ScaleTrains Rivetcounter (N) GE DASH 9-44CW, Norfolk Southern /Horsehead - DCC/sound
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ScaleTrains Rivetcounter (N) GE DASH 9-44CW, Norfolk Southern /Horsehead - DCC/sound


Norfolk Southern /Horsehead

Item Number Road Number Stock Status
SXT38533 # 8831
SXT38535 # 8844 Sold Out

ESU-LokSound 5 Next18 Micro DCC and sound decoder with “Full Throttle”

The GE DASH 9 Series (built from 1991 to 2004) replaced the earlier DASH 8 series and featured numerous electronic improvements that enhanced overall performance and reliability. With these enhancements, the DASH 9 series was well-liked by the railroads and as a result, quickly became one of the most common locomotive types in the United States. Most are still in service today.

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The Rivet Counter series DASH-9 continues to set new standards for railroad, road number and era-specific features, factory-applied detail parts, lighting effects, and sound in N Scale. All Rivet Counter series N Scale locomotives are available DC/DCC ready with Next18 connector or factory equipped with ESU-LokSound 5 Micro DCC and sound decoder with cube-type speaker.

Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

  • New road numbers
  • Era: 1995 – early 2000’s 
  • NS series 8764 - 8888, built 1-4/95
  • NS Road numbers 8801 and 8872 
  • ‘as-built’ appearance
  • Fully-assembled
  • Multiple road numbers
  • GE spartan cab with rooftop A/C unit, cab-face condensation drain line, and late flat-top low hood
  • Front LED-illuminated headlight with lenses on number board housing
  • Operating LED-illuminated front and rear deck-mounted alternating ditch lights*
  • Printed and LED-illuminated number boards*
  • Factory-applied detail parts: wire grab irons, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, 3-hose MU clusters with silver gladhands, MU cable, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, sunshades, brake wheel, and more
  • Tall snowplow with open doors and grab irons
  • Semi-scale Type E knuckle couplers – Micro-Trains® compatible
  • Body mounted coupler box – accepts Micro-Trains® 1015/1016 type couplers without modification
  • 4-step stepwells
  • Walkway with front and rear anticlimbers
  • GE “nub” pattern walkway tread
  • Detailed cab interior with floor, rear wall, seats, and desktop
  • Tinted cab side windows
  • Roof top mounted Dayton-Phoenix 2807000 HVAC
  • Dual Motorola ASP-16 “Firecracker” antennas mounted on clean air cab roof
  • Early curved engine cab profile
  • Lost-wax brass Nathan AirChime K5LAR24 horn mounted on engine cab
  • Early flanged exhaust stack housing
  • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
  • Late radiator door grilles in alternating heights
  • High-mounted rear sandfiller
  • Early lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
  • Rear LED-illuminated vertical headlight with lenses
  • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and traction motor cabling
  • GE Hi-Ad trucks with separately applied brake cylinders and air plumbing
  • Separate air tanks with upper mounting brackets
  • 5,000-gallon fuel tank 
  • Fuel tank mounted steel bell
  • Single fuel fills per side
  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
  • Dual flywheels
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Minimum Radius: 9 ¾”
  • Recommended Radius: 11” 

DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature

  • ESU-LokSound 5 Micro DCC & sound decoder with “Full Throttle”
  • Cube-type speaker
  • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
  • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts

DC/DCC ready locomotives also feature

  • Operates on DC layouts
  • DCC ready with Next18 connector 

* Lighting features operate when using an ESU decoder with appropriate programming while operating using DCC

** Class lights illuminate in white color only in DC operation.  Access and changing colors requires an ESU decoder with appropriate programming while operating using DCC 

SXT38533, SXT38535
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23 cm
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0.26 kg
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