Developed in the early 1980s, the Dash 8-40C embodied General Electric’s desire to take the lead in modern locomotive design, with the first mass-produced, 4000-horsepower locomotive. The Dash 8-40C employed the day’s state-of-theart computer and mechanical technology to earn its reputation for fast and reliable service on railroads throughout the United States. Incorporating today’s cutting-edge model railroading technology, we’re pleased to offer this premium Spectrum® locomotive.
• DCC ready with connection points for installation of 6- or 8-wire harness decoder
• two piece die-cast main frame
• all-wheel pickup
• precision motor
• dual machined brass flywheels
• white LED lighting
• finescale detail parts
• NMRA wheel profile
This model performs best on 11.25" radius curves or greater.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 01 August, 2016.