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

Project Loco 2 5" Specification

Available in 5" Gauge, 24 volt version

  • Length overall: 570 mm / 22.4 in.
  • Height rail to roof: 410 mm / 16.14 in.
  • Width overall : 291 mm / 11.45 in.
  • Wheelbase : 280 mm / 11.02 in
  • Weight (less batteries) : 26 kg / 59.5 lbs
  • Electric 24volts DC Control system
  • Two 150w 12volt motors
  • We recommend two 24Ah 12v batteries.
  • Phoenix iDrive 24v 180 amp.
  • Power fuse: 60 amp midi fuse with holder.
  • Phoenix iDrive Digital Motor Speed Controller inside cab Remote control handset connected to loco by single cable and plug
  • Handset has on/off, speed, direction, horn and three auxiliary switches for accessories plus Led display for system and battery status.
Drive system
  • Two 150w 12volt motors driving one axle each
  • Drive by Delrin gear to back of wheel
  • Motor is mounted on a trailing arm with rubber suspension.
  • CNC Wheels are 103.4mm dia in EN8 steel
  • CNC Axles are 12mm dia EN8 steel
  • 3mm laser cut and CNC folded steel
  • 5mm laser cut steel beams
  • 3mm laser cut steel chassis side panels
  • Chassis and chassis side panels are finished in satin black powder coat finish
  • Buffer beams are finished in red powder coat.
  • Bolt together assembly all brackets and fasteners supplied.
  • Bonnet and cab are constructed in 1.6mm laser cut steel panels, cnc folded to shape, with apertures for windows, doors and bonnet louvers. Additional parts for radiator frame and side panels are also included.
  • All panels are powder coated to colour of your choice. See colour chart for choice of colours.
  • Stainless steel window frames and glazing
  • Bolt together assembly all fasteners and brackets supplied.
Electrical System
  • Control system is 24 volt
  • All Wiring is supplied fully terminated with a 60 amp midi fuse and holder.
  • 60 amp main fuse
  • Handset has a dead man's facility via a jack plug and socket.
  • Loco will stop if handset is unplugged or control lead is sever
Kit - components:
  • Chassis
  • Chassis cover plates
  • Cab and bonnet panels
  • Buffer beams
  • Brackets
  • Two trailing arm units with mounting brackets
  • Rubber suspension bobbins
  • Wheels
  • Axles
  • Motor-mounting bracket.
  • Two 150w DC motors
  • Motor-drive sprockets
  • 24 volt motor speed
  • Motor speed controller handset
  • Fuse holder and fuse
  • All wiring
  • Illustrated instructions
  • Decal set
  • Stainless steel window frames and glazing
  • All fasteners

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