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Youll find all the locomotives produced by Precision Miniatures here.
All the Wagons, Coaches and Guards Vans produced by Precision Miniatures are showcased here.
Accurarte and detailed models of lineside structures, from Bridges and Water Towers to Coaling Stations and Buildings, our structures will add realism to your South African layout.
All the latest news from Precision Miniatures
GMAM/GO Garratt. During the last quarter of 2016, we at Precision Miniatures, in conjunction with DJH Engineering have been hard at work at looking bringing some new SAR steam loco models to the market. We have used this opportunity to increase our local input to future models. This has the advantage of reducing costs, as Read more about Garratt up date.[…]
Have a look at our newly added structures page, featuring our recently introduced typical branch line truss bridges.
GMAM Garratt, now available with front and rear engine units powered. To increase the pulling power of our ever popular South African Railways GMAM Garratt we have overcome the installation and space constraints of the front water tank, to be able power the front engine unit. This still utilises the smooth running and low current Read more about Super power GMAM Garratt.[…]
Precision Miniatures warranty and repairpolicy. All ready to run locomotives purchased from Precision Miniatures carry a 12 month warranty on parts and labour, from the date of shipment. This warranty does not include the cost of shipping, import duties etc. This warranty specifically excludes decoders and electric motors. Each of our locomotives are test run Read more about Precision Miniatures warranty and repair policy[…]
Friday 19th February 2016, New Shipment has arrived from DJH. A new shipment of kits have arrived from England, We have 2 x 19D, 2 x 6J and 2 of both Garratt kits in stock. All the current pricing has been updated on the website and the Precision Miniatures Facebook page. Apart from the abysmal Read more about Stock Update[…]
Above is the track plan of my South African Railways HOn3.5 layout at my home in Randburg. This layout is constructed in a stand alone room of 48 square meters, that was originally a double garage. This space was fully prepared before construction on the layout was begun. A new ceiling was installed, superfluous doors Read more about Precision Miniatures Home Layout: Part 1[…]
TraxWorx, an exciting new joint venture between Precision Miniatures and the Model Train Shop. Precision Miniatures will carry on as the DJH Engineering distributor for Africa, importing and promoting the DJH locomotives. Any new locomotives developed locally will also be sold under the Precision Miniatures brand name. TraxWorx will develop a range of products for Read more about TraxworX[…]
Class GCA 2-6-2+2-6-2 HISTORY Class GCA 2-6-2+2-6-2 The GCA was designed as an improvement on his experimental GC by Colonel Collins. The 33 locomotives of this class were delivered in 1927 by Fried Krupp of Germany. The locomotive had a coal capacity of 7 tons and 2000 gallons of water. They were designed for service Read more about Class GCA 2-6-2+2-6-2[…]
Class 6J 4-6-0 HISTORY Class 6J 4-6-0 The 6J can trace its lineage back to the original 6th Class designed by Locomotive Superintendent, M. Stephenson for fast passenger service on the Cape Government Railways. These locos were built by both American and British builders between 1893 and 1904. The 6J was a bar framed locomotive built by Read more about Class 6J 4-6-0[…]
Class GMAM Garratt 4-8-2+2-8-4 HISTORY Class GMAM Garratt 4-8-2+2-8-4. Between 1954 and 1956, Beyer Peacock, North British Locomotive and Henschel delivered 150 of this class to the South African Railways. The class consisted of the GMAM, for operation on mainlines as denoted by the M at the end. By moving baffles in the coal tender Read more about Class GMAM Garratt 4-8-2+2-8-4[…]