Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works
Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works
In association with
The Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works (HGLW) undertake maintenance, refurbishment and modification work to models in 16mm and G scales, we also manufacture and sell a number of Garden Railway related products

Browse the menu on the left or contact us to see how we can help you
Visit this site regularly as over the coming days we will have a number of sundry item for sale online
The HGLW is pleased to announce that it is now the first approved Summerland Chuffer fitter in Scotland

We are taking orders now to help the Lochs and Glens resound with the sound of chuffing

See the announcement on the
Summerland Chuffer website
If you have any specific requests either send us a mail or give us a call
This is where the Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works started. Its a video of the Houstoun Gate Light Railway's rebuilt Mamod. Although the staff of the HGLW have many many years of engineering experience beyond this humble start.
Exciting News - We are in the process of creating a railbus in a similar vein to the much loved but long discontinued Locomotion range

Click on the Railbus tab for more info
Draft design plans for the forthcoming HGLW Railbus
Summer Coach Released

While basking in the sun last summer here in Scotland the Loco Works created a summer open coach for our passengers
The kit is available in both 32mm and 45mm

Available now on our Rolling Stock Kits page
The  HGLW Busted Bricks range has been rebranded the 'Everyman' Range.
The reason for this is that it better reflects the many varied uses of these kits.
As a novice you can shake them out of the bag and assemble them just as they are, then as your skills develop you can add details that customise them to make them fit your own lines needs

See our Rolling Stock Kits page
A new Steeplecab Loco body joins the  Everyman range, designed to fit on our standard chassis.
Now Available!
Have you taken a look at our Facebook page? You Don't need to be a Facebook user to see what we are up to. See www.facebook.com/hglocoworks

But if you are a Facebook user don't forget to 'like' us too. Thanks
The Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works attended it's first show in April 2014. It was the  16mm Association National Garden Railway Show at Peterborough It was good to meet up with so many customers and friends.

Don't forget to take pictures of what you build and send them to HGLW@EagleAssist.com for us to see and post on our facebook page
Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works is featured in the the centre spread of the April issue of Garden Rail magazine

A good read from a good magazine. Why not take a look. Tell them HGLW sent ya.
Houstoun Gate Locomotive Works were represented in the latest copy of the Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers bulletin with this picture of one of our locos built by Jay Crocker and fitted with radio control pulling a rather heavy load on the rails of the Barley Pit Railway

If you are not a member of the 16mm association it is worth the price of the subscription for the quarterly journal alone. Never mind the rest of the benefits.
Take a look at their website
Open cab add-on OCA1
This is an add-on kit for our popular loco body kit LB1 that turns it into an attractive open cabbed version, similar in looks to a number of small ic locomotives.

LB1 is available with with our 4 wheel or two wheel drive chassis
See our Loco Kits and Builder Parts page for more details (under HGLW Kits on the side menu)
Empire Bogie Coach
Our Premier Range bogie coach in a style that was seen all over 'the empire'

Once again the wooden parts for this kit are all plywood

See the Premier Kits page for more details
Panelled Coach
Released at the 'National Garden Railway Show' April 2016, this ALL PLYWOOD panelled coach is now shipping.

This range of coaches is deigned to compliment the much missed Brandbright PS range and would look great in a rake together
Gordon Loco
A loco body designed to fit on a 'Big-Big/Novo 0-4-0 chassis

now with a new HGLW chassis. This is a 4 wheel drive chassis (also available as a separate item for home build projects

For more info see here at the bottom of the page)
2016 News - Radio Control
HGLW are now stockists of the Deltang Radio Control range
More information soon.
(But call us if you can't wait)
Gift Vouchers
Stuck for a gift idea for your friends and family? Then worry no more!

The new
HGLW gift vouchers are now available.

Sized in various denominations to suit every pocket these vouchers allow them to choose just the gift they really want