Introduced in 1954 as the successor to the GP-7 road switcher, the EMD GP-9 proved to be even more popular with the railroads than its predecessor. With over 3500 units produced in a 6 year span, the 1750 hp GP-9 could be found in one form or another on most roads in the U.S. and Canada.
- Highly detailed body
- Operating diesel exhaust
- Die-cast metal chassis/sill unit
- Die-cast metal fuel tank
- Die-cast metal pilots
- Detailed die-cast trucks
- All metal handrails and stanchions
- All metal grab irons
- Twin flywheel-equipped motors
- Directional golden-white LEDs
- Accurate painting and printing
- Length - Approx. 14"
- Minimum diameter curve: O-36 (3-Rail)
- Minimum radius curve: 36" (2-Rail)
- Lionel® TrainMaster ®Command Equipped featuring RailSounds™ digital sound system (including horn, bell diesel-roar sounds, etc.); crew Talk (in command and more...
- Railsounds™ operates in both conventional and command modes
- EOB™ Speed Control Technology
- Operating electro-couplers on both ends of the locomotive