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 Tug Specification

General dimensions:
  • Length over couplings: 50.60in / 1285mm
  • Height rail to seat back panel: 33.50in / 850 mm
  • Width over buffer-beams: 22.50in / 570 mm
  • Weight: 87kg (estimated) without batteries.
  • Regular gearing: 9-10 mph / 14-16 kph
  • Garden Railway gearing (optional): 3-6 mph
  • Speed can be set at half or full speed by remote switch.
Control system:
  • Controller: iDrive 180amp 24v digital controller with onboard diagnostics
  • Location: Power controller inside locomotive. Handset control on lead
  • Handset: Rotary power, direction, dead-mans facility, optional auxiliary switches
Drive system:
  • Motors: 2 x 750W 24v. (1 Hp) DC permanent magnet.
  • Drive: Chain drive via intermediate lay-shaft to both axles
Electrical system:
  • Voltage/fuses: 24volts, 60 amp main fuse
  • Disconnects: Quick connect control panel to locomotive
  • Wiring: Pre-formed and terminated wiring loom.
  • Remote handset on one metre lead with rotary throttle and switches for forward/reverse and optional horns, spare auxiliary switch fitted for other accessories.
  • Dead-mans facility via jack socket.
  • Construction: Folded 3mm steel
  • Finish: Powder coated black
  • Wheels: 143.7mm (5.65in) diameter - CNC machined EN8 steel
  • Axles: 25mm diameter CNC machined steel
  • Side frames: Laser cut, folded steel channel
  • Body structure: All steel laser cut panels. CNC folded.
  • Powder coated to customer choice of colours.
  • Detailing: Decal set included
Kit components:
  • Chassis,
  • Buffer beams,
  • Industrial style 2 pocket couplings,
  • Wheels and axles,
  • Drive train components,
  • 2x 1Hp motors,
  • Control system,
  • Remote handset,
  • Wiring loom with fuse and fuse holder,
  • Cab and bonnet panels,
  • Decals,
  • Fasteners,
  • 12v headlamp and illustrated build manual.
  • Garden railway gearing, consisting of extra layshaft and gearing which reduces top speed to approx. 6mph which can be further reduced to 3mph by use of speed selection on the controller
  • Tug Locomotive quick-build kit: £1950 (inc VAT)
  • Kit with Garden Railway gearing: £2050 (inc VAT)

If you would like us to build your loco add £200 to the above prices

Phoenix Locomotives Ltd reserves the right to amend this specification at any time as part of an ongoing programme of product development. E&OE. 01.12.2014

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