Rapido is now offering the H16-44 Phase III Locomotive in HO Scale. Since we so much enjoy reducing our design engineers to tears, Rapido is, of course offering these Locomotive with all the road-specific details we can fit to make these models as accurate as possible.
Here are just a few of the details offered:
Loads of roadname-specific details, including hood doors and handrails
Accurate dimensions measured from the real thing!
Separate grab irons and handrails installed at the factory
Prototypical Trucks: Dofasco or AAR.
Both Dynamic & Non-Dynamic carbodies
Steam generators where appropriate
Full underbody piping and conduits
Different fuel tanks depending on road name
Lit number boards, headlights and green and white class lights
Rapido’s proven drive system adapted from the FA-2
DC/Silent (21-pin DCC Ready) or DC/DCC/Sound options
Macdonald Cartier magnetic couplers installed at the correct height