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Jun 23, 2022 - HO Scale

Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotives

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Dear HO Scale Customers;

Athearn has announced EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotives

FOR THE FIRST TIME with OPERATING DITCH LIGHTS and/or STROBES!

SOUND READY with FACTORY INSTALLED SPEAKERS

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CP Rail

These units are stand-in representations of former MILW GP40s that were painted in CP Rail’s later scheme with no multi-mark on the hood.

 

CP FEATURES:

• Chickenwire Grilles

• Forward and reverse Ditch lights

• Short fuel tank

• Non-Dynamic Brake hatch

• Large EMD front plow

• P3 horn


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BNSF

These units are stand-in representations of BNSF rebuilt GP40-2R, also known as GP40Ms. They are used in bidirectional, local service and are equipped with ditch lights on both ends.

 

BNSF FEATURES:

• Chickenwire Grilles

• Front and rear ditch lights

• Dynamic brakes

• Small EMD front plow


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Norfolk Southern

Equipped with front and rear ditch lights, these GP40-2s became NS property when they acquired 58% of Conrail in 1999.

 

NS FEATURES:

• Corrugated Grilles

• Leslie 3-chime horn

• Small EMD front plow

• Dynamic Brakes

• Front and rear ditch lights


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CSX

These former WM (Chessie) units were painted in CSX’s YN2 scheme in the 1990s, and received ditch lights soon after.

 

CSX FEATURES:

• Corrugated grilles

• Forward ditch lights

• K5 horn

• Dynamic brakes

• Large fuel tank


 

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The EMD GP series locomotives became some of the most successful designs of the age. Produced from 1970s to mid-1980s the GP40-2 was quickly found in many different tasks of the railroad. From switching to pulling high priority freight trains across the country, these versatile locomotives brought the goods to North America. Many of these locomotives are now being rebuilt with ecologically sound emission control for higher population centers. A new era emerges as technology meets proven reliability for these EMD products.

 

GP40-2 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

• See-through cab windows

• Factory installed Celcon handrails

• Illuminated front and rear headlights

• Illuminated ditch lights and/or strobes (as applicable to road name)

• Corrugated or chickenwire grilles

• 2600 or 3600 gallon fuel tank

• 5-pole motor with precision-machined flywheels and multi-link drive train for trouble-free operation

• All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation

• All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow

• Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power

• Separately-applied horns

• McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers

• DCC Ready 21 pin plug

• Nickel plated, blackened machined wheels machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brand of track

• Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box

• Painted and printed for realistic decoration

• Highly-detailed, injection-molded body

• Minimum radius: 18”

• Recommended radius: 22”


Sound Ready! All units come with speakers installed, ready to add the 21-pin sound decoder of your choice!

 

 

Order Due Date: July 29, 2022

Anticipated Delivery Date: September 2023


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Product Details

Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Canadian Pacific (CP) Rail #4611 - Red/White/Black With White Lettering (Era: 1990's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18258
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Canadian Pacific (CP) Rail #4617 - Red/White/Black With White Lettering (Era: 1990's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18259
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - CSX Transportation (CSX) #6214 - Gray/Blue/Yellow/Black With Blue/Yellow/Black Lettering (Era: 1990's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18260
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - CSX Transportation (CSX) #6942 - Gray/Blue/Yellow/Black With Blue/Yellow/Black Lettering (Era: 1990's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18261
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2R Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) #3001 - Orange/Black/Yellow With Black/White Lettering (Era: 2010's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18262
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2R Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) #3005 - Orange/Black/Yellow With Black/White Lettering (Era: 2010's+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18263
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Amtrak (AMTK) #650 - Gray/Black/Red/White/Blue With Black Lettering (Era: Early 1990’s+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18264
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Amtrak (AMTK) #661 - Gray/Black/Red/White/Blue With Black Lettering (Era: Early 1990’s+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18265
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Norfolk Southern (NS) #3035 - Black/White With White Lettering & Horsehead (Era: Late 2000’s+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18266
$169.99
Athearn - HO Scale - EMD GP40-2 Diesel Locomotive - DCC-Sound Ready - Norfolk Southern (NS) #3044 - Black/White With White Lettering & Horsehead (Era: Late 2000’s+) - Expected Release Date: 2023-09-01
140-18267
$169.99

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