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Transfer Switcher Locomotive

2.5" Scale Narrow Gauge Transfer Switch Locomotive
Electric or Gas/Hydraulic Drive

Transfer Switcher Locomotive
As industrial diesel engines approached 1,000 hp and their reliability reached high levels, switchers started to be used for local and short line duties. These capable units featured more sophisticated trucks, allowing higher speed operations.Our rugged TRANSFER SWITCHERS offer these same extended capabilities in both electric and gas/hydraulic versions.
Locomotive Features

  • Solid riveted cab
  • All steel construction
  • Axle-mounted, heavy duty industrial gear boxes
  • 1/2 hp, continuous-duty, 4-brush 24Vdc motors
  • Solid-state programmable control and power modules
  • Options:
Locomotive Specifications  
Transfer Switcher Locomotive v Man Size Comparison
Standard Features BB
Number of 5/8 HP motors 2<
Powered Axles 4
Power Module Rating 160 Amp
Battery Positions 2, 4, or 6
Length 59"
Width 20"
Height 25"
Approx. Wt. w/o Batteries 305 lbs.
Approx. Wt. w/ Batteries 380-530 lbs.
  Also available as a gas/hydraulic unit powered by a Honda 5.5 hp electric-start engine, hydrostatic pump and two hydraulic motors.
 
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