Welcome To Roundhouse Engineering

Out of our factory in Doncaster, the heart of England's railway heritage, we supply live steam locomotives for use on G scale, SM32 and SM45 railway layouts.

Since being founded in 1982 the Roundhouse Engineering Co. Ltd. has gained a reputation across the world for high precision model engineering and first rate customer service.

Thousands of customers trust Roundhouse Engineering to provide the wonders of live steam to their indoor and outdoor layouts.

To see our full range of live steam and battery operated locomotives click on the 'Locomotives' section at the top of this page. For guidance on how to order directly from us and information on our latest loco availability click on the 'Order Now' section at the top of the page.

For technical information on how our locomotives run click on the 'Technical' section at the top of this page.

Our helpful staff are always on hand to answer your questions in good time by email or instantly by phone.

Tel: 01302 328035

Email: mail@roundhouse-eng.com

Designed, manufactured and tested in Doncaster, England with pride.

Made In Britain (flag)


New For 2023! - Harrogate

Our order books are now open for our 'Harrogate' live steam locomotive. Click on the picture for full specifications. The demonstration model will be on display at the 16mm Assoc. NGM show in April.

Harlech Castle Mk.2

Announced at the 16mm NGRS we are happy to provide our Harlech in an updated form matching the loco as is now on Ffestiniog railway. The Mk.1 body will continue to be offered.

A short introductory video to those new to the community and are interested in how our live steam locos are run.

Live Steam Locomotive kits for new and experienced builders.

"Pssst....looking for some brass noggins? What about some tailends of silver steel or some stainless scraps? I've got metal offcuts by the 1kg, meet me around the back."

Discontinuation Notice

Orders being taken up to December 31st for the last batch being built in April 2024.

Not available on our David Lloyd George model.

Looking For Inspiration?

Check out our customer gallery for photos of our locos from happy customers across the world.

For regular factory updates or videos of our locomotives in action follow the links above.

Our Committment to Your Data Privacy

Here at Roundhouse Engineering Co. Ltd. we value our relationship with our customers and are committed to protecting their privacy. We are required to provide you with certain information about how we collect, use and store information that identifies or is associated with you, as well as your rights in respect of that information.

To this end we have made appropriate changes to our Privacy Policy to provide you with this information. If you have any concerns or questions please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

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