ScaleTrains Rivet Counter (N) GE DASH 9, BNSF 970  /Heritage I/Red Walkway - DCC/sound
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ScaleTrains Rivet Counter (N) GE DASH 9, BNSF 970 /Heritage I/Red Walkway - DCC/sound

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

BNSF /Heritage I/Red Walkway

Item Number Road Number Stock Status
SXT38675 # 970

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

The GE DASH 9 replaced the earlier DASH 8 series and featured numerous electronic improvements that enhanced overall performance and reliability. It quickly became one of the most common locomotives in the United States. Most are still in service today. 

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The Rivet Counter™ DASH 9 sets new standards for railroad, road number and era-specific™ features, factory-applied detail parts, lighting, and sound. All Rivet Counter 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

  • All-new model 
  • Era: late 1996 to early 2000s
  • Series BNSF 960-1123, built August 1996 through January 1997
  • Road numbers 963, 970, 987 and 1000 As Built
  • GE safety cab with “gull-wing” roof profile and three (3) side windows
  • Fully-assembled 
  • Multiple road numbers 
  • Operating LED-illuminated front deck-mounted 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
  • Short 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
  • 5-step stepwells
  • Walkway with front anticlimber
  • GE “nub” pattern walkway tread
  • Wide profile end handrails
  • Nose door with window
  • Front LED-illuminated headlight with lenses on low short hood
  • Detailed cab interior with floor, rear wall, seats, and desktop
  • Tinted cab side windows
  • Large Sinclair “ice skate” communication antenna, and four small Sinclair “ice skate” antennas
  • Prime Manufacturing PM5191 HVAC unit
  • Late (angled) engine cab profile 
  • Late non-flanged exhaust stack housing
  • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
  • Early radiator door grille pattern (all the same height)
  • Low-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 lower mounting brackets
  • Fuel tank mounted steel bell
  • 5,000 gallon fuel tank
  • 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 

* Note: some sound and lighting functions on DCC & sound-equipped versions are not operable using DC

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