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N SD70MAC Diesel BNSF #9799 Executive Scheme

SKU: KAT1766313 Category:
UPC Code: 4949727696416
Scale: 1/160In Stock: NoRelease Date: SEP24
MSRP: $140.00Minimum Quantity: 1
 

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Model Information:

These models will be equipped with all-wheel electrical pick-up and blackened metal wheels in trucks that replicate the HTCR Phase II trucks. Additionally, the models will feature walkway-mounted, lighted ditch lights! Handrails will be made of a paintable material so modelers can easily add white end railings.

Model Features:

  • Powerful five-pole KATO motor with dual brass flywheels
  • Directional Headlight and illuminated, preprinted number boards
  • Kato magnetic knuckle coupler
  • DCC Friendly mechanism ready for drop-in decoder installation

Prototype Information:

The General Motors Locomotive Group (GMLG) Electro-Motive Division (EMD) SD70MAC is one of the most common locomotives plying the rails today. Originally introduced in late 1993 with an order for the Burlington Northern, the production now totals over 900 units, exceeding the combined production of the SD80MAC and SD90MAC locomotives by over 300 units.

At this time, the SD70MAC, in all of its versions, has been operated by six different railroads in a total of eight different paint schemes. The railroads that operate this locomotive span from East to West and from Mexico to Alaska!

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BNSF would buy the majority of the SD70MACs with 786 on their roaster. In the early 1990s Burlington Northern introduced their Executive paint scheme this would later be adapted as the standard paint job for their new SD70MACS. After the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Merger this paint scheme would also stick around post-merger with some units still found in this paint scheme as of 2024.