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 Range

While basking in the sun here in Scotland the Loco Works created a range of summer open coach for our passengers
The kits are available in both 32mm and 45mm

Available now on our Rolling Stock Kits page
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
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
Gordon Loco
A loco body designed to fit on a 'Big-Big/Novo 0-4-0 chassis

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

For more info see here at the bottom of the page)
News - Radio Control
HGLW stock the Deltang range of Radio Control equipment

Call us for information
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
Signal Arms
These signal arms are available as either home (straight end) or distant (forked end).

They are cut from 1.5mm plywood

See "Lineside Accessories and Wagon Loads" under Kits on the menu bar for more details
Wittenberg Schafer Loco

Designed as a brickworks loco, originally constructed as an overhead electric loco, but easily 'imagineered' as a battery or ic engine conversion.


(Find it under the 'Kits' button on the menu, then the bottom of the Locos page)

See our Light Industrial products page

The first are two versions of an Arthur Koppel designed passenger 'Sitzwagen'

Based on an extended skip chassis these are useful for transporting workers out in the fields, or conveying visitors around your site.

Available as either covered or open carriages
Ashover Light Railway Coach

This plywood coach kit will be launched at the 2019 National Garden Railway Show in Peterborough
It will join our Empire Coach kit in the  HGLW 'Premier' Range