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Workshop Information

Workshop Services

We offer a high quality DCC Installation and locomotive repair service and guarantee all our work for 12 months. Your model is fully insured whilst in our care.

Please call us to book your locomotive into our workshop.

The services we offer in our workshop are:

  • DCC Installations (All Gauges and Manufacturers)
  • Locomotive Repairs (All Gauges and Manufacturers)
  • Lighting Installations (All Gauges and Manufacturers)
  • Sound Installations (All Gauges [within reason] and Manufacturers)
  • Dapol Warranty Repairs (Official Dapol Service Agent)
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Please scroll down for a full breakdown of our pricing

Work Desk
DCC Installations

Our DCC Installations work on a base fitting cost which is dependent on the Gauge of the locomotive, plus £7.04 tracked & insured return postage (Special Delivery or Parcelforce); the cost of the decoder which unless specified, will be the decoder that we consider best fits your needs is at additional cost.

Please see below for a list of prices for each Gauge for DCC Fitting

Type Gauge Manufacturer/Type Price (Inc. Vat) Postage (Inc. Vat)
DCC Ready
  N Any £12 £7.04
  OO/HO Any £12 £7.04
  O Any £12 £7.04
Non DCC Ready
  N Dapol/Graham Farish* £24 £7.04
  N US/Other Models £30 £7.04
  OO/HO Any £24 £7.04
  OO/HO Wren/Split Chassis Locomotives £30 £7.04
  O Any £30 £7.04
DCC Sound
  OO/HO Any £36 £7.04
  O Any £42 £7.04
Directional Lighting
  OO/HO Any £42 £7.04

Postage a single charge for any amount of locomotives.

*Some Graham Farish Locomotives with a split chassis, may need a Digi-Hat conversion kit which is priced at +£7.14.

Repairs

Our repairs work on a base repair charge, Plus any parts needed and £7.04 Return insured & trackable postage.

Type Gauge Manufacturer/Type Price Postage
Service/Repair
  N Any £24 +Parts £7.04
  OO Any £24 +Parts £7.04
  O Any £36 +Parts £7.04
Simple Repair
  Any Any £12 +Parts £7.04

Please note, if the price of parts rises above £10, you will be notified before any work is carried out.

Dapol Warranty Repairs

We are proud to be Dapol's official service agent, and take great care when repairing any locomotive sent to us under Dapol's warranty.

Loco's repaired under Dapol's warranty are entirely free, unless the warranty is void in which case our regular repair charges will apply. We reserve the right to charge for postal charges incurred. Examples of voided warranties are: Accidental cosmetic damage, attempted repairs, Gross over oiling etc. Modifications to the model which have contributed or caused the reported fault will also void the warranty.

In the event a locomotive is not repairable and is a 'write off', you will receive a voucher for the purchase price of the model to take to your retailer.

We also carry a wide range of Dapol spares, Click here our full range.

Please note, if you cannot see the spare part you require, please give us a call.

We are constantly working with the Dapol factories to obtain spares, as and when production runs are made.

However, Please be aware, for older models, we may not be able to acquire spares.

Special Commissions

If you would like work performing which is not listed here, please call us for an estimated quote.