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BR Class 73
Item No: L5EMC73
In category  Locomotives / 5in Gauge / RTR

BR Class 73 + Click image to enlarge

From AU$4,975
Unpainted Kit

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BR Class 73
BR Class 73
   

The class 73 locomotives are electrodiesels that can operate on both on-board diesel power, and the third-rail power supply in the UK. Built in the UK, these had the advantage of using the electric supply to maintain high efficiency when on the main lines, whilst maintaining flexibility in un-powered yards.

The model is powered by 24V and is powered by four motors. We are expecting these engines to arrive shortly, so more information will come soon!

EXTRA FEATURES IN THE MTS VERSION

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.

Package Deal

For just $2000 extra you can add a 1.8m driving car plus two heavy duty deep cycle batteries to power your loco - a saving of around $400!

The class 73 locomotives are electrodiesels that can operate on both on-board diesel power, and the third-rail power supply in the UK. Built in the UK, these had the advantage of using the electric supply to maintain high efficiency when on the main lines, whilst maintaining flexibility for un-powered yards.

The model is powered by 24V and is powered by four motors. The body is a fine scale GRP molding with detail also added with steel components.

EXTRA FEATURES IN THE MTS VERSION

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.

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
Wheel diameter    88mm
Performance and Control
     
Powered?    Yes
Motors    8 x 60w
Control    Electronic with hand controller
Multi-unit ready?    Standard
Maximum load    9 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    Bo-Bo
Enthusiasts' Notes on "Real World Equivalent" of this item
     
Date manufactured    1962
Regions in service    UK
Pricing and Availability
      (Unpainted Kit)
Prices from   $4,975 AUD.
Available    Now
Lead time    16 weeks
Warranty    12 months