STRASBURG LEGACY SW8 #8618
EMD's SW8, SW900 and SW600 all shared the same carbody, distinguished from other similar models by having only a single exhaust stack. Popular with railroads and private companies for switching and light road duties since the 1950s, many of these venerable locomotives still serve today. The SW8 is the newest addition to Lionel's switcher fleet. Featuring a single motor drive, both LEGACY and Bluetooth control, Railsounds and fixed pilots; these versatile locomotives offer trememdous features and detail in a compact model. They will be right at home switching cars or hauling freight on railroads of any size!
LEGACY® Control System equipped – able to run in LEGACY® Control mode, in TrainMaster® Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
Operate with Universal Remote or Bluetooth® Control via the Lionel LionChief App
Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief App - available on select items – look for LVC logo
Odyssey® II Speed Control
IR Transmitter for SensorTrack™
Fixed Pilots and single motor
ElectorCoupler™ on front and rear
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
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: Boston & Maine
Road Number: 801
Gauge: O Gauge
Engine Type: Diesel
Min Curve: O31
Dimensions: Length: 12.5"
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - SMALL PARTS! NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 3.
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