Bachmann 65405 HO Nickel Plate Road GE ES44AC Diesel Locomotive Sound/DCC #8100
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The ES44DC and ES44AC, often called GEVOs for General Electric Evolution series, were designed to meet the stricter diesel locomotive emissions standards imposed by the EPA Tier II regulations. To meet the new standards, GE developed the 12-cylinder GEVO 12 engine. Both the bore and stroke were increased to produce the same 4400 horsepower as the older 7FDL16 16-cylinder engine. The new engine drives an alternator producing AC current that is rectified to DC current. On the ES44DC, this powers the traction motors. On the ES44AC, the DC current is chopped back into AC to power the traction motors.
Its key features are:
Sound Value SoundTraxx diesel sound package with prototypical prime mover, 3 air horns, and bell all in polyphonic 16-bit sound
E-Z Mate Mark II couplers
Condition: Factory New (C-9)
Operational Status: Functional
Original Box: Yes (P-9)
Model Number: 65405
Scale/Era: HO Modern
Model Type: Diesel Loco
The Trainz SKU for this item is P11725623.
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