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Athearn Genesis G81335 - HO GE P42DC - DCC & Sound - Amtrak/Phase IV #24

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Athearn Genesis G81335 - HO GE P42DC - DCC & Sound - Amtrak/Phase IV #24
HO GE P42DC - DCC & Sound - Amtrak/Phase IV #24

Detailed Information
AMTK FEATURES:
5-Chime forward facing horn
Antenna arrangement per road number
Front and rear marker lights
Amtrak approved artwork
By 1996, production of the P40DC was replaced by the P42DC. Amtrak took delivery of over 200 units and placed them in service to ultimately replace the aging and tired EMD F40 fleet. Horsepower was increased from 4000 to 4250. Many P40DCs were upgraded to P42DC standards by the late 2000s.

ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:
#8
Phase IV repaint
large and small Sinclair antennas
original style nose
#24
Phase IV repaint
large and small Sinclair antennas
original style nose
#97
Phase IV repaint
large and small Sinclair antennas
original style nose
#203
New Special Operation Lifesaver paint scheme
various grouped antennas
bolted nose

P40DC/P42DC SERIES LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
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

PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE
Duplicated look and feel of -In Service- equipment
Faded base colors matched to the prototype
Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust

SOUND-EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE
Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
Equipped with dual 28mm round speakers
Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
Precision slow speed control
Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box
Details
SKU 140-G81335
Quantity in stock 2 item(s) available
Road Name: Amtrak
Price: CA$331.99
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Due in Stock: August 30, 2023
 

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