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BR Class 66 & 59
Item No: L5EMC66
In category  Locomotives / 5in Gauge / RTR

BR Class 66 & 59 + Click image to enlarge

From AU$7,800
Unpainted Kit

More images (click to enlarge): BR Class 66 & 59
BR Class 66 & 59

The class 66 locomotives built by EMD in canada were initially used in the UK, but are now seen extensively across Europe. Countries such as Belgium, Holland, Germany and Sweden are now serviced by these engines, each with their own distinctive liveries.

The model is powered by 24V and is powered by six motors, it is the most powerful maxitrak 5" electric engine. The body is all steel with molded detailing, the wheels are all sprung and powered.

The earlier design BR class 59 is also available as a detailing option.


The Maxitrak engines supplied by Mini Train Systems are fitted with a number of extra features to improve driver convenience and comply with Australian standards (AS3533). MTS engines are tested and warranted for 12 months against defects in materials or labour. These engines feature:

  • Key operated disable switch
  • Power connector for driving car mounted battery
  • 'Break away' disable feature
  • Improved Hand Held tether control.
  • MTS MU (Multiple Unit) Control System. This enables two or more engines to be coupled together and driven by the one driver. Power and control jumper cables link the locos together. Compatible with all MTS MU engines.


The class 66 engines are available in a wide variety of liveries, including:
  • EWS
  • Freightliner
  • GBRf
  • Ask us if you have a special request!

Package Deals and options

This locomotive is available either ready to run, or in kit form. Package deals including riding cars and track are also available.

Contact us to find out more today!

Measurements and Specifications
Gauge    5"
1-1/16" : 1ft
Length    1676mm
Width    220mm
Height    332mm
Wheel diameter    88mm
Performance and Control
Powered?    Yes
Motors    12 x 60w
Control    Electronic with hand controller
Multi-unit ready?    Standard
Maximum load    12 adults
Top speed    10km/h
Equipment and Fittings
Bearings    Bronze
Drive    Gear
Suspension    Spring (Independent axles)
Brake(s)    1 (Electromagnetic)
Wheel type    steel disc
Wheel configuration    Co-Co
Enthusiasts' Notes on "Real World Equivalent" of this item
Date manufactured    1998
Regions in service    UK, Europe
Pricing and Availability
      (Unpainted Kit)
Prices from   $7,800 AUD.
Available    Now
Lead time    16 weeks
Warranty    12 months