GE Evolution Hybrid ES44AC Imperial Diesel & Caboose Set With Proto-Sound 3.0 # 30-20812-1

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  • ES44 Diesel Locomotive
  • Extended Vision CabooseLocomotive Features

     

  • Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
  • Die-Cast Truck Sides, Pilots and Fuel Tank
  • Metal Chassis
  • Metal Handrails and Horn
  • (2) Handpainted Engineer Cab Figures
  • Authentic Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels, Axles and Gears
  • (2) Remote Controlled Proto-Couplers
  • Prototypical Rule 17 Lighting
  • Directionally Controlled Constant voltage LED Headlights
  • Lighted LED Cab Interior Light
  • Illuminated LED Number Boards
  • Operating LED Ditch Lights
  • Operating LED Charging Lights
  • (2) Precision Flywheel-Equipped Motors
  • Operating ProtoSmoke Diesel Exhaust
  • Onboard DCC Receiver
  • Locomotive Speed Control In Scale MPH Increments
  • Near Scale Sizing
  • Locomotive Measures: 17” x 2 1/2” x 3 3/4”
  • Operates On O-31 CurvesCaboose Features

     

  • Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
  • Stamped Metal Floors
  • Metal Wheels and Axles
  • Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
  • Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
  • Needle-Point Axles
  • Operating Metal Latch Couplers
  • Caboose Interiors With Overhead Lighting
  • Decorative Brake Wheels
  • Separate Metal Handrails
  • Near-Scale Proportions
  • Locomotive Measures: 17” x 2 10 1/4” x 2 1/2” x 4 1/4”
  • Operates On O-27 Curves

$429.00

Availability: 2 in stock

SKU: 30-20812-1 Category:

On January 1, 2015, stricter Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 rules went into effect for new production diesel locomotives, requiring a 70% reduction in nitrogen oxide and particulate matter emissions. Of the two U.S. makers of mainline freight engines, General Electric and EMD, only GE was ready with a new Tier 4 diesel.

More than two years earlier, in August 2012, GE had outshopped No. 2015, the first demonstrator of its “Ecomagination” technology for meeting Tier 4 standards. What GE wanted to avoid was the “after-treatment” solution used since 2010 in heavy truck engines: carrying a tankfull of a chemical called urea that reacts with exhaust gas to neutralize nitrogen oxide. Instead GE developed an ingenious system that recirculates hot exhaust gas back into the engine; the net result is that switching to a new GE diesel is the equivalent of removing 12,000 cars from our nation’s highways.

Our superbly detailed, top-of-the-line RailKing Imperial model of this modern freight mover features a full range of locomotive sounds recorded from an actual ES44AC. Outfitted with twin powerful flywheel-equipped motors, all-metal wheels and gears, and our revolutionary Proto-Speed Control, our ES44AC will haul long freights at any speed from a crawl to full throttle. Remotely activated front and rear Proto-Couplers allow you to pick up and drop off freight wherever you like. Additional Imperial features on the ES44AC include operating diesel exhaust smoke and flashing ditch lights.

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