It's back for a 3rd run the Athearn HO SD70ACe w/DCC & Sound, Spirit of UP 1943 with the Tsunami2 decoder from SoundTraxx onboard or if you prefer in full DC mode with no sound onboard. These stunning locomotives will be fitted with LEDs and Rubber MU hoses.
DCC / SOUND Units $ 339.98
DC NO SOUND Units $ 249.98
UP 1943 Features :
• Tier 4 credit unit built in 2016
• PTC antenna array• Nose mount headlight
• Illuminated front ditch lights
• Late handrail
This is a Pre-Order only at this time product is due to be released Dec 2019, Orders are due by 3 / 15 / 2019 all orders received after this date we cannot guarantee your reservation due to the high demand for this release we have limited quantities available.
When you Pre-Order this product your Credit Card and or Paypal account will be debited for the amount indicated on checkout. We ask that you pay in full in order to ensure your reservation of the product due to it's high demand. Please select UPS as shipping option on checkout we will bill you the exact shipping cost for your zip code when unit arrives.
This is a final sale no refunds and or exchanges when you Pre-Order this product due to the extreme high demand.
If you placed your Order after the Deadline date of 3 / 15 / 2019 and we are not able to deliver the unit Dec 2019 you will be refunded in full or you may request an in store credit.
SD70ACe and SD70M-2 Specific Features :
• New for the SD70ACe and SD70M-2, LED lighting• Correctly-sized illuminated ditch lights• Snowplow• Front and rear trainline air hose with silver tips• Multiple unit (MU) hoses with silver tips• Coupler cut bars• Train line air hoses• Flat or tapered front and rear anticlimbers• Safety tread on the walkways• Nose or cab mounted headlight• Standard or isolated cab• Windshield wipers• Tinted side windows• Mirrors• Detailed and painted cab interior with control stand, display screens, detailed crew seats and optional grade crossing camera• Airchime K5LLA horn with square or “tube” style mounting bracket• GPS Domes or PTC antennas per prototype• Inverter box with original X-panels, X-panels with retrofitted lou-vers, factory louvers, late EMD large intake or retrofit large intake• See-through radiator fans• Etched dynamic brake grille and screen with appropriate grid detail underneath• Dynamic brake louver variations per prototype• Chicago Blower brand air blower visible behind the see-through grilles at the rear of the locomotive• Early or late hand brake housing and wheel• Early or Late Sander Brackets• Factory installed wire grab irons• Jacking pads per prototype• Plumbing alongside the frame appropriate to the specific rail-road and purchase order• Fuel tanks with single or dual fuel fillers• HTCR or HTSC trucks per prototype• Non-sound QuickPlug™ equipped with NEM 21-pin DCC plug• McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers• Minimum radius: 18”• Recommended radius: 22”
Sound Equipped Models Also Feature :
• Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound• Sound units operate in both DC and DCC• Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode• Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC• All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode• Slow speed control• Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights• Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes• CV chart included in the box
Prototype Specific Information :
In order to meet stricter diesel locomotive emissions standards imposed by EPA Tier II regulations, EMD modified the SD-70MAC to create the SD70ACe and SD70M-2. Each model is powered by a 16-cylinder, 4300-horsepower diesel engine. On the SD70M-2, the prime mover drives an alternator and pro-duces AC current that is rectified to DC current, which powers the traction motors. On the SD70ACe, the DC current is then “chopped” back into AC to power the traction motors. Much of the external design is based on the SD90 series loco-motives. Similar features include the full height nose door and rectangular windshields, the large flared radiators with two fans, and the positioning of the dynamic brake equipment at the rear of the long hood. In addition, the inverters were moved from in-side the long hood to a box on the walkway behind the fireman’s side of the cab.