Custom and standard bridges for G scale, O scale, and garden railways

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Gnome Miniature Engineering is located beside the Grand River in Ontario, Canada, an area we acknowledge to be the traditional lands of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

GME MODEL RAILWAY BRIDGES: Our structures are multi-scale working structures for small railways rather than scale models. They are hand built from laser cut, brake formed parts, and assembled by traditional solid riveting. Structures designed to your own requirements can be built at a reasonable cost when standard parts are used.

Standard bridges are built from corrosion resistant materials for year round operation on garden railways. They are ready to use, painted or unpainted, except for the installation of the track. They have been used with track from 16.5mm gauge for 0n30 to 63.5mm for Gauge 3.

GARDEN RAILWAY BRIDGES: plate girder bridges and underslung trusses for G and larger scales.

O and S SCALE BRIDGES: plate girders, through and underslung trusses, working bascule bridges.

EDUCATIONAL MODEL TRUSSES: The truss bridges are available as educational models to demonstrate the principles and properties of trusses. These will normally be supplied without paint finish or decks. Material and section data are available.

The model number (TR32 etc) indicates the type and length of the bridge deck in inches. For prices, availability, installation drawings and enquiries about custom designs, please contact us at
gme@gnomengineers.com

Updated on 1st July 2017 - post updated
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30 June 2017

GME news


With a few exceptions, we've decided to cut back on the complete specials in view of increasing material costs and the length of time it takes to design and build them, which quickly creates a backlog. As always, enquiries about specials based on standard bridges and parts are welcomed. 

The latest special project was a 100" (2.5 m) long bridge with an unusual offset deck to allow it to be attached to a wall to display the owner's G scale rolling stock. It was supplied with hand laid track using Micro Engineering components, painted and weathered.
Two 6 ft long (1,830 mm) viaduct assemblies for 1:20.3 scale, based on the Glen Wyllin viaduct on the Isle of Man,  are now with their new owners in England and Tasmania

If you are interested in curved plate girder bridges, please note that, just like many full size riveted bridges, GME bridges consist of short straight sections with timber decks supporting the curved track.

Please continue to visit Credit Valley Railway Company for 0 and S scale and Bigboyztrainz for G scale structures. All other enquiries as usual to gme@gnomengineers.com

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