Kato N Scale New 2023 E8B Union Pacific DCC LokSound #949B 176-5357-LS
The E8 and E9 diesel locomotives share the similar "bulldog nose" carbody style as the shorter. More popular F7 and were powered by two separate 12-cylinder prime movers i. Capable of producing 2250/2400 hp. E8 and E9 locomotives also rode on A-1-A trucks (powered axle-idler axle-powered axle). Resulting in an exceptionally smooth ride favored by crews. The E8 and E9 were produced in both A-units and cabless B-units. Locomotives will be equipped with a mix of body and truck mounted KATO magnetic knuckle couplers. Locomotives feature directional Golden White LED headlights and illuminated preprinted numberboards where appropriate. We are an authorized Kato dealer.