ATH951981 Athearn Trains HO RTR SD40 2 w/81 Nose, BN/Bicentenial #1876

This is Athearn Trains new HO RTR SD40-2, due to be released in early March 2010.  Athearn Trains certainly has made some great locomotives in the past, and this beautiful locomotive looks like it’ll continue to build the reputation of Athearn Trains.  Here’s a closer look at the technical data of this prototype:

Key Features:

– Fully assembled and ready to operate

– Upgraded tooling

– Separately applied wire grab irons

– Separately applied air tanks

– Celcon handrails

– DCC ready wiring harness installed

– Prototype specific details applied

– McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers installed

 

Prototype specific details that may be applied to this model:

– Nose length

– Grilles

– Fans

– Battery access doors

– Exhaust stack

– Bell

– Anticlimbers and snowplow

– Headlights

– Fuel tank

– Dynamic brakes

– Electrical cabinet/Air Filter Box

– Air Horn

– Truck sideframes

 

Specs:

DCC: Ready

SOUND: No

PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: Electro Motive Division

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle

ERA: 1975 – Present

MINIMUM AGE RECOMMENDATION: 14 years

NO ASSEMBLY REQUIRED

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