ScaleTrains Rivet Counter (HO) EMD SD40-2, Milwaukee Road/Hiawatha - DCC/Sound
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ScaleTrains Rivet Counter (HO) EMD SD40-2, Milwaukee Road/Hiawatha - DCC/Sound

The Rivet Counter series SD40-2 is the definitive HO Scale model of EMD’s best-selling diesel locomotive. Our model combines smooth operating performance with unparalleled railroad, road number, and era specific details. Even though the first SD40-2s were first built nearly half a century ago, several continue in service today.

DCC & Sound Equipped (ESU-LokSound 5 decoder with “Full Throttle”)

Retail: $319.99 USD

Item Number Road Number Stock Status
SXT32811 #4040 not in stock
SXT32813 #4043 not in stock
SXT32815 #4044
SXT32817 #4048

$275.99 $319.99 -13.75%
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In the event of a warranty issue, we will assist with your claim to respective manufacturer.


We ship world wide with Canada Post. Cost will be provided at checkout. Free pick-up in store.


Store Policy: All sales are final. We do not take any item in return or exchange for any reason.

Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

  • Era: mid-1980s
  • Series 130-170,ex 3000-3040, built 7-8/72, Phase 1a1
  • Operating LED Prime PM-8901 Stratolite beacon*
  • Operating LED tricolor front and rear flush-mounted class lights with raised gasket**
  • Front EMD-style low pilot plow with grab irons and without MU hose doors
  • "Tall" stepwells with see-through steps
  • Front and rear early small deck extension
  • No drop steps
  • Rectangle walkway lights, mounted between sandbox clean out doors (non-operating)
  • 81” low short hood with ratchet handbrake and angled chain guard
  • Bolted battery box doors with narrow louvers
  • Early cab sub-base doors with early hinges
  • Standard EMD headlight in number board housing
  • Dash two cab with bolted side window panels
  • No sunshades or sunshade tracks
  • Small mirror mounted fore of left side cab window
  • All weather window mounted on right cab side
  • Forward cab side vent on right side
  • Leslie RS-3-LR Horn mounted on number board housing
  • “Whip” antenna mounted to center of cab roof
  • Early electrical cabinet "zig-zag" seam, further from rear of cab
  • Early stand-off ECAFB
  • Early inertial air intake grilles without drip rails
  • Standard-range dynamic brakes with batten strip
  • “Chicken-wire” radiator intake grilles
  • See-through standard 48” radiator fan housings with fan blades visible inside
  • Curved radiator fan grab iron
  • Straight uncoupling levers with loop handles front and rear and two inner and two outer brackets
  • Handrail set with solid end rails
  • 4-hose MU hose clusters with silver gladhands
  • Deck mounted MU receptacle
  • Spare knuckle holders on fuel tank near fuel filler
  • Notched pilot faces with reinforced lifting holes
  • Tall jacking pads with holes (early)
  • Forward engineer’s side sidesill notch
  • Sill-mount EFCO
  • Reward facing handbrake chain mount for HTC trucks
  • Side-mounted steel bell behind the cab on the fireman’s side
  • Salem air filter (accordion style)
  • 3,200-gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers, vertical gauge, round gauge in tank (right side only) and angled breather pipe
  • Detailed HT-C trucks with Hyatt bearing caps, early center axle snubbers, sanding lines and brackets, and D-77 traction motor and air duct details
  • Speed recorder mounted to first axle left front
  • Tru-Color Paint match color: body TCP-111 Milwaukee Orange, TCP-010 Black

Rivet Counter SD40-2 Locomotives Also Feature

  • Fullyassembled
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Printed and LED lighted number boards
  • Dimensionally accurate truck centers
  • Scale sectioned treadplate detail on the walkways
  • Underbody frame rail with separate plumbing and traction motor cables
  • Accurate hood door and long hood detail
  • Accurately profiled dynamic brake housings
  • See-through dynamic brake intakes with resistor grid detail
  • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and standard AAR control stand
  • Sliding cab windows
  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, wire lift rings, windshield wipers, snowplows, horns, coupler cut levers, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, sand hatch covers, and much more
  • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
  • Directional LED headlights
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
  • Dual flywheels
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
  • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Recommended radius: 22”

DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

  • ESU LokSound 5 DCC & Sound decoder with “Full Throttle” feature
  • Dual cube-type speakers
  • EMD 16 Cylinder 645E3 prime mover
  • ESU designed “PowerPack” with two super capacitors***
  • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts

DC/DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

  • Operable using a DC power pack
  • DCC-ready with 21-pin connector

* These features only function with an ESU DCC decoder installed while operating in DCC

** During DC operation, class lights illuminate in white. Access to other colors and the ability to change colors requires an ESU DCC decoder while operating in DCC

***“PowerPack” feature only compatible with ESU decoders while operating on a DCC layout

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1.10 kg
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