Norfolk & Western LEGACY GP7 Diesel #2446

6-28592 | Price: $499.99

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Lights Operating Smoke Unit ElectroCouplers Legacy RailSounds Lionel LEGACY Control System Odyssey System II

Pioneering many of the latest and greatest coal hauling locomotives ever built, the Norfolk and Western Railway – last of the big steam railroads – did not rush to adopt new diesel technology. In fact, they were the last major American railroad to convert their liveries to diesel-electric power. But, by 1960 they were firmly committed to these more efficient engines, with fresh deliveries of diesels like RS11’s, F-M’s, and GP9’s added to the roster. From other railroads, Norfolk & Western also acquired a large number of other diesel engines, including GP7’s from Wabash and Nickel Plate. With this final wave of conversion to diesel by the last great steam railroad in the U.S., the reign of steam was truly over.

This true workhorse comes equipped with some of the best features available in O gauge railroading, including the LEGACY Control System, LEGACY RailSounds, and Odyssey II Speed Control. To enhance your Norfolk & Western railroading experience, specially selected rolling stock is also available. A colorful, scale-sized N & W hopper and a highly realistic northeastern style caboose with smoke and lights provide an opportunity to expand your collection of this important railroad.


Features
  • LEGACY Control System equipped—able to run in LEGACY Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • Odyssey Speed Control with ON/OFF switch
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
    -CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
    -Five official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
    -Eight diesel RPM levels
    -LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals
    -Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
  • Dual, powerful maintenance-free motors with momentum flywheels
  • Fan-driven smoke unit with adjustable smoke output
  • Front and rear ElectroCouplers
  • Directional lighting, including LED headlights
  • Separately applied metal vent screens, handrails, and other details
  • Die-cast metal pilots, fuel tanks, and trucks
  • Refined conventional transformer control mode with lower starting speeds
  • Metal frame
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Illuminated cab interior
  • Engineer and fireman figures

Road Number: 2446

Gauge: Standard O Scale

Dimensions: Length: 14 1⁄4”

RailLine: Norfolk & Western

Minimum Curve: O-31

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Lionel Signature Catalog 2009