The illustrated scenareos (below) show common locomotive types and are based on typical requirements and you can tailor these suggestions to better suit your own needs by swapping gear ratios or motor type, taking into account wheel diameter, prototypical variations as well as layout size and type.
Alternatively, you may wish to work out your own solution from scratch and we have a dedicated PLANNING PAGE which takes you through the whole process.
A description of each individual gearbox is available in our GEARBOX SHOP
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