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The GP40-2 was EMD’s follow-up to the very successful GP40 locomotive model. While many internal upgrades were introduced (such as the use of improved, modular Dash 2 electrical components), there were some external differences between the early production GP40-2 and late-production GP40. This included an engine water-level sight glass on the right side of the body (a feature common to all EMD Dash 2 models), a larger electrical cabinet air filter box, a lengthened battery compartment on the left side, and a slightly modified cab.

All GP40-2s featured a 16-cylinder EMD 645-series diesel engine which was rated at 3,000 horsepower. The early or “phase 1” GP40-2 was produced from mid-1972 through mid-1975. Most phase 1 units included features which were standard for EMD at the time: an 81” low nose and wire mesh radiator grilles. The first units built went to Rio Grande, but by far the largest purchaser was Chessie System with 147 units delivered during this period.

Note: The Atlas Quarterly Catalog Fall Edition on pg. 56 shows the incorrect paint scheme for the RF&P road name. The photo on the website is the model that will be produced.

The following video shows the gyralight in motion:

Standard MSRP:
$149.95
Decoder-Equipped MSRP: $239.95
Estimated Delivery:
December 2008

Features:

  • Golden-white LEDs
  • Realistic die-cast underframe
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
  • Directional lighting
  • Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
  • Detailed cab interior with crew
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
  • Movable drop steps
  • Walkway safety tread
  • Coupler cut bars
  • Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
  • Snowplow

Additional Features:

  • Rio Grande & Florida East Coast units feature a functioning low nose gyralight (Gold version - lighted and includes simulated gyralight operation; Silver version - lighted only)
  • CSX road numbers 6350-6365 feature a low nose headlight.
  • Etched metal radiator and dynamic brake fans (included where appropriate per road name).
  • Dynamic Brake options: standard range, extended range or non-dynamic brake hatch used where appropriate per road name.
  • 2,600 or 3,600 gallon fuel tank.
  • Early Blomberg or Blomberg Type-M trucks included where appropriate.

Undecorated units information:

  • Dynamic Brake Part: standard range and non-dynamic brake hatch
  • Hood and frame bells included
  • 3,600 and 2,600 Gallon fuel tanks included
  • Trucks: early Blomberg only
  • The handrails will NOT be attached to the frame and will be packed separately.

Atlas Master™ Series Silver Additional Features:

  • NMRA 8-pin plug for DCC (Decoder-ready)

Atlas Master™ Series Gold Additional Features:

  • Electronic Dual-Mode® Decoder (e-DMD) that allows your locomotive to run in DCC or traditional DC

QSI® Quantum System™ Features Including:
(Atlas Master Series Gold locomotives only)

  • Dual speaker system
  • Authentic diesel engine sounds
  • Squealing brakes
  • Doppler effect
  • Air let-off in neutral
  • Coupler impact sounds when operated with DCC
  • Helper mode that mutes the whistle and bell for double heading
  • And more!

Note: Due to the higher starting voltage required to operate the sound system, it is not possible to MU a non-sound-equipped loco in DC (analog) mode

AccuMate® couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.
Item# Road Name Road Number
HO GP40-2 Phase 1 Locomotive
Atlas Master Series Silver - (Without Decoder and Sound) [DCC Ready]
10 000 333 Undecorated -
10 000 384 Undec. w/nose gyralight -
10 000 385 Undec. w/std nose H/L -
10 000 386 CSX* (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6350
10 000 387  CSX* (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6358
10 000 388 CSX*¥ (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6393
10 000 389 Detroit Toledo & Ironton¥ (Orange/Black) 410
10 000 390 Detroit Toledo & Ironton¥ (Orange/Black) 421
10 000 391 Florida East Coast¥ (Blue/Yellow) 411
10 000 392 Florida East Coast¥ (Blue/Yellow) 413
10 000 393 Florida East Coast¥ (Blue/Yellow) 418
10 000 394 Reading (Green/Yellow/Black) 3671
10 000 395 Reading (Green/Yellow/Black) 3672
10 000 420 Reading (Green/Yellow/Black) 3675
10 000 397 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 141
10 000 398 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 143
10 000 399 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 144
10 000 400 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3097
10 000 401 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3109
10 000 402 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3111
*CSX Licensed Product
Products bearing Rio Grande marks are made under trademark license from Union Pacific Railroad Company.
¥Locomotive without dynamic brake

 

Item# Road Name Road Number
HO GP40-2 Phase 1 Locomotive
Atlas Master Series Gold (With Decoder & Sound)
10 000 366 Undecorated -
10 000 403 Undec. w/nose gyralight -
10 000 404 Undec. w/std nose H/L -
10 000 405 CSX* (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6351
10 000 406  CSX* (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6365
10 000 407 CSX*¥ (Blue/Gray/Yellow) 6396
10 000 408 Detroit Toledo & Ironton¥ (Orange/Black) 415
10 000 409 Detroit Toledo & Ironton¥ (Orange/Black) 420
10 000 410 Florida East Coast¥ (Blue/Yellow) 412
10 000 411 Florida East Coast¥ (Blue/Yellow) 415
10 000 412 Reading (Green/Yellow/Black) 3673
10 000 413 Reading (Green/Yellow/Black) 3674
10 000 414 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 142
10 000 415 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 145
10 000 416 Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac¥ (Blue/Gray) 147
10 000 417 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3105
10 000 418 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3121
10 000 419 Rio Grande (Black/Grande Gold) 3126
*CSX Licensed Product
Products bearing Rio Grande marks are made under trademark license from Union Pacific Railroad Company.
¥Locomotive without dynamic brake

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