Gauge 1 Model Trains

Gauge 1, 45mm Live Steam Locomotives For Sale

Here at British Live Steam, we’re excited to bring you our incredible live steam engine range. This is the Gauge 1, 45mm size, and it’s the smallest steam engine we offer. Each model is built with high quality, long lasting components which mimic real locomotive engines from the most iconic historical periods in railway. We construct each engine very carefully by hand, using highly durable materials to ensure you get a locomotive that’s built to last and is of an exceptionally high standard. Our gauge 1 live steam engines run on butane. We find that these locomotives present an accurate depiction of how powerful the full-scale models were back in the day. You will really get a sense for how fast these trains go when you see them trundle along your track.

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  1. Live Steam Mallard
    $4,999.00

    This gauge 1, A4 class locomive is a fully working coal-fired live steam locomotive, constructed from the finest materials and available in several liveries including the 4468 Mallard and the 4491 Commonwealth of Australia. Finished in stunning detail these are a true collectable.

    Ask us about lead time

    We may not have your exact model in stock or stock may be in transit, contact us for information prior to ordering.

    10 Liveries Available

    4468 Mallard Blue

    4902 Seagull Blue

    4903 Peregrine Blue

    60010 Dominion of Canada Green

    60012 Commonwealth Of Australia Green

    60018 Sparrow Hawk Green

    60019 Bittern Green

    60023 Golden Eagle Green

    2510 Quicksilver Grey

    2511 Silver King Grey

  2. G1 Britannia
    $5,295.00

    The Britannia Class or Standard Class 7 as it is widely known, was a a class of 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive. This brilliant Gauge 1, fully functioning live steam locomotive can now be part of your collection and is available in British Railways livery. This steam engine arrives fully operational and ready to enjoy!

    Ask us about lead time

    We may not have your exact model in stock or stock may be in transit, contact us for information prior to ordering.

  3. Gauge 1 (45mm) - 14xx Live Steam Locomotive
    $2,590.00

    An essential addition to your gauge 1 collection

    The 4800 class which later became known as the 1400 class. A beautiful train to look at, they could be found away from most main rail lines trundling along in the Western Regions. The 1400 class was built for push-pull work as they could be driven from either end when combined with an autocoach and this meant faster turnaround times at terminal stations.

    Design & construction

    For a smaller live steam locomotive this is a very well detailed and impressive model. Construction is long lasting, durable and designed to be run for years and years. The majority of the model is produced from stainless steel and brass with the boiler being produced in copper with silver soldering. A UK made pressure gauge.

  4. C38 Streamline Live Steam
    $3,950.00

    The C38 was a class of steam locomotive built between 1943 and 1949 for the New South Wales Government Railways. We have on offer the butane fired, gauge 1 (45mm) live steam locomotive which is produced in a beautiful level of detail.

    Available livery

    Available in green livery

    See below for full specifications

  5. Newcastle Flyer Model
    $3,950.00

    The C38 was a class of steam locomotive built between 1943 and 1949 for the New South Wales Government Railways. We have on offer the butane fired, gauge 1 (45mm) live steam locomotive which is produced in a beautiful level of detail.

    Available livery

    Available in green livery

    See below for full specifications

  6. Gauge 1 8F Live Steam
    $4,099.00

    The first Class 8F steam locomotive has the road number of 8000, is made by UK LMS company in June.1935 which mainly for transporting goods.

    Available livery

    48773 Black Color
    48305 Black Color
    48151 Black Color
    8624 Red Color

    See below for full specifications

The main thing for us was to create these Gauge 1 model trains with as much accuracy as possible. The steam era was the most iconic period in the history of the railway industry. It was a special time that saw some of the most stunning locomotives to ever grace the earth.

Each one of our 45mm trains is based on a real locomotive, and we studied them sincerely to ensure that every detail is covered. They come with excellent features as well, including working cylinders, water gauges, axel pumps, and multiple moving parts. This product is perfect for any steam-era enthusiasts that want to study the best trains from this period up close and personal.