Next Batch March 2024*
This is a model of works number 16255 built in 1924 by John Fowler & Co. Ltd. of Leeds for the Inisfail Tramway in Queensland, Australia.
The model features a wealth of detail, particularly rivet and pipework. On r/c models, miniature servo's are used to keep the cab as uncluttered as possible. Batteries, receiver etc. are housed in the tender.
Technical specifications for 'Fowler'.
0-6-2 outside framed chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear.
Internal gas firing using the ROUNDHOUSE 'FG' gas system.
Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
Dimensions (loading gauge) are: length 530mm over buffers, width 120mm, height 160mm, weight 3.4 Kg - loco, 1.3 Kg - tender (with r/c).
Full radio control is available for both regulator and reversing valve gear.
Available in any standard ROUNDHOUSE colour.
A gauge conversion kit is available separately to allow changing between 32mm and 45mm gauge. Please state gauge when ordering.
Also available with insulated wheels.
*Batch dates are supplied by Roundhouse and we cannot always guarantee space left in a batch, particularly if the model is popular so please only use the batch date as a guide, however we shall contact you if a batch is full and waiting time will be longer.