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Athearn 86748 - HO SW1000 Switcher - DCC Ready - VIA #203

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Athearn 86748 - HO SW1000 Switcher - DCC Ready - VIA #203
HO SW1000 Switcher - DCC Ready - VIA #203
ETA: June 2023

Detailed Information
Sinclair Antenna
Roller bearing trucks
600 gallon fuel tank
Officially licensed product of Via Rail Canada
In 1987 VIA purchased 3 SW1000s second hand from Inland Steel in Indiana for use in their yards in their Montreal Maintenance Centre.

Operating ground lights
Newly designed can motor is more powerful and quieter than before
DCC-ready models feature 21-pin plug
DCC & sound models feature Tsunami2 sound with dual cube speakers
LED lighting for long life and reliable operation

Lit ground lights
Detailed cab interior
Drop steps unless noted
MU stands
Exhaust stack
Printed numberboards
Fine scale handrails
Signal hoses with silver glad hands unless noted
Front and rear trainline hoses with silver glad hands
Separately applied wire grab irons
See through radiator intake grille and cab windows
Low or high mounted windshield wipers per prototype
Rectangular or oval builders plate where appropriate
Separately applied Air tank
McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology
Improved 5-pole skew wound can motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for with 21-pin NEM connector
Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
Window packaging for easy viewing
Highly-detailed, injection molded body
Painted and printed for realistic decoration
Fully assembled and ready-to-run
Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
Minimum radius: 18inch
SKU 140-86748
Quantity in stock 4 item(s) available
Road Name: VIA
Price: CA$221.99
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Due in Stock: August 30, 2023