Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 01:03 AM GMT+7
Kato has released four GE ES44AC "Gevo" in N scale this month two in the CSX livery and two in CN livery
The ES (Evolution Series) of locomotives were designed to meet the U.S. EPA's Tier 2 locomotive emissions standards that took effect in 2005. With a newly designed "GEVO-12" 12 cylinder engine, these AC traction locomotives have the same 4,400 horsepower as the 16 cylinder AC4400CW but produce fewer emissions and have greater fuel economy. Possibly their most identifiable trait is their “oversized” radiator, courtesy of a specially designed air-to-air dual fan heat exchanger.
The CSX operates rail yards and routes throughout the Midwest and eastern United States, providing freight and coal services and carrying everything from domestic and international freight to orange juice. The Canadian National was a late adopter of the ES44AC, putting them into service on the steep grades of their ex-BC rail main line.
-Nose Headlight and low number boards.
-Powerful Kato mechanism powered by a 5-pole flywheel motor and featuring a 9 3/4" minimum turning radius.
-Directional Headlight and illuminated, pre-printed number boards.
-Illuminated ditch lights.
This Kobo DCC locomotive has been rigorously tested for performance and has a Train Control Systems K1D4 DCC board installed to be truly ready-to-run on DCC.
176-8928-1 - GE ES44AC "Gevo" CSX #700 w/ DCC Installed
176-8929-1 - GE ES44AC "Gevo" CSX #721 w/ DCC Installed
176-8926-1 - GE ES44AC "Gevo" Canadian National #2801 w/ DCC Installed
176-8927-1 - GE ES44AC "Gevo" Canadian National #2825 w/ DCC Installed
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