Wagons

MSLR Limited Edition Masons Wagon

The Middy Trading Co Ltd is pleased to announce that it’s 19th limited edition OO gauge model is now available.

The design of our Special Commission wagons is based on those which ran on the Mid Suffolk Light Railway between Haughley and Laxfield or could have run on the branch as well as elsewhere in East Anglia. A production run of 214 models have been produced by Dapol Ltd for the Middy Trading Co Ltd and we guarantee no further models of this wagon will be produced for us. 

The livery is based on that of a 7-plank coal wagon owned by the Portland Cement company Masons of Claydon. Originally located in Waldringfield, they moved to their Claydon works in 1913 and were subsequently taken over in 1948 by Associated Portland Cement Manufactures Ltd, later to become Blue Circle. Production continued on this site until the late 90’s.

The wagons feature the NEM coupling pockets and are supplied with a removeable coal load. Each wagon is supplied with a numbered limited edition certificate. Wagons are available in pristine or weathered condition. Prices are the same for either version.

Other Wagons

Also available exclusively from Middy Trading Company is our standard MID SUFFOLK No.14 wagon from the shop or by mail order.

We have had a small quantity of the new Hornby ‘OO’ LNER Toad which was modelled on the wagon we have at the MSLR. However, at the time of writing all wagons have been sold. Further supplies are on order and will be available from the museum shop soon.

Other Shop Items

The shop has a large selection of new and used railway books so when next at Brockford pay us a visit and have a browse along the shelves. You will also find a selection of model railway accessories to compliment your layout together with the usual range of Middy branded goods. We also have us a full range of Thomas toys for our younger train enthusiasts.

DVD ‘Railway to Nowhere’ is back in stock again after a long absence, it is priced at £9.50. It tells the story of how the railway started and its history since then.

We have a new sew on cloth badge depicting our own locomotive 1604 which is being rebuilt in the restoration shed. The badge is priced at £3.50 each.

A new feature for this year is a new section of second-hand books all of which are priced at just £1.00 each!

Wagon Mail Orders

If you would like to order by post, please send a cheque made payable to ‘Middy Trading Co Ltd’ to Mike Smith, 5 Melton Meadow Rd, Woodbridge, IP12 1SB. The price including postage and packaging is: one at £15.75, two at £28.40 or three at £41.00. Please specify ‘Pristine’ or ‘Weathered’. If you do not specify the finish, we will assume you want a ‘Pristine’ model.

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