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017 - A Class Locomotive - Irish Rail

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$179.00
SKU IRM1114
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A Class Locomotive 017
in Irish Rail Livery

No staff snatchers; CAWS without protective guards; toughened glass windscreens

Common Features:

  • Highly detailed OO scale model
  • Heavy Die-Cast metal chassis
  • Separately applied steel detail parts, including grab handles, steps, wipers and more
  • Correct height mini-tension-lock couplers with NEM socket
  • Five-Pole motor with two flywheels
  • Metal Helical Gear box for maximum performance and slow speed running
  • Gearing arranged so locomotive can achieve a scale top speed of 130 km/h
  • DCC ready with PowerPack capacitor for uninterrupted power
  • Two quality speakers with large sound capsules for best possible sound
  • Fully detailed Lighting Pack, including:
    • Directional lighting, DC and DCC
    • Marker lights can be turned off when train is coupled to loco
    • high beam headlight function
    • separately switched cab lighting and illuminated, details driver’s console
    • Engine bay lighting
  • RP25-110 wheels OO wheels with provision for re-gauging to 21mm gauge
  • Rotating axlebox hubs (with alternate axlebox covers for earlier versions)
  • Fully sprung metal buffers
  • Extra fine factory-fitted pipework
  • Extra fine factory-fitted plastic and etched steel detail parts
  • Minimum Radius 438mm (2nd Radius Set-track)
  • Length over Buffers 203mm

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Adrian Corcoran
Awesome loco

Bought my A class a few weeks ago and it's superb! Great detail, solid weight and runs very smoothly - I recommend fitting the ESU sound chip from IRM as well, it just increases the enjoyment :)

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ALAN BOLTON
Excellent

Can’t wait to see what else is on the way

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Thomas Walsh
Thomas A017

Brilliant to perfection love it brings back memories of the old days

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Philip Murphy
Superb model

Stunning piece of kit. The guys deserve all the plaudits they are receiving at the moment. Hard to believe this is the first loco this company has produced! Bodes well for the future.

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Martin Lynch
Excellent Model

Have bought several of the A class models I’m very impressed with them so far, great job IRM on there first loco hopefully many more to come.

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Sean Lyons
017 - A Class Locomotive - Irish Rail

Top class, exquisite model

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John Delaney

017 - A Class Locomotive - Irish Rail

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Paul Desmond
Step up from other models

This really is the Golden Age of Irish modelling. The A Class takes this to a new level of attention to detail. Very well pleased with my model.

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alan Jenkins
A Class 017

All manufactures should look at this model and make it the bench mark for all models. the attention to detail is fabulous and we have been kept fully informed of the project from start to finish. Great model

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Joe Kenny
Worth the wait

Very pleased with this well designed and executed model. A lot of thought has gone in to the design and the result is pure class !

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