ScaleTrains Rivetcounter (N) EMD SD40-3 Union Pacific/Fast Forty - DCC/sound
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ScaleTrains Rivetcounter (N) EMD SD40-3 Union Pacific/Fast Forty - DCC/sound

ScaleTrains Rivet Counter | N-scale (1:160) | diesel locomotives

EMD SD30-3
Union Pacific/Fast Forty, UP

Item Number Road Number Stock Status
SXT38617 # 8099

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

The Rivet Counter series SD40-2 is the definitive N 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, many continue to operate in revenue service today.

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Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

  • All-new model
  • Era: As delivered, series 8077-8099, built 1979 Phase IId2
  • Road numbers 8077, 8080, 8094 and 8099 
    • UP “Fast Forties” Geared to run with DDA40Xs
  • Fully-assembled 
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Class lights (non operating)
  • Saturn 6552 Strobe Light (non operating)
  • Printed and LED-illumintaed number boards*
  • Front tall pilot plow with high trainline hose cut out, multiple unit (MU) hose doors and grab irons
  • 3-hose multiple unit (MU) hose clusters with silver gladhands
  • Body mounted knuckle couplers; Micro-Trains® compatible
  • Coupler box accepts Micro-Trains 1015/1016 couplers without modification
  • Straight uncoupling levers with loop handles front and rear and two inner and two outer mounting brackets
  • Notched pilot faces without lifting holes or slots
  • Deck mounted multiple unit (MU) receptacle
  • "Tall" stepwells
  • Front and rear late small deck extension
  • Handrail set with inward facing end rail mounting brackets and chain; break-away stanchions on both ends
  • Late “fixed” drop steps 
  • Scale sectioned treadplate detail on walkways
  • Rectangle walkway lights mounted between sandbox clean out doors (non-operating)
  • 88" low short hood with wheel handbrake
  • Bolted battery box doors with wide louvers
  • Late cab sub-base doors with lift-off hinges
  • Front standard EMD LED-illuminated headlight in number board housing
  • Dash two cab with welded side window panels 
  • Detailed cab interior with floor, rear wall, seats, and standard AAR control stand
  • Rear cab side vent on left side
  • Tall clear wind wings mounted fore and aft of cab side window on right and left side of cab
  • Standard EMD sunshades and short sunshade tracks
  • Lost wax brass cast Leslie RS-3-LR horn mounted on number board housing
  • Motorola ASP-16 “Firecracker” antenna mounted on number board housing
  • Early electrical cabinet "zig-zag" seam, further from rear of cab
  • Late welded ECAFB
  • Intermediate inertial air intake grills with top drip rail
  • Standard turbo exhaust stack
  • Accurately profiled Extended-range dynamic brakes without batten strip
  • Corrugated radiator intake grilles
  • See-through standard 48” radiator fan housings with fan blades visible inside
  • Curved radiator fan grab iron
  • Underbody frame rail with separate plumbing and traction motor cables
  • Detailed HT-C trucks with Hyatt bearing caps, late center axle snubbers, sanding lines and brackets
  • Speed recorder mounted to first axle left front
  • Rearward facing handbrake chain mount for HTC trucks
  • Short jacking pads (late)
  • Spare knuckle holders on fuel tank near fuel filler
  • Forward engineer’s side sidesill notch
  • Sill-mount EFCO
  • Frame-mounted steel bell
  • Salem air filter (accordion style)
  • 4,000-gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers, vertical gauge and round gauge on stand 
  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, windshield wipers, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, and more
  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
  • Dual flywheels
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Directional LED headlights
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Minimum radius: 9 3/4”
  • Recommended radius: 11”
  • DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature
    • ESU LokSound 5 DCC & Sound decoder with “Full Throttle”
    • One (1) cube-type speaker
    • EMD 16 Cylinder 645E3 prime mover
    • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts
  • DC/DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature
    • Operates on DC layouts
    • DCC ready with E24 connector

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

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