co.uk/ - bus bulbs.
http://www.bedazzled.uk.com
Look for BC22s, ie bayonet cap, 22mm. Many '12V' LED bulbs appear to have an operating range that goes above 24V.

ELECTRONICS REPAIRS TO BR ITEMS - XBR Electronics Ltd, Campbell Road, EWS Site, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5AD. United Kingdom

PB BATTERIES - 12 BRA1/CM, BR cat no is 18/70262, and it is twelve cells giving a total of 24V and 255 A/hr. - exchange possible. Contact at PB is David Millin, 01206 792449.

DETA - BATTERIES

ENDON LIGHTING, Felnex Road, Cross Green Ind Estate. Leeds LS9 0SS Tel. 0870 220 0789 - Light fittings including gas lamp globes.

Not a supplier, but some useful data on electrics - http://www.gotopcs.net/circuitdiagrams.html

Excellent mail order service for 24V lightbulbs. Newey and Eyre Electrical Wholesalers, branches across Britain. See http://www.neweyandeyre.co.uk

Specialist lighting. See Christopher Wray Lighting http://www.christopher-wray.com


MOQUETTE, UPHOLSTERY SUPPLIES & LEATHER

TORRINGTON COASTAL RESTORATIONS - Tim Robbins - Short orders of Authentic BR Moquette from the original manufacturer, timrobbins@btinternet.com or 01372375724 or 07855661156

CAMIRA FABRICS (formerly HOLDSWORTHS) - manufacture moquette, upholstery fabrics for passenger transport that covers the spectrum of buses, coaches, trains and ferries. Holdsworths the original manufacturer for BR. Minimum orders are quite extensive - use Tim Robbins - as above - for useable quatities.
http://www.holdsworthfabrics.com


THE IDENTITY STORE - Holt Lane, Matlock - Leather suppliers, leather working tool suppliers, and leather repairers and leather item manufacturer. 01629 581403 http://www.theidentitystore.co.uk/


J.A.MILTON - www.jamilton.co.uk - Upholstery Supplies.


HOSES, SEALS etc..

MIDLAND RUBBER - Rubber components including rubber springs/buffers for spring hangers, buffers, drawgear - Midland Rubber Co Ltd, Unit B, Commerce Court, Challenge Way, Cutler Heights Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD4 8NW, Telephone: 01274 820268.

KUMPULAN JEBCO - rubber components including rubber springs/buffers for spring hangers, buffers, drawgear - supplied through Unipart Rail (Railpart) - http://www.kumpulanjebco.com/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=119

COH BAINES - Window Seals and door P seals - http://www.coh-baines.co.uk/rubber-extrusions/rubber-door-seals/train-window-seals.html

K&R WOOLSTENHOLMES - A car supplier but P seals and so on but also some useful hardware - handles/catches. http://www.woolies-trim.co.uk

RAILWAY WHEELSET & BRAKE LTD - Wheelset products, a full range of Railtrack approved components, Rolled Tyres, Forged Axles, Monobloc Wheels, Wheel Centres. Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Brake Components - Vacuum Cylinders, Rolling Rings, Joint Rings, Pistons, Rubber Seals, Bushes, Vacuum Brake Hoses to any specific sizes, Valves, composition brake blocks.
Railway Brake and Wheelset

Derwent House
Railway Technical Centre
London Road
Derby.
DE24 8UP
Tel:01332 342462
EMail sales@railwaywheelset.co.uk
www.railwaywheelset.co.uk


SEALS + DIRECT - Rubber Extrusions - eg window seals. Seals + Direct, 60 Silverdale, New Milton, Hants. BH25 7DE. Tel/Fax 01425 280415 http://www.seals+direct.co.uk/

RAILWAY BRAKE HOSES - Vacuum Brake, Soil & other rubber railway hoses made to order. No minimum quantity. Also rubber mouldings. Please contact REDIWELD CERAMBOND, 6/7 Westfield Industrial Estate, Horndean, Hampshire PO8 9JX Tel 023 9259 3979: Fax 023 9259 3982

ANDERSON CARRIAGE & WAGON, 5 Willowfield Crescent, Bradford, BD2 1LJ Tel.07729 542279 Fax.01274 612732 - Many spares for brake systems, door locks, steam heating, Mk1 prefab steel sections, dynamo pulleys & belts, Mk1 window parts, aluminium door edge extrusions, pins, bushes, wood beads made to order, coach signs interior & exterior, also exchange locks, brake cylinders, DA valves, release valves.

SESAFE LTD. Tel.01302 853469 (Ray Ekins) - Steam heat hose coupler seals.


MISCELLANEOUS

F.MARTIN * SONS, Ltd., Bridgeman Street, Walsall, WS2 9NR Phone:(01922) 624666 http://fmartinandson.co.uk - chain, particularly communication cord chain.

BTLs Nu-T-Link Detachable V Belts.
Contact Tony Wilson at BTL on 0870 7577007 or Mob 0780 2196175


GEORGE WOODALL & SONS , Malton North, Yorkshire - Luggage Rack Netting. http://www.gwoodall.com EMail shop@gwoodall.com

OUTHWAITES ROPE WORKS, Hawes. http://www.ropemakers.com Manufacture and supply string suitable for luggage rack netting - and other ropes/cords/string not necessarily made from polypropelene!

DEVOL http://www.devol.com Engineering Polymers (plastic.....) replacement gangway fascia pads, drawgear wear pads, centre pivot liners, bushes etc..

ANDERSON CARRIAGE & WAGON, 5 Willowfield Crescent, Bradford, BD2 1LJ Tel.07729 542279 Fax.01274 612732 - Many spares for brake systems, door locks, steam heating, Mk1 prefab steel sections, dynamo pulleys & belts, Mk1 window parts, aluminium door edge extrusions, pins, bushes, wood beads made to order, coach signs interior & exterior, also exchange locks, brake cylinders, DA valves, release valves.


SPARES & COMPONENTS

BRITISH FELT - Felt strips for droplights - http://www.britishfelt.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Felt_Bearing_Strips_6.html

PERCY LAINE - Beclawat window parts - http://www.percylane.com

SIMON THEAKER - Various components
MK1 Doors - complete doors with all structural timber components, i.e. the full door structure and door frame, finishing components - top and bottom inside door panels (manufactured to the profile of the door), bottom inspection panel, bottom door step, garnish rails and the window 90 degrees cover trims.
Mk1 Windows - The inside window section timbers.
Mk1 Body Structural - The steel Z and top hat section for the main coach body in stock.
Mk2 - new fibre glass doors with all steel inside being galvanised, oak timbers where necessary and all the timber finishing panels and components for the inside as the MK1 (the bottom panel manufactured to the profile of the door (curved)).
Timber mouldings machined to customer's specifications, CNC machining undertaken.
Contact Simon Theaker Work - 01724 281314, Mob 07917 153801, Fax 01724 271715, EMail sytheak@yahoo.com

PETER BRIDDON - Composite Brake Blocks http://www.petebriddon.co.uk/rail/products/37-composite-brake-blocks/59-rolling-stock-applications.html

RVEL - Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. Derby - Many spares available including R1 Brake Blocks - Please enquire. http://www.rvel.co.uk

EEC (UK) Ltd. - Buckeye coupler parts, and other components. http://www.eecukltd.com

SAMUEL WILKES - Railway Door lock and hinge etc. manufacturer, original manufacturer of self aligning Mk1 Hinge. http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/door/samuel-wilkes/

MORRIS SPRINGS - Elwell Street, Great Bridge, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 0DW (tel.: 0121 522 4720: email sales@morrissprings.co.uk

ALSTOM (Eastleigh Works) Some Mk1 parts and some wooden components machined. Contact Mike Parker (Component Sales) Tel 02380 624044 or 07801 774255.

FOSTER REFRIGERATOR UK Ltd. - Some components used in BR spec fridges (Door Seals 15210708). Old Meadow Road, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4JU. 01553 691122

HOBARTS - current suppliers for RBR boiler parts

RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY, PICKERSGILL KAYE Ltd - Rail Vehicle Door Locks http://www.pkaye.co.uk

RAILWAY WHEELSET & BRAKE LTD - Wheelset products, a full range of Railtrack approved components, Tyres, Axles, Wheels. Carriage & Wagon brakes - vacuum cylinders, hoses, valves, spare parts, composition brake blocks. 280 Bawtry Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 0JJ Tel:01709 542907 Fax:01709 701082

ANDERSON CARRIAGE & WAGON, 5 Willowfield Crescent, Bradford, BD2 1LJ Tel.07729 542279 Fax.01274 612732 - Many spares for brake systems, door locks, steam heating, Mk1 prefab steel sections, dynamo pulleys & belts, Mk1 window parts, aluminium door edge extrusions, pins, bushes, wood beads made to order, coach signs interior & exterior, also exchange locks, brake cylinders, DA valves, release valves.

ARMSTRONG OILERS,
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
NYMR Motive Power Dept
Grosmont
N. Yorkshire
YO22 5QN
Tel. 01947 895880
EMail oilers@nymrwhitby.fsnet.co.uk


PAINT & CHEMICALS

MORRIS LUBRICANTS
http://www.morrislubricants.co.uk
01743 232200
Axlebox bearing recommmendation Compound Bearing Oil Grade 150

M.D. FINNEY - Wood Finishing
Sheffield
http://www.mdfinney.co.uk/

Arboseal (Belper) - Window Sealing Mastic Strip
Adshead Ratcliffe & Co. Ltd
Derby Road
Belper
Derbyshire
DE56 1WJ
England
Tel: 01773 826661
Fax 01773 821215
http://www.arbo.co.uk
General Enquiries: arbo@arbo.co.uk
Sales Enquiries: sales@arbo.co.uk
Technical Enquiries: tech@arbo.co.uk

WRIGHTS OF LYMM, signwriting supplies, http://www.stonehouses.co.uk

T&R WILLIAMSONS (Ripon) - Paint Suppliers. 36 Stonebridgegate, Ripon, N.Yorks HG4 1TP
Tel: 01765 607711 Fax: 01765 607908

A.S.HANDOVER - Signwriting supplies 37H Mildmay Grove, London N1 020 7359 4696

ROSE CHEMICALS - 1kg Oxalic Acid anhydrous in stock at 19.50. Delivery 4.50, VAT 17.5% from sales@rose-chemicals.co.uk


TIMBER

The LNER COACH ASSOCIATION - has limited supply of teak panels suitable for vintage carriage restoration. They are up to 12 feet long and 24 inches wide, 3/8" thick. Price and fuller details on application from: rogermelton@tiscali.co.uk


OSCAR WINDEBANKS, The Bassetts, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8E Telephone:(01225) 742929- Hardwoods.

E&BAR - C&W - Replacement hard wood profiles shaped to fit the door edges and curved to MK1 profile to fit into MK1 carriage door pockets. Hinge & lock sides and also top sections in stock.
Also from stock, hard wood, machined and shaped door step sections to replace that bit where the brass strip screws on.
Door restraining strap leathers in best quality Chrome Leather. This is a type of leather very flexible and strong not a colour! Also to special order only metal end pieces for door straps to fit to the pins.
Prices according to quantity given on enquiry to
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway Carriage and Wagon Dept peteydrcw@talktalk.net or 07753 178249.

http://www.windsorplywood.com/ - Timber

http://www.slhardwoods.co.uk/ - Timber

http://www.fitchetts.co.uk/ - Timber

WENBAN SMITH LTD, White House, Eastgate Wharf, Lewes, E Sussex, BN7 2LD, Tel 01273 472495 - Timber. As recommended by the Bluebell!

ARNOLD LAVERS - National Timber Merchants - best site in the Midlands for veneered ply and an immense store of Hardwood is the Mosborough branch.
http://www.fitchetts.co.uk/


STEEL STOCKHOLDERS/FABRICATORS

TWIGGS(Matlock) - Steel Stockholders and Fabrications
www.twiggs.co.uk

GREAT NORTHERN STEAM - A supplier of steel pressings and mouldings ie z sections, curved z sections and crash pillars etc.
Great Northern Steam, 3 Forge Way, Cleveland Ind Estate, Darlington, 01325 464616.

P.W.FABRICATIONS LTD - Phil Whetton, Unit 1, Dallow Bridge Works, Dallow Street, Burton on Trent, Staffs. DE14 2PQ. Tel/Fax 01283 540958

SUMMIT SOLDER - Summit Solder Products, Rail Works, Railway Sidings, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 8BD 01767 318999, White Metal Supplier.


CANVAS

SPECIALISED CANVAS SERVICES Ltd. - Weatherproof bespoke textiles for industry, transport, leisure, home. http://www.specialisedcanvas.co.uk


MUDFORD (Sheffield) - Roof Canvas. Request 14oz waterproof cotton, no hems, 3' oversize length, 2' oversize width and direction of seams. 0114 2433033.
http://www.mudfords.co.uk
EMAIL AT:- sales@mudfords.co.uk


GLASS

PSV GLASS - http://www.psvglass.com/ - 01494 533131 - Mk2 Double Glaze Units - 5ft bay part number is TR8T15R


LINO

http://www.marmoleum.co.uk
The original material used for most Mk1 floors.


http://www.polyflor.com/
Possible replacement covering for aluminium chequerplate in catering stock kitchen areas.



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