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Athearn Genesis G81231 - HO GE P42DC - DCC Ready - VIA/Love The Way #908

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Athearn Genesis G81231 - HO GE P42DC - DCC Ready - VIA/Love The Way #908
HO GE P42DC - DCC Ready - VIA/Love The Way #908

Detailed Information
VIA-added extra nose light
VIA style antenna array
Dual 5-chime forward facing horns
Forward and reverse red marker lights
VIA approved artwork
Starting in 2017, VIA began to add wrapped schemes for their P42DC fleet. By 2019, -Love the Way- in both English and French was applied to a few select units with each side having a different version. In Nov. 2019, VIA applied the -Poppy- scheme, a tribute to veterans, to a small handful of units.

-Love the Way- scheme
English left side
French right side.
-Love the Way- scheme
English right side
French left side.
-Poppy- Scheme

Officially licensed product of Amtrak (Amtrak-painted units)
Officially licensed product of Via Rail Canada (Via painted units)
Officially licensed product of Operation Lifesaver (Operation Lifesaver-painted unit)
4 different nose variations: Amtrak as-built with strobes, Amtrak as-built without strobes, Amtrak rebuilt, and Via
Operating marker lights front and rear on Tsunami2 equipped models
Rear marker lights installed, but not connected on DCC Ready models
Newly-tooled lit number boards
Flashing strobe light and -Big-Hole- emergency light on equipped Amtrak units (Operational on DCC only)
Flashing ditch lights on non-strobe equipped Amtrak units synced with horn blow (Operational on DCC only)
Flexible rubber MU hoses
Flexible rubber trainline hose
Separately applied wire handrails
Exhaust stack
Photo etched metal radiator fan grille
Highly-detailed underframe including air tanks with air lines, air filter, and air dryer with two different types of rock shields
McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
LED lighting including operating ditch lights and red marker lights
Completely-redesigned die-cast frame for superior tractive effort
Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes
Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
Packaging securely holds model for safe storage
Minimum radius: 18inch Recommended radius: 22inch
SKU 140-G81231
Quantity in stock 11 item(s) available
Road Name: VIA
Price: CA$234.99
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Due in Stock: August 30, 2023