Rare Model Locomotive Type Coming Soon!

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Rare Model Locomotive Type Coming Soon!

Postby Crossingman18 » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:05 pm

The rare GP40-2W locomotive will be appearing on Atlas's HO scale shelves around January or February and pre-order listings are now available at http://www.dcctrain.com/preorder/shop/c ... ortby=name. Only 4 Railroad companies are available on the HO scale GP40-2W. Canadian National, GO Transit, Huron Central, and Guilford Rail System, plus a Undecorated Early and late version. 2 Different editions are available, Gold and Silver.

Both editions have these features:

This GP40-2(W) model features all new tooling for the sill, cab, long hood and fuel tank. There are many prototype-specific and separately-applied details, including:

Two Rear of Long Hood Styles: CN (single light w/o number boards) and GO Transit (dual lights w/number boards and class lights).
3,000 Gallon Fuel Tank
CN-Style Lighted Ditch Lights (optional)
Snow Shields (optional)
Round or Square Sand Fill Hatches
Cab-Mounted Bell
Three-Chime Air Horn Mounted on Cab or Long Hood
Etched Metal Radiator Fan Grilles
Also includes “standard” features of the GP40-2 model:

Golden-white LEDs
Realistic die-cast underframe
Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
Directional lighting
Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
Detailed cab interior with crew figures
Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, grab irons and fine scale handrails
Movable drop steps
Walkway safety tread
Coupler cut levers
Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses

The Gold edition has these extra features:

QSI® Quantum System™ Features Including:
(Atlas Master Series Gold locomotives only)

Dual speaker system
Authentic diesel engine sounds
Squealing brakes
Doppler effect
Air let-off in neutral
Coupler impact sounds when operated with DCC
Helper mode that mutes the whistle and bell for double heading
And more!

Rest In Peace Guilford SD26 615!
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