NSW 42 Class IRA

$525.00

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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Description

Sound installed Gopher Models Indian Red Austerity 42 Class locomotive.

Indian Red Austerity (no red lining)

  • Installed with Zimo MS490 sound decoder
    • 128Mbit sound storage, 16 bit sound playback, 1W amplifier
  • Custom 660uF keep alive capacitor
  • 15 x 11mm sugar cube speaker with custom enclosure
  • EMD-567C prime mover sounds with either Nathan P5, Leslie 3 Chime, Leslie 5 Chime, RVB 3 Chime or Westinghouse A B horn
    • Simply change one CV value to switch between any of the above horn profiles
  • Directional headlights with soft start (F0)
  • Dim headlights (F1)
  • Shunting mode – momentum heavily reduced (F19)
  • Sound features via function buttons:
    • Coast on demand and automatically (F5)
    • Light/heavy load – prime mover notches up slow/fast dependent on speed (F6)
    • Drive lock (F9)
    • Notch 8 (F12)
    • Manual Notching (F16 – on/off, F17 – notch down, F18 – notch up)
    • Mute (F20)
    • Volume increase/decrease (F22/21)
  • Cue-able sounds:
    • Long, short & alternate horn (F2, 3, 10)
    • Dynamic brakes – when activated prime mover automatically drops to idle (F4)
    • Brake squeal (F7)
    • Coupler (F11)
    • Air compressor – loops until switched off (F13)
    • Air release (F14)
    • Spitters (F15)
  • Automatic sounds:
    • Air compressor – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest
    • Air release – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest

NSWGR 42 class built by Clyde Engineering, Granville.

  • Electromotive Diesel A7, later model A16C
  • Power unit EMD16-567C, V16
  • Generator EMD D12
  • Traction motors 6 x EMD D37
  • Power output for traction 1600hp (gross 1800hp)
  • Tractive effort (continuous) 61,250lb
  • Max speed 71mph (114kph)
  • Weight 120t

There were six locomotives in the class and they were delivered over a period of nine months:

  1. 4201 (s/no 55-74) November 1955
  2. 4202 (s/no 55-75) December 1955
  3. 4203 (s/no 55-79) January 1956
  4. 4204 (s/no 56-87) March 1956
  5. 4205 (s/no 56-92) May 1956
  6. 4206 (s/no 56-100) August 1956

View on the Gopher Models website: 42 Class IRA

Additional information

Weight 250 kg

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