Athearn GENESIS 65183 (HO) GP40-2L, CN 9486 - DCC/sound
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Athearn GENESIS 65183 (HO) GP40-2L, CN 9486 - DCC/sound

Athearn HO GENESIS | GP40-2L, CN #9486 

[ATHG65183]

Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound

By the early 1970s, many first-generation diesels were reaching the end of their service lives. One of the most common replacement locomotives became the GP40-2. EMD began production of the 16-cylinder, turbocharged, 3000 horsepower engine in 1972. These locomotives were developed for service where higher horsepower and faster service were preferable. A major feature for the GP40-2 was the introduction of the "dash 2" modular electrical cabinet. For more than 40 years, the GP40-2 has worked main line freights, locals, switching jobs, yard service, and helper service. Many remain in service today.

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CN FEATURES: 

  • CN "Zebra" paint scheme
  • Snow shields
  • Front Canadian-style ditch lights
  • Bell mounted on the cab
  • Canadian-style 5-step walkway sill
  • Single rear headlight
  • Nathan K-3 horn mounted on the long hood

Built in 1974 with Canadian-specific features including, wide cab with 4 front windows, 3 color class lights, and snow shields, CN bought 268 examples of this design. Our representation offers the as-delivered style paint scheme, this time with forward ditch lights for the 1990's era modeler.

GP40-2 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES: 

  • Coupler cut levers
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Sander lines
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
  • 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 for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • Minimum radius: 18"

PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE

  • Duplicated look and feel of "In Service" equipment
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust

SOUND-EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Precision slow speed control
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

By the early 1970s, many first-generation diesels were reaching the end of their service lives. One of the most common replacement locomotives became the GP40-2. EMD began production of the 16-cylinder, turbocharged, 3000 horsepower engine in 1972. These locomotives were developed for service where higher horsepower and faster service were preferable. A major feature for the GP40-2 was the introduction of the "dash 2" modular electrical cabinet. For more than 40 years, the GP40-2 has worked main line freights, locals, switching jobs, yard service, and helper service. Many remain in service today.

Specifications

DCC: Ready/21-Pin NEM
SOUND: Ready
PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: EMD
Axles: 6
LIGHTED: LED Lighting
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
G65183
New product
32 cm
14 cm
7 cm
0.81 kg
4 Items