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176-2215 DCC *EMD F7B Santa Fe Yellowbonnet (DCC-Fitted)

(UK RRP: £145)

Original price was: £116.00.Current price is: £103.00.

SKU: 176-2215-DCC Category: Tag:

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Description

Prototype Information:

The F-Unit is probably the most recognized diesel locomotive in North American history. It was found on railroads from East to West and North to South. Similar in appearance to its predecessor, the EMD F3, the EMD F7 was a 1500 hp multi-purpose locomotive. Although originally promoted as a freight-hauling unit by EMD, the F7 was also used in passenger service hauling such trains such as the Santa Fe Super Chief and the Great Northern Empire Builder. The F7 was the fourth model in GM-EMD’s highly successful F-unit series, and was for a long time (until the introduction of the EMD SD40-2 freight unit) was the best selling Diesel-electric locomotive ever made.

 

Model Information:

The Kato EMD F7 comes in both A and B (cabless) variations, and is retooled from earlier variations of the F-unit locomotive chassis to make it DCC friendly. Passenger units can be identified by their Steam Generators vs. freight units which lack this detail.

This 'B' unit complements the 'Yellow bonnet' of the matching A unit perfectly.

A new spin on the classic Santa Fe "Warbonnet" scheme, Kato USA announces "Yellow Bonnet" freight versions of the famous bulldog nosed engine! Perfect for modelers looking to model 70's style freight equipment, this Yellow Bonnet is different from Kato's previous Yellow Bonnet release which was the passenger style units with silver pilots that were used on Amtrak's El Capitan service.
Factory Fitted DCC Decoder.

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