Keyword Search: 
Part No. Search: 
OO Scale N Scale G Scale Z Scale HO Scale Slot Cars & R⁄C
  ON THIS SITE  
  SHOPPING BASKET  

Your shopping basket is empty.  To add an item, click the "Buy" button

  YOUR ACCOUNT  
  GAUGEMASTER  
prodigy advance
Gaugemaster Controllers
O Scale Wargaming Architectural Narrow Gauge Tools+
Right Lines e-Zine

Piko G Scale GE25T Locomotive

Craig Weatherley

CRAIG WEATHERLEY looks at this Piko G Scale locomotive which is available in various guises.

The German manufacturer Piko have been producing G Scale products for a while now, and have always given us the slightly more unusual locomotives and rolling stock from the norm. This product is definitely no exception, and given its usefulness it is a locomotive that every garden railway should have.

Piko G Scale Locomotive

How does it clean the track? - It cleans using small abrasive pads (available separately as PK35416) fitted onto the underside skids. These are sprung so that they slide across the rail when the locomotive moves forward or backwards.

How is it powered? - believe it or not, this locomotive is powered by 6 x AAA batteries which are located in an ingenious battery box inside the bonnet.

What is the size of the locomotive and what is the minimum radius it can run on? - the size of the 25-Ton locomotive is 300mm in length and can run on the minimum radius of 600mm.

Piko G Scale Locomotive Track Cleaner

As you can see, the track cleaner is weather resistant - like the rest of the Piko G Scale range.

How long does it run with a fully-charged battery pack? - This depends on the size of your railway and is dependant on inclines, but on a 50ft run with no inclines this locomotive should last approximately one and a half to two hours.

Do they do any other liveries? - There are two non-track cleaning versions; a blue bodied locomotive called 'Blue Goose' (PK38502) and a black version which is the American D&RGW livery (PK38500) for those modellers who are into American railroads. However don't make a mistake - these two are not track cleaners and they are standard DC running, not battery powered.

Piko G Scale Locomotive Starter Set

There is also a starter set containing the DC version of the GE25t in a fictitious 'Mighty Hauler' livery with two hopper wagons (PK37150), and this comes with everything you need to get started.

2019 New Items

Piko G Scale Locomotive Radio Controlled

Piko have recently announced for 2019 a battery radio-controlled version of the GE25t locomotive.

There is also a radio-controlled version of the cleaning locomotive due, which is available under part number PK38506.

  POPULAR BRANDS  
Gaugemaster
Fordhampton Kits
Hornby
Bachmann
Graham Farish
Atlas
myWorld
Walthers
Kato
Fleischmann
Noch
Preiser
Piko
Peco
Roco
Oxford Diecast
Dapol
Viessmann
Faller
Marklin
LGB
Trix
Deluxe Materials
Revell Paints
Humbrol Paints
Train Tech
DCC Concepts
Seuthe
Facebook Instagram Twitter

We are always looking to make improvements to our website to try and improve the quality of your visit.  We would welcome your feedback and suggestions, so please do not hesitate to e-mail our webmaster with your comments.  Alternatively call us on 01903 884488.

Home  Cookies  Privacy Statement  Terms & Conditions  Site Map  Site Guide
WEEE Regulations  Glossary  Careers & Jobs

Tel –  +44 (0) 1903 884488  Fax –  +44 (0) 1903 884377  E-Mail us –  click here

Gaugemaster.com is a trading name of Gaugemaster Controls Ltd.
Registered in England No. 2714470, Registered office:
Gaugemaster House, Ford Road
Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0BN, United Kingdom

VAT Reg. No. 587 8089 71

Copyright © 2003-2014 Gaugemaster Controls Ltd. All Rights Reserved.