<<Ixion's Locomotive 1 is due for release at the proposed N gauge exhibition near Warwick in September 2008. Details of its specifications are found at the link above. Details of the four livery options will be added after the identity of the loco is revealed in the first quarter of 2008.>>
<<Specifications: Faithful-to-the-prototype detail, in British N scale 1:148. Fine-flange RP25 blackened, see-through spoked wheels. 40:1 gearing for slow, smooth running. DCC ready with NEM 651 socket. High torque 5 pole, skew wound motor in the tender, driving the locomotive wheels via a Cardan shaft. 12-wheel pickup. Self-lubricating phosphor-bronze bearings. Etched brass plates, factory fitted. An exclusive, included accessory pack featuring: fire irons, crew figures, lamps, and non-working screw coupling for fitting to the coupling hook. NEM coupler sockets. Alternate NEM knuckle couplings.
As announced elsewhere on this site, the sole distributor of Ixion locos in the UK, Europe and North America will be Dapol Model Railways. Purchases can be made form the Dapol website.>>
Habe soeben auf der Dapol-Website gesehen, daß am Samstag um 11.00 Uhr im Alexandra Palace die erste neue Lok von ixion vorgestellt wird. Da bin ich ja mal gespannt ! Ich halte euch auf dem aktuellen Stand.