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Athearn 86731 HO HO RTR SD40 DCC Ready, CSX/Ex-C&O #4617

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Athearn 86731 HO HO RTR SD40 DCC Ready, CSX/Ex-C&O #4617
SD40 DCC Ready CSX/Ex-C&O #4617

with Bi-directional LED lighting

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NEW FEATURES FOR ALL SD40s IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT:
•All-new LED lighting
•Rubber MU hoses for durability
•Photo-etched stainless steel windshield wipers


CSX C&O HERITAGE FEATURES:
•Rear hand brake
•Spare knuckles on rear pilot
•K5LA horn
•Primer-painted radiator fans to represent replacement parts
•Bell mounted on side of dynamic brake hatch
•Flexicoil Hi-brake trucks

One of the more famous CSX locomotive was this former C&O SD40. Affectionately referred by many in the railfan community as the CSX C&O Heritage unit, it lasted many years in a ratty faded and patched condition. The original C&O paint survived both the Chessie and CSX eras before finally being retired and repainted into her as delivered C&O scheme in 2017. After being restored to her as delivered road number C&O #7534 ex (CSX #4617) was donated to the C&O Historical Society.

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
•Fully assembled and ready-to-run
•Separately applied wire grab irons
•Separately applied air tanks
•Coupler cut levers
•Rubber MU hoses
•Photo-etch stainless steel windshield wipers
•Fine scale handrails molded in engineering plastic
•See-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
•Curved radiator fan grab iron
•Exhaust stack
•Frame mounted bell (unless noted)
•Detailed 4000 gallon fuel tank (unless different capacity is noted)
•Flexicoil-C trucks with high or low brake cylinders (per prototype)
•McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
•Highly-detailed, injection molded body featuring new tooling
•Painted and printed for realistic decoration
•See through cab windows
•Bi-directional LED lighting
•All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
•All-wheel electrical pickup
•5-pole motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble-free operation
•Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
•Window packaging for easy viewing
•Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
•Minimum radius: 18" inches•Recommended radius: 22 inches

SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE:
•Onnboard Econami sound decoder by Soundtraxx
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SKU 140-86731
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Road Name: CSX
Price: CA$158.99
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