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SP LEGACY SD40T-2 #8530

SP LEGACY SD40T-2 #8530




Developed to prevent overheating in the numerous tunnels and snow sheds along the Southern Pacific's route, only the SP and Rio Grande originally ordered the SD40T-2. The majority of the fleet passed into Union Pacific's hands before most were sold off to leasing companies and other railroads in the 2000s. Dozens are still in service today! For our latest release, Lionel is including Southern Pacific's "Speed Lettering" decoration which began appearing in 1992 as well as the "Kodachrome" SP-SF merger scheme that never came to be. We've also got some Susie-Q in this run - the locomotives have certainly wandered far from the California mountains. Last but not least, we've applied three what-if classic liveries to the model including the SP's own "Black Widow" paint as well as Santa Fe and Western Pacific variations. While maybe not prototypical, they are certainly plausible given the role these locos were built to play. Each paint scheme is available in two powered road numbers as well as a non-powered SuperBass unit to kick up the sounds in your consist. Detail and lighting packages vary by road name for even more variety!
LEGACY® Control System equipped – able to run in LEGACY® Control mode, in TrainMaster® Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
Bluetooth® Control - Operate with Universal Remote or LionChief® App
Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief® App
Odyssey® II Speed Control
Road specific details and lighting
Ditch, Mars and Emergency stop lights as appropriate
IR Transmitter for SensorTrack™
Dual powerful maintenance-free motors with momentum flywheels
ElectorCoupler™ on front and rear
Traction tires
Refined Conventional Transformer Control mode with lower starting speeds
Fan-driven smoke unit
Adjustable smoke output
Directional lighting including LED headlights
Marker lights on front and rear
Illuminated number boards
Lighted cab interior
Die-cast trucks, pilot and fuel tank
Metal frame
High levels of separately applied metal details
Engineer and conductor figures
LEGACY® RailSounds® sound system featuring:
CrewTalk™ dialog with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
TrainSounds that mimic realistic radio chatter when the locomotive is in motion or stopped
Six 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
5 different horns to choose from for a more customized experience
Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
5 levels of bell pitching for customized sounds
Sequence Control: Plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive
Current speed and fuel dialog, refueling sound effects

Rail Line: Southern Pacific
Road Number: 8530
Gauge: O Gauge
Power: Electric
Engine Type: Diesel
Min Curve: O31
Dimensions: Length: 17 1/4"
Most Recent Catalog: 2022 C2


Ages 14+

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Product Code:  LIO2333392

Your Price: $584.99


Availability:  In Stock


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