South Devon Railway Engineering

The South Devon Railway has a superbly well equipped engineering workshop. 

Our engineering staff are highly skilled and experienced in a range of services, from metal fabrication and presswork, through the manufacture of parts for GWR and other locomotives and rolling stock to the full restoration of locomotives.

 Our facilities include:

• Wheel drop and two wheel lathes, one CNC operated

• 8' diameter vertical boring machine 

• quartering machine for machining crank pins 

• Gibson ring rolling machine 

• Tyre heating ring for retyring locomotive wheels

• 100 ton hydraulic press 

• Milling and turning

• General and locomotive engineering

• Full locomotive restoration 


We have a number of standard parts which we can manufacture to order.