Athearn G81237 HO GE P42DC Diesel Locomotive Amtrak OpLife #203 DCC Ready

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Scale HO
Number G81237
Manufacturer Athearn
• 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 Lifesaverpainted 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: 18” — Recommended radius: 22”
• 5-Chime forward facing horn
• Antenna arrangement per road number
• Front and rear marker lights
• Amtrak approved artwork
#203 New Special Operation Lifesaver paint scheme, various grouped antennas, bolted nose
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Item # G81237
Preorder Yes
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style P40 - P42 Genesis
Electronics DCC Ready
Road Name Amtrak
Catalog Athearn May 2022