The museum, to help raise funds, have commissioned a series of O – OO & N gauge coal wagons depicting the local pits which surrounded the Lancashire Coalfield.
These wagons are manufactured by Dapol who are based in Chirk, Wales and are well known in the model railway world for the quality of the wagons they produce.
These wagons are produced on a strictly limited edition run of 100 for each colliery.
These are available to purchase from the museum, or direct from :
Rob Bruce Tel No 01942 883897 ( evenings only )
Or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your order.
`N` gauge are £10 each `O` gauge £40 each, `OO` gauge £11 for older wagons, £12 for wagons commissioned in the last two years. ( see other news link for 2016 wagons and new commissions for 2017 )
PACKAGING & POSTAGE
All packages are sent 1st class Royal Mail. For `N` & `OO` gauges, at present cost £3.50 for one to six wagons.`O` gauge costs £5.50 per wagon.
Note this will possibly change in April when the Royal Mail usually have a price rise, alter weights and parcel sizes etc. Please contact for latest postage prices.
Cash and Cheques only and made payable to Mr R Bruce
Mr R Bruce
Astley Green Colliery Museum
Higher Green Lane
Current Stock levels at 12 – March – 2017
Bickershaw colls 9
Astley Green colls 1
Norley coal & cannel 9
Atherton Collieries 25
Wigan Coal & Iron co 9
National Coal Board 8
Rainford colliery 45
Ackers Whitley (Bickershaw) 48
Outwood colliery 45
Bickerstaffe colliery 20
Ashton Moss colliery 17
Manchester Collieries 5
Bredbury Colliery 21
Sutton Heath & Lea Green colls 21
James Roscoe (Peel Hall colls) 3
Bispham Hall collieries 17
Rose Bridge colls 7
Lancashire Associated colls 47
Hargreaves (Accrington) 43
Pemberton colls (Blundells) 60
Moss Hall (Wigan) 49
Bridgewater collieries 22
Jubilee colliery (Platt Bros` Oldham) 48
Cliviger collieries 49
Moston Colliery 41
Pearson & knowles coal & Iron 33
Hindley Field collieries 37
Bamfurlong & mains 19
Griffiths (Blaguegate colls,Skelmersdale) 47
Trafford Park Estates 39