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HO C36-7 DC/DCC/Sound: FNM - Blue Scheme: #419

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HO C36-7 DC/DCC/Sound: FNM - Blue Scheme: #419

Item No. RPI42609
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Rapido is excited to announce the General Electric C36-7 locomotive in HO scale!
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In The Box
  • (1) HO C36-7 Locomotive

Overview

The C36-7 was General Electric’s higher-horsepower six-axle Dash-7 offering, with a 16-cylinder 3,600 or 3,750 horsepower diesel engine (compared to the C30-7’s 3,000 hp.) Built between July 1979 and February 1989, over 599 total units were produced. Of those, 129 were domestic orders for Conrail, Missouri Pacific, Norfolk and Western, and Norfolk Southern. Another 40 were made for Ferrocarril del Pacifico and National de Mexico.

Features

  • Operating headlights, class lights, marker lights or ditch lights where applicable
  • Operating step lights and numberboards
  • Correct Rockwell or Adirondack trucks, as appropriate
  • Full traction motor casing details
  • Four window, four window (modified) or two window cab
  • 4-grille, 7-grille, or late 7 grille hood
  • Dynamic brake “hump” (MP, UP, NS)
  • Early rear (flush numberboards) or later rear phases (raised numberboards)
  • Early or late (silenced) exhaust
  • Road specific battery box doors on both sides
  • Close clearance stepwells (NS)
  • Four-step stepwells (CR)
  • Low-height dropsteps (NW)
  • Road-specific horns and cab details
  • Metal brake chain on engineer’s side
  • Detailed underbody piping and conduit
  • Separate grab irons
  • Rapido’s innovative dead straight metal side handrails with plastic stanchions
  • Detailed cab interior
  • Lighted control stand
  • Heavy, die-cast weight for heavy hauling
  • 5-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels
  • MoPower
  • Sound-equipped units feature ESU Loksound V5 decoders

Product Specifications

Manufacturer # 42609
Scale HO