The Officially Licensed GE ET44AC "Tier 4 GEVO" from InterMountain continues our tradition of excellence in this series of modern, GE-built locomotives. This all-new model features finely molded parts, railroad specific details, prototype based color representation with laser sharp painting and printing inlcuding the numerous miniature labels accurately represented. Our all-new Tier 4 drive is smooth, heavy (approx. 1.6 lbs), and powerful with an all new larger motor.
-Front headlight, -Correct scale sized front ditch lights, -Number Boards, -Rear headlight, -Front & Rear Walkway Lights, -Correct scale sized rear ditch lights (road name specific), -Correct scale sized front & rear RED DPU lights on Canadian National units.
-Spinning bearing caps on both ends of all 6 axles on the trucks, -Accurate GE style traction motor detail on 3rd and 4th axles, -Wheel flange lubricator detail, -See through etched metal grilles on the radiator cab roof, dynamic brake area, and body (body grilles have accurate corrugations), -Real brake chain, - Real tow chain (road name specific), -Separate underframe piping detail, -LSL lights (CSX & NS), -Etched metal walkway steps (road name specific), -Accurate PTC Antenna Arrays on cab roof (road name and number specific), -Accurate Nathan Airchime K5HL Horn, -Road name specific front/rear handrails, -Formed wire nose to walkway handrail, -Rear rock pilot on CN units, -See-through etched metal walkway panels on CN units. All of this along with numerous etched metal and wire details.
Sound locomotives are factory equipped with ESU® LokSound® Select sound decoders featuring accurately recorded Tier 4 GEVO sounds played through dual "sugar-cube" type speakers. Non-sound locomotives are factory equipped with ESU® LokPilot® V4.0 non-sound decoders. For DC (non-sound only) operation, a DC plug option is available upon request.
We are offering this locomotive decorated for the first five railroads to order and operate this new design. As more railroads purchase these and take delivery, we will make subsequent product announcements.