24 inch gauge amusement train locomotive Longhorn

The Alamo

The Alamo is our largest and longest-range locomotive designed to handle the most extreme ridership demands of any venue. A 2-6-0 "Mogul" design inspired by the beautiful full-size V&T "Empire" locomotive on display in the California State RR Museum, she can pull a fully loaded train all day and fully recharge in just 5 hours overnight.
Two forward-facing drivers (or a VIP) sit comfortably in the cab, and with her massive battery packs tucked neatly inside the boiler, her trailing tender provides the option of additional VIP seating or, an industry first... a cooling mist system for your passengers in the coaches!  It is literally cool.
Weight: 7,417 pounds
The Alamo is equipped with:
  • Realistic Phoenix Sound® steam sound effects
  • Push-button operated sander
  • Push-button operated track-greaser
  • Bluetooth-enabled train audio player
  • Rear-viewing video monitor/recorder
  • Custom 3-chime solid brass air whistle
  • Ergonomically adjustable joystick operation
  • Digital color graphic data display
  • Dual/isolated electric air compressor systems
  • Triple mode (electric/pneumatic/spring) fail-safe brakes
  • Dual on-board battery chargers
  • LED headlamp
  • Durable powder-coat finish
  • Solid brass detailing
  • Custom vinyl graphics
  • Tender configured for passenger seating or for passenger coach misting system
Max recommended speed
10 mph
Min recommended curve radius
 100 feet*
Max recommended grade
*can accommodate 50' radius curves but increased drag will decrease range
contact us for details
^ Due to import price fluctuations for raw materials, prices are subject to change without notice
For more information, contact trains@texaslocomotion.com
The Alamo carries an amazing 104 kilowatt-hours of lithium-iron-phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries that can pull 6 fully-loaded aluminum coaches over 120 miles with more than 18 hours run-time on just one full battery charge!*
* Average 6.0 mph pulling 41,933 lbs of standard coaches and passengers on level track with >100' radius curves - actual performance will vary
All of our LiFePO4 battery packs are sealed and maintenance-free. They are designed to be safe from fire and collision damage and are computer monitored and controlled at all times to ensure maximum capacity and efficiency during charging and use. All you do is plug it in.
Our standard 7-inch full color data display in the cab shows key status and alert messaging.
Download The Alamo spec sheet
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