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HO GP35 Phase Ia - C&EI #666 *Kato Store Exclusive*


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EMD GP35 Kobo Custom Paint - Chicago & Eastern Illinois #666

A Kato USA Web-Shop exclusive! This custom painted HO scale GP35 locomotive will be decorated in C&EI colors and will only be sold directly through Kato USA!

The EMD GP35 is a 4-axle diesel locomotive, manufactured between 1963 and 1965. More than 1200 locomotives were built for US, Canadian and Mexican railroads in those brief years, as many railroads were upgrading from older EMD F units or Alco locomotives. Originally designed for General Purpose (hence, GP) mainline duties, over the long lifespan of these locomotives they saw service in everything from mainline operation to switching and branchline service.

  • DCC Friendly mechanism with a standard 8-pin plug for easy decoder installation
  • Directional headlights
  • Powerful five pole motor with dual brass flywheels
  • Roadname specific Dynamic Brake hatch
  • All wheel electrical pickup from blackened metal wheels
  • All details parts and handrailings pre-installed

These locomotives will be offered as part of the Kato USA Kobo Custom Paint line, hand-painted and decorated by a master modeler in Japan. Due to the hand-made nature of this item, some minor blemishes and differences may be present from model to model Kato USA cannot take returns on items unless they possess major paint or mechanical issues.

This product will be manufactured once we reach a certain minimum quantity. Please note that there may be a significant delay between ordering and receiving your item. Kato USA will not charge your credit card until your item is completed, in hand, and ready to ship. Placing a reservation for this item means that you acknowledge and accept these terms.

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  • Model: 37-3020-KB4

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 08 April, 2015.

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