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HO GP30 DCC/SND UP #712

  • $ 269.99


Item Number: WAL920-41865


The EMD GP30 is a 2,250 hp (1,680 kW) four-axle B-B diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois between July, 1961 and November, 1963. 948 examples were built for railroads in the United States and Canada (2 only), including 40 cabless B units for the Union Pacific Railroad.

It was the first so-called "second generation" EMD diesel locomotive, and was produced in response to increased competition by a new entrant, General Electric's U25B, which was released roughly at the same time as the GP30. The GP30 is easily recognizable due to its high profile and stepped cab roof, unique among American locomotives. A number are still in service today in original or rebuilt form. (from Wikipedia)



- Limited Edition - One Time Run of These Roadnumbers!

- Road-Specific Detailing

- In service from 1963 to 1990s

- Used in Road, Wayfreight and Yard Service

- 14:1 Helical Gears for Smooth, Quiet Performance

- Five-Pole Skew-Wound High-Torque High-Efficiency Can Motor

- Low Speed Under 3 Scale MPH

- LED Constant & Directional Headlights

- Easy Multiple Unit Operation

- Metal Grab Irons & Lift Rings

- Factory-Installed SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) Sound for DC or DCC Layouts

- Proto MAX(TM) Metal Knuckle Couplers

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