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Product Image HO Athearn GP40-2(W) GO Transit Diesel Locomotive W/ DCC and Sound #703

HO Athearn GP40-2(W) GO Transit Diesel Locomotive W/ DCC and Sound #703



• Road number specific details 
   o #703 and #705: short ECAFB 
   o #708 and #709: long ECAFB 
• Operating pilot mounted ditch lights 
• Rear vertical twin headlight 
• Rear number boards 
• Rear class lights 
• Front and rear curved pilot plow 
• Coupler cut levers mounted below couplers 
• Radiused step wells 
• End of train antenna mounted on the cab 
• Nathan K3 air horn mounted in front of the exhaust stack 
• Engine compartment roof access doors 
• Latched and hinged air compressor access door with wide louver panel below 
• Pilot mounted head end power (HEP) details 
• Small Ontario flag on the side of the nose 
• GO Transit logo plate mounted on the front handrail 
• GO Transit logo plate mounted at the end of both side handrails 
• Trainline hose with drop elbow 
• MU hoses 
• Canadian ribbed anticlimber 
• Canadian-style steps 
• Canadian safety cab with interior including single control stand 
• Canadian Pyle early nose headlight 
• Front triangular cluster of red, white, and green class lights 
• Bell mounted on the cab between the number boards 
• Large Sinclair ice skate antenna mounted on the cab roof 
• Sunshades 
• Mirrors/windwings fore and aft 
• Late inertial intake grilles 
• Standard raised exhaust 
• Non-dynamic brake 
• Round sand filler hatches 
• Curved radiator fan grab iron 
• 3,200 gallon fuel tank 
• Blomberg-M trucks 
• Salem air filter 
• Rear drop step 
• Fully-assembled and ready-to-run 
• DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector 
• Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more 
• Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes 
• See through cab windows 
• Full cab interior 
• Standard cabs including sliding windows 
• Walkway tread 
• Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance 
• See through dynamic brake fans on locomotives equipped with dynamic brakes 
• Windshield wipers 
• Lift rings 
• Wire grab irons 
• Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks 
• Sander lines 
• McHenry scale knuckle couplers 
   o Kadee compatible 
• Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation 
• All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation 
• All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow 
• Wheels with RP25 contours operate on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail 
• Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance 
• Bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains constant 
• Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power 
• Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage 
• Replacement parts available 
• Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami decoder 
• Sound units operate in both DC and DCC 
   o Some functions are limited in DC 
   o Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC 
• All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode 
• Slow speed control 
• Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unity only horn, bell, and lights 
• Lighting effects such as alternating ditch lights, Gyralight where prototypically accurate 
• Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes 
   o CV chart is included in the box