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NEW PAINT SCHEMES & ROAD NUMBERS!
O DASH 8-40B STANDARD CAB LOCOMOTIVES


An Atlas O Santa Fe Dash-8 in action on the layout in the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

Built in the late 1980s by GE, the DASH 8-40B diesel locomotives were identified by their dynamic brake gear located along the roof line between the cab and engine compartment, with engine ventilation provided by large roof-top grilles. These four-axle, high horsepower engines are still in service today in North America.

Features Include:

  • Die-cast chassis, sill unit and fuel tank
  • Painted crew figures
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers
  • Metal grab irons
  • Handrails with separate stanchions, coupler cut bars, MU hoses, snowplow, shock absorbers and piping on trucks
  • Directional headlights and marker lights
  • Operating ditch lights
  • Twin motors with flywheels
  • Weight: 6 lbs.; Length: Approx. 16"
  • Die-cast electro-couplers (3-Rail)
  • Minimum diameter curve: O-36 (3-Rail)
  • Minimum radius curve: 36" (2-Rail)

Additional TMCC Features:

  • EOB Speed control technology
  • Operating diesel exhaust unit
  • Lionel TrainMaster Command Equipped featuring RailSounds™ digital sound system (including horn, bell diesel-roar sounds, etc.); crew Talk (in command and more...



    operates in both conventional and command modes

  • Operating electro-couplers

QSI Features (Atlas O Master 2-Rail Gold Series Locomotives Only)
  • Authentic diesel engine sounds
  • Squealing brakes
  • Doppler effect
  • Air let-off in neutral
  • Coupler impact sounds when operated with DCC
  • Helper mode that mutes the whistle and bell for double heading

 

Item# 3-Rail TMCC Description (Powered) Item# 2-Rail Gold
New Road Numbers!
6830 Undecorated 5830-1
6831-3 BNSF (Heritage I) 8608 5831-3
6831-4 BNSF (Heritage I) 8619 5831-4
6839-3 Susquehanna 4026 5839-3
6839-4 Susquehanna 4044 5839-4

New Paint Schemes!

6832-3 CSX* (YN3) 5945 5832-3
6837-5 Union Pacific 1803 5837-5
6837-6 Union Pacific 1851 5837-6
6829-1 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8569 5829-1
6829-2 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8592 5829-2
6857-1 San Luis Rio Grande 8542 5857-1
6857-2 San Luis Rio Grande 8577 5857-2

Item# 3-Rail Description (Unpowered) Item#  2-Rail
 New Road Numbers!
6831-5 BNSF (Heritage I) 8630 7831-5
6839-5 Susquehanna 4040 -
New Paint Schemes!
6849-2 Union Pacific 1851 7849-2
6829-3 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8592 7829-3
6857-3 San Luis Rio Grande 8577 7857-3

Estimated Delivery: July 2008

MSRP 3-Rail TMCC: $489.95
MSRP 2-Rail Gold: $489.95
MSRP 3-Rail Unpowered: $229.95
MSRP 2-Rail Unpowered: $229.95

   
 

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