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

Scooter Specification

  • Length over couplings: 1276mm / 50.25in
  • Width over buffer beam: 570mm / 22.45in
  • Weight: (estimated, less batteries) - 42kg estimated
  • Speed - 5-10 mph
  • Optional garden railway gearing - 3-6 mph
Control system
  • iDrive 180 amp 24v digital motor speed controller with remote, plug in handset.
  • Handset has rotary power control, dead-mans facility, switches for forward/reverse, horn or bell, and an auxiliary switch for accessories.
  • Internal control panel has LED display for battery condition and on-board diagnostics and switches for limiting speed range and freewheel facility.
  • Handset has a dead man’s facility
  • Loco will stop if handset is unplugged or control lead is severed
  • Battery cut out switch
  • Disc brake and calliper with ratchet handle
Drive system
  • Motor located on the chassis with chain drive to centre layshaft and from layshaft to both axles.
  • Chain drive sprockets are taper lock for both axles and layshaft.
  • Optional additional layshaft and gearing for lesser speed range.
Electrical system
  • 24volts. Main fuse 60 amp midi.
  • All power wiring pre-cut and terminated.
  • Chassis - 3mm steel laser cut and cnc folded
  • Buffer beams - Laser cut 6mm steel
  • Wheels - CNC machined EN8 steel 143.7 mm dia.
  • Back to back - 7¼” gauge 173mm
  • Layshaft - 20mm steel runs in roller bearings
  • Suspension - Outboard springs and self aligning ball bearings
  • Couplings - 6mm steel with 10mm coupling pin
  • Disc brake with mechanical calliper actuated by ratchet handle
  • 18mm exterior grade red faced plywood with fillets and fasteners supplied
  • Padded seat
  • Chassis, chassis side cover plates are powder coated in satin Black
  • Buffer beams in Red, Yellow or Black
  • Plywood panels are sawn to size
Kit - components
  • Chassis
  • Chassis cover plates
  • Buffer beams
  • Brackets
  • Couplings
  • Suspension units with self aligning bearings
  • Handbrake with mounting bracket
  • Disc brake with calliper
  • Wheels and 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 Plywood body panels to make battery box and seat
  • Options Low speed range gearing
  • Ready to roll with bodywork painted in a colour of your choice

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 17.01.2013

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