Locomotive Facts & Figures  
  Builder: Paul Ash 2005   No.24 Perseus 0-4-2T
      Perseus is privately owned and is essentially an enlarged Tinkerbell class locomotive featuring a fully enclosed cab, locomotive type boiler and bigger cylinders. Despite its small size, Perseus is still capable of handling the largest passenger trains on the railway. Construction started in 2000 and the loco took 5 years to build. The loco is named after the Greek hero, Perseus, son of Zeus, and is painted in L.M.S. Coronation Blue. Perseus is currently undergoing its 10 year overhaul and will emerge as a 2-4-2T with a larger boiler and side tanks

  Dimensions: Length 72 ins
Width 26 ins
Height 48 ins
  Wheel diameters: Driving 8½ ins
Trailing 6 ins
  No. of tubes: Large dia. 1 ins x 22
  Grate area: 90 in2
  Coal capacity: 51 lbs
  Water capacity: 12 gallons
  Boiler diameter: 12¾ ins
  Boiler pressure: 120 lbs/in2
  Valve gear: Walschaerts
  Cylinder bore: 3½ ins
  Cylinder stroke: 4¼ ins
  Tractive effort: 538 lbs
  Livery: L.M.S. Coronation Blue
  Owner: Paul Ash