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 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.

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Discontinuation Notice - Millie and Alco

Final orders being taken on Millie and Alco. Contact the factory by email or by phone to place your order, up to 31st December.

2021 Loco Release - Small England 'Palmerston'

We are now taking orders for our 2021 release Small England - 'Palmerston'. Click the picture for further details.

Job Vacancy - Machine Shop

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join the Roundhouse team in our factory machine shop. Duties include processing and machining of parts from laser cuts to brass components. The ideal candidate must be able to work consistently to a high standard and be someone who takes pride in their work. Roundhouse Engineering has built a reputation for quality workmanship over 35 years and this must be upheld by all our team members.

Experience in light machining (pillar drill, linishing, bending) is preferred. Experience with lathes, CNC machining and honing would be a bonus. Training will be given where appropriate.

Application with CV can be sent to mail@roundhouse-eng.com. Call 01302 328035 to discuss the role further.

National Garden Railway Show

We are now taking orders for collection from our stand at the National Garden Railway Show in June. In an effort to reduce contact surfaces at our stand we won't have our usual parts on display and we won't be takings payments at the stand. Please ring/email ahead of time to place your order for collection.

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

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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