Directional headlights and tail lights on both the front and rear of the locomotive that can be toggled with three different light settings
Coreless truck-motor drive paired with a super-heavy solid metal body mechanism
Can navigate R1 (370mm) curves, allowing for an unprecedented range of movement with a minimum radius of only 14 3/5"
Heavy (nearly 2 pounds) mechanism provides a very high level of traction, allowing the P42 to pull up a grade without needing a traction tire
Analog (DC only) version
The General Electric P42 locomotive is also known as the "Genesis" locomotive. The P42 is a modern 4200 horsepower passenger locomotive used across the United States and Canada. Amtrak's P42 has replaced the EMD F40PH in revenue service and today they are used throughout the United States. Since their introduction, they have had a number of physical revisions to improve the ease of maintenance and parts replacements, including a bolt-on fiberglass nose panel (replacing the original's solid metal which was difficult to repair or replace) and a new headlight bezel that is more rounded than the previous square versions.
Kato USA Model Train Products
60 day warranty against manufacturer defects
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
It came apart when i rec'd it!
Great quality, runs well!!!
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