EMD GP18 (DC): Norfolk & Western | Athearn Genesis
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PRE-ORDER Deadline: 01/26/2024 | ETA: 05/15/2025
HO Scale | N&W EMD GP18 (DC)

OH Pre-Order Price: $186.99


This is a future release from Athearn Genesis. You may pre-order this item from our site to secure your model from this production. No payment is due at the time of placing your pre-order. You will be notified upon delivery of the model(s) and we will then make arrangements to finalize your purchase.

Please note the item price is set to $0.00 for the purpose of pre-ordering only. We do not want to collect payment well in advance of the models' arrival. The OH Pre-Order Price listed above is the amount that will be billed per model at the time of delivery. Shipping charges will be added at that time.

Please contact us at [email protected] for call 765.289.4257 if you need to adjust your order before the models arrive.

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Additional Information::
  • scaled from protoype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs and more
  • coupler cut levers
  • flexible rubber MU hoses
  • flexible rubber trainline hose
  • see through cab windows
  • full cab interior
  • "Nub" style walkway tread
  • fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • windshield wipers
  • lift rings
  • wire grab irons
  • air tanks mounted below sill unless noted
  • sander lines
  • drop steps unless noted
  • MU stands
  • bell placement and type per prototype
  • etched metal radiator intake grilles and fan grilles
  • new roof access hatches on non-dynamic units per prototype
  • Blomberg-B trucks with appropriate bearing caps
  • speed recorder unless noted

Technical Specs:
This DCC-ready model features Quick Plug™ plug-and-plug technology with 21-pin NEM connector

  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • all-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • all-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • bi-directional constant LED lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
  • body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
  • heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • 18" minimum radius
  • 22" recommended radius

Product Details:
  • fully assembled and factory finished
  • Pelver blue scheme with "hamburger" logo
  • dynamic or non-dynamic per road number
  • 1700 gallon fuel tank
  • pilots with footboards
  • Road number specific details include:
  • #945: dynamic brakes, long hood forward operation, 5-chime Leslie horn, exhaust spark arrestors, hood-mounted bell, NW modified left side skirting with access doors
  • #949: dynamic brakes, long hood forward operation, 5-chime Leslie horn, exhaust spark arrestors, hood-mounted bell, NW modified left side skirting with access doors
  • #2704: ex-NKP, short hood forward, front gyralight (effect in DCC), short hood mounted bell, exhaust defectors, right side winterized window

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