Kato JET POWERED RDC Kobo Custom Exclusive NYC DCC with SOUND. This is clearly the " White Whale " of N Scale trains and seldom comes to the open market. Kato is clearly the best of the best in model railroading.
This is a link to a youtube video of our first sound/lights test for this loco on a short run of test track. This is a link to a youtube video of the real loco from back in 1966. The 1966-built New York Central M-4979 Jet-Powered RDC was a one-of-a-kind piece of railroad equipment. Equipped with a pair of J47 boosters similar to those used on a B-36 or Boeing B-47 "Stratojet" bomber, the modified RDC-3 broke land speed light rail records with speeds of over 183 miles per hour.
This specially made custom version can easily break this scale speed record, and is fully equipped with all the appropriate lights and sounds for a train with aspirations of flight! Guaranteed to put passenger service on your layout into "high-gear". This is a limited edition custom offering from Kato.
BLW still has a limited quantity in stock. N Jet Powered RDC NYC. DCC Sound with variable engine levels for both engine and booster, and horn functions. DCC controllable head and tail lights with separate controllable flickering booster ignition light. Custom built streamlined nose cowling with air-speed sensor.Custom Painted body shell with streamlined lower skirts. This locomotive was just added to our inventory from a adult collector who is getting out of the hobby. This loco is in fantastic condition as shown by photos. I have tested the operation on a small test track at this weekends train show and have included that video. The authentic jet engine sounds are amazing.
You can hear the jet engine spool up and then the white lights at the rear of the engines glow brightly as the loco speeds down the track. The loco is set at factory # 03. The factory add on parts kit is included. Tested and they ran great in both directions.Sound function was loud and clear. Rear red marker lights worked as designed. All model train items are n-scale unless otherwise noted. I list everything as "used" regardless if new in package or not. The Trains will be test run before I put them up for sale. If they do not meet my standards, this will be outlined in the product description. Please check our feedback score to assure you that you are working with good folks. My goal is to have fun and have no drama. Thanks for looking and we should have numerous items being posted over the next few days.
If there is something special you are looking for and you don't see it please send me a note. All items are n scale unless stated in our listings. Timco Vintage Toys and N Scale Trains. The item "Kato JET POWERED RDC Kobo Custom Exclusive NYC DCC with SOUND VIDEO" is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\N Scale\Locomotives".The seller is "ttimm" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.