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

Voltswagen Specification

General dimensions
  • Length over couplings 71.5ins 1816mm
  • Height rail to roof 33ins 838mm
  • Width 25ins 635mm
  • Weight: 264lbs 120kg
  • Speed 9-10 mph / 14-16 kph
  • Speed can be set at half or full speed by switch on controller.
Control system:
  • Controller: iDrive 200amp 24v digital controller with onboard diagnostics
  • Location: Power controller inside locomotive
  • Handset control on lead
  • Handset: Rotary power, direction, dead-mans facility, optional horn switch.
Drive system:
  • Motors: 2 x 750W DC 1hp 24v
  • Drive: Motors located in the bogies
  • Chain drive to centre lay-shaft and from layshaft to both axles.
Electrical system:
  • Voltage/fuses: 24volts, 80 amp main fuse
  • Disconnects: Quick connect control panel to locomotive
  • Wiring: Pre-formed and terminated wiring loom.
  • Handset: Remote handset on one metre lead with rotary throttle and switches for forward/reverse and optional horns.
  • Deadman's facility via jack socket.
  • Braking system Ratchet handbrake fitted alongside seat, cable activated to caliper and disc on bogie
  • Body structure: Fibreglass (GRP)
  • Seat All weather seat with integral spring suspension. Fore and aft adjustment
  • Chassis: Folded 3mm laser cut steel
  • Powder coated black
  • Buffer beams: 6mm laser cut steel
  • Wheels: CNC machined EN8 steel
  • Axles: CNC machined steel
Kit components:
  • Chassis
  • Body-shell
  • Buffer beams
  • Wheels and axles
  • Drive train components
  • Bogies
  • Motor control system
  • Handset
  • Wiring loom with fuse and fuse holder
  • Seat
  • Handbrake
  • Brake calliper
  • Brake disc
  • Brake cable.

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5 inch Gauge
7.25 inch Gauge £3,250

All prices include VAT