Phoenix locos are UK based international distributors of high quality, affordable battery electric model locos,
rolling stock and loco bogies in 5 inch and 7.25 inch gauge that are ideal as club locos or in garden railways.

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Phoenix Locos

Class 50 Hoover Specification

  • Overall Length : 72.2 in. / 1834 mm
  • Height : 13.9 in. / 353 mm
  • Width over body : 9.6 in. / 243 mm
  • Weight (estimated) : 155 lbs. 70 kg.
  • Battery/Electric - 24volts DC with four 150watt PMDC motors (batteries are not supplied with a kit)
  • Control 180 amp iDrive digital controller
  • Hand held control unit connected to loco by single cable
  • Mechanical Welded 3mm steel chassis has integral battery tray and is powder coated in black. Bogies 3mm laser cut steel with integral suspension. CNC axles and wheels.
  • Bogie detailing is machined aluminium beam with lost wax cast brass and etched nickel detailing parts. Bogies are supplied built, wired and tested.
  • Body is a one piece composite (GRP) moulding with chemically etched window frames and acrylic windows. Grilles are separate polyurethane mouldings as are the interior bulkheads, driving desks and seats.
  • White metal kit for interior detailing and lost wax brass and etched nickel for exterior detailing.
  • Loco will stop if handset is disconnected. Loco will stop if handset lead is severed. Loco will not proceed if it detects a fault. Fault can be rectified and system reset.
  • Controller will recheck system and operate normally when fault is cleared
Kit components:

NB. Kits will vary depending on specification ordered. The following specification is for a standard powered kit.

  • Chassis assembled, welded and black powder coated. Wiring loom assembled and fitted with 180 amp Digital motor speed controller, fuses and battery connections fitted.
  • Steel front and rear buffer beam fabrications, with clevis drawbar pin.
  • Remote hand controller with rotary throttle, Deadmans facility, switches for forward and reverse, horns and auxiliary.
  • Bogies assembled and wired.
  • Bogie detailing parts, milled from solid aluminium side beams with additional brake detailing.
  • GRP body moulding with lost wax brass detailing kit and separate polyurethane grilles.
  • Acrylic window material with etched nickel window frames.
  • Roof grilles.
  • 50 page illustrated build manual.
  • All fasteners.
  • Approximately40-60hours assembly for loco (excluding painting).

All Phoenix Locomotive Kits are supplied with a 12-month warranty.

E&OE Phoenix Locomotives Ltd reserve the right to amend this specification at any time. 01.01.2013

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5 inch Gauge £3,450
7.25 inch Gauge

All prices include VAT