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CSX-Patched Conrail Dash 8-40CW #7307


Product Manufacturer: Atlas Model Railroad Co.
Brand: Silver Series
Manufacturer Model: 10 001 234
Store Item Number: ATL10001234
Quantity In Stock: 1

CSX-Patched Conrail Dash 8-40CW #7307

  • First built for Union Pacific in the late 1980's by General Electric, the DASH 8-40C diesel locomotives were identified by an enlarged exhaust stack and the mounting of the dynamic brake grids in a square-like unit behind the cab, which housed an enlarged equipment blower fan. These six-axle, 4,000 hp engines are still in service today in North America.
  • The 4,000hp Dash 8-40CW was produced by General Electric between 1989 and 1993 as a follow-up to the successful Dash 8-40C locomotive. The most distinguishing feature of this model was the introduction of GE’s version of the wide-nose “North American Safety Cab.” This style of cab would become a common sight on railroads across the country. Four major railroads purchased the Dash 8-40CW in fairly large quantities, including Conrail, CSX, Santa Fe and Union Pacific. Most of these units are still in regular mainline and heavy-haul freight service today. Due to various mergers, they can also be seen operating for new owners Norfolk Southern and BNSF.
  • Features:
  • Ditch lights (8-40CW only)
  • Number boards, sand fill hatch, and marker lights where appropriate by railroad (8-40CW only)
  • Realistic die-cast underframe
  • Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
  • Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate® Proto-couplers
  • Highly detailed coupler cut bars
  • Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
  • Directional lighting
  • Painted crew members
  • Snowplow and piping on trucks
  • Recommended minimum radius: 22”
  • Atlas Master™ Series Silver Additional Features:
  • NMRA 8-pin plug for DCC (Decoder-ready)
  • AccuMate® couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train > Locomotive > Diesel Locomotive > GE (General Electric) > C40-8W
Scale: HO
Reporting Marks: CSXT 7307
Railroad:
CSX
CSX

Found In Catalog: December 2011
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