Many more were later used in commuter service before being retired. Today several units live on in museums and tourist railroads throughout North America.The Rapido Trains EMD E8 features a body shell patterned after a 3D scan of the prototype to ensure the accuracy of the nose contour. The loco is loaded with roadname-specific detailing including multiple body versions, separate grab irons and handrails; appropriate side panels for as-built or rebuilt versions, full numberboard, class lights and headlights; a smooth dual-flywheel drive and Macdonald-Cartier magnetic knuckle couplers.
This EMD E8 is equipped with a full sound and DCC decoder package for extreme realism. Rapido's E8/E9 models feature.Accurate nose and roof contours. Prototyically correct back end details. Two different sides - with and without lifting lug covers. Three different steam generator options. 36" fan, 48" fan or non-dynamic brake options. Three styles of side grills. Skirted or non-skirted fuel tanks. Original square, sloped or Hyatt roller bearing journal boxes.
Smooth running drive system with all wheels powered. Accurate E8 sounds provided by ESU LokSound. Numerous road-specific detail parts in both plastic and etched metal. We are an authorized Rapido dealer.
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