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A Maintenance Record

A Photographic Record of Repair and Maintenance of Some Classic UK Minitrix Model N-Gauge Locomotives.

Minitrix produced a range of around 20 UK Steam and Diesel N-gauge Locomotives from 1973 to the late 1980s.  Many were marketed by Hornby, but a few later models were sold solely under the Minitrix brand name.  They were superbly engineered and although lacking the detail of their modern counterparts, they represent a pretty good impression of the real locomotives.  Good quality, pre-owned models still attract good prices at auctions.

These pages are notes from my determined attempts to get these working again and from a desire to collect more of these beautifully made classic models.

The pages pictures and text are copyright ©2011 and ©2012 JHeath.
They are free to view, but please do not re-use the text or the photos without my permission.

Left to Right, Front to Back: Jinty, Ivatt 2-6-0, Ivatt 2-6-2 ; Older Britannia, Newer Britannia  ; 2 x 9F - Evening Star & Black 92018 ; Mallard and Flying Scotsman ; 2 x Class 47 - County of Norfolk, BR Intercity ; 2 x Class 47 - Queen Mother, Railfreight Grey ; 2 x Class 42s with new paint. Class 27.

Maintaining Classic UK Minitrix Locos

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