Lionel 48146



In the spirit of A.C. Gilbert and his passion for innovation, Lionel introduces a newly-tooled scale diesel to the American Flyer roster-the GE U33C six-axle diesel locomotive. Built between 1968 and 1975 by GE Transportation Systems, nearly 400 3,300 horsepower "Big Bombers" were made to haul heavy loads for a variety of railroads including Southern Pacific and Erie-Lackawanna. The new Gauge U33C is made from all-new tooling and boasts the incomparable Lionel LEGACY Control System. Highly detailed and true to the originals, t hey feature many new details and features never before available in American Flyer `S' Gauge, including replaceable scale wheel sets for operation on either scale track or traditional American Flyer type track. Features:
  • LEGACY Control System equipped-able to run in LEGACY Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control Mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring: -CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped -Five official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialogue -Eight diesel RPM levels -LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals -Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
  • Operating couplers on front and rear
  • Directional lighting including LED headlights
  • Operating marker lights
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Illuminated cab Interior
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