7.25" (184mm) gauge bogies

My bogies are designed and made for passenger hauling on 7.25" gauge.

Available ready to run or build yourself.

Can be fitted with mechanical or vacuum brakes.

Have steel wheels and deep groove sealed ball races.

Sprung bogie bolster for a smoother ride.

Examples of these bogies have been in service for over 25 years and have proved completely reliable.

My bogies can be powered by fitting one or two of my diesel wheelsets. (requires a special axle). A quick way to produce an electric locomotive.


Some dimensions for 7.25" gauge bogies:

Axle centre distance 10.5" (266mm)
Wheel diameter 4.625" (117mm)
Width over bolster 11.063" (280mm)
Length over wheel flange 15.5" (394mm)
Height from rail to top of bolster bearing  5.750" (147mm)
Weight per bogie 18kg

 7.25" gauge bogies are usually mailed by courier.


Mechanicaly braked bogie shown below

7.25 gauge bogie mech brakes

Price list for 7.25" gauge bogies

Assembled Bogies - Ready to install -prices per pair (enouigh for one carriage)

1 Pair of bogies without brakes                                                $1423.00

1 Pair of bogies with mechanical brakes                                  $1605.00

1 Pair of bogies with vacuum brakes                                        $1798.00

1 Pair of bogies with air brakes                                                $1896.00


Effective January 2015