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

The Hesketh Specification

General dimensions:
  • Length over buffer beams: 822mm
  • Width: 384mm
  • Height: 670mm
  • Weight (estimated): 55Kg
  • Speed: 8-10 mph / 14-17kph
Control system:
  • iDrive 180amp Digital Motor Speed controller inside cab
  • Remote control handset connected to loco by single cable and plug
  • Handset has speed, direction, Deadman's facility, horn and auxiliary switch for accessories
  • Internal control panel has speed limiting switch, freewheel switch and battery/diagnostics indicator
  • Handset has a Deadman's facility via a jack plug and socket
  • Loco will stop if handset is unplugged or control lead is severed
Drive system:
  • Motor located under bonnet with chain drive to centre layshaft and from layshaft to both axles
  • Chain drive sprockets are taper lock for both axles and layshaft
Electrical system:
  • 24volts. Main fuse 60 amp midi
  • All power wiring pre-cut and terminated.
  • Chassis: 6mm laser cut steel welded
  • Buffer beams: Laser cut 6mm steel
  • Wheels: CNC machined EN8 steel 143.3 mm dia.
  • Back to back: 7¼” gauge 173mm
  • Layshaft: 20mm steel runs in roller bearings
  • Suspension: Outboard springs and self aligning ball bearings
  • Laser cut 2mm folded steel panels with apertures for windows additional parts for radiator frame. Welded assembly.
  • Chassis, and cab roof are powder coated in satin black, buffer beams in red or yellow and body panels can be finished to customer’s choice of colours from a range of powder coat finishes.
Kit - components:
  • Chassis
  • Cab and bonnet panels
  • Buffer beams, brackets
  • Suspension units with self aligning bearings
  • Wheels
  • Axles
  • Taper lock sprockets
  • Chain
  • Motor-mounting bracket
  • DC motor
  • Motor-drive sprocket
  • Motor speed controller
  • Handset
  • Fuse holder and fuse
  • All wiring
  • Illustrated instructions
  • All fasteners
  • Decal set

E&OE. Phoenix Locomotives Ltd. We reserve the right to change this specification at any time as part of the ongoing programme of model development 01.01.2013

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7.25 inch Gauge £1,995

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