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O SD70ACe Diesel Virginian #1069/3.0

SKU: MTH30208251 Category:
Scale: 1/48Discontinued
MSRP: $369.95Minimum Quantity: 1

Celebrate Norfolk Southern’s 30th Anniversary with your
favorite heritage railroads in select RailKing Imperial SD70ACe models
from M.T.H. Electric Trains. Each of the ten different railroads
featured in the real-life series created by Norfolk Southern and used
on their fleet of SD70ACe locomotives has been recreated in M.T.H.’s
RailKing roster of our best selling diesel.

The SD70ACe is Electro-Motive Division’s hope for the future. While
designed to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier-2 emissions
requirements that took effect on January 1, 2005, this replacement for
the SD70MAC also seems to have a higher purpose: to recapture the lead
in North American locomotive sales that EMD lost to General Electric in

Under the hood beats a third-generation model 710 diesel with 4300
horsepower; only slight modifications were needed to make the model 710
meet new emission standards. With 5000 such motors in service worldwide
and a reputation for dependability, EMD reasoned that shop crews would
prefer familiar technology.

Other than the prime mover, however, virtually every element of the
SD70ACe has been rethought to create a 21st-century locomotive.
Ergonomics were a prime consideration. The engine’s angular nose offers
the crew far better visibility than most other locomotives, and the cab
is comfortable for engineers of almost any size. Digital screens
provide a range of information on what is happening both inside the
locomotive and out on the road. The cab easily accommodates a crew of
three – an important factor in a modern world without cabooses. And
there is, of course, a cup holder for the engineer.

Our near-scale model is a full 17″ in length, yet operates comfortably
on O-31 curves. Under it’s hood lies the Proto-Sound 3.0 digital sound
and control system – the very same one found in our more expensive
Premier model of this locomotive. Programmed with sounds recorded from
an actual Union Pacific SD70ACe, each Imperial model also features
operating diesel exhaust smoke and flashing ditch lights. If you’re
looking for realism and a lot of fun at a RailKing price, it doesn’t
get any better than this! 

  • Intricately
    Detailed, Durable ABS Body
  • Die-Cast Truck Sides, Pilots and Fuel Tank
  • Metal Chassis
  • Metal Handrails and Horn
  • Detachable Snow Plow
  • (2) Handpainted Engineer Cab Figures
  • Authentic Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels, Axles and Gears
  • (2) Remote-Controlled Proto-Couplers
  • Prototypical Rule 17 Lighting
  • Directionally Controlled Constant Voltage LED Headlights
  • Lighted LED Cab Interior Light
  • Illuminated LED Number Boards
  • (2) Precision Flywheel-Equipped Motors
  • Operating ProtoSmoke Diesel Exhaust
  • Onboard DCC/DCS Decoder
  • Locomotive Speed Control In Scale MPH Increments
  • Near Scale Sizing
  • Proto-Sound 3.0 With The Digital Command System Featuring
    Freight Yard Proto-Effects
  • Unit Measures: 17” x 2 1/2” x 3
  • Operates On O-31 Curves Diesel DCC Features
  • F0 Head/Tail light
  • F1 Bell
  • F2 Horn
  • F3 Start-up/Shut-down
  • F4 PFA
  • F5 Lights (except head/tail)
  • F6 Master Volume
  • F7 Front Coupler
  • F8 Rear Coupler
  • F9 Forward Signal
  • F10 Reverse Signal
  • F11 Grade Crossing
  • F12 Smoke On/Off
  • F13 Smoke Volume
  • F14 Idle Sequence 3
  • F15 Idle Sequence 2
  • F16 Idle Sequence 1
  • F17 Extended Start-up
  • F18 Extended Shut-down
  • F19 Rev Up
  • F20 Rev Down
  • F21 One Shot Doppler
  • F22 Coupler Slack
  • F23 Coupler Close
  • F24 Single Horn Blast
  • F25 Engine Sounds
  • F26 Brake Sounds
  • F27 Cab Chatter
  • F28 Feature Reset