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Union Pacific #5222 SD70M w/ Flag and w/DCC & Sound HO Scale RTR by Athearn G69343

Union Pacific #5222 SD70M w/ Flag and w/DCC & Sound HO Scale RTR by Athearn G69343


SD70M, Union Pacific #5222 w/DCC & Sound / HO Scale.


UUnion Pacific was the largest purchaser of the SD70M model, with over 1400 eventually on the roster. With such a large group of locomotives, there are many variations between orders.

The 5127-5231 number group-some of the last that were produced for the UP-are depicted here. These late production units feature several key characteristics including 4-panel flared radiators (which have never before been offered before), phase II cabs, & late profile fuel tanks.

All road numbers
SD70M phase II body with 4-panel flared radiators
Freight type brakewheel
Late dynamic brake intake grills
K-3 horn
Phase II cab
Square nose door without window
Can antenna & GPS dome
Spare knuckles on rear pilot
AEI tags mounted on the jacking pads
UP style low plow with no doors
Prime air filters
Late HTCR trucks with single sanding lines

Product Item #: G69343

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Product Description


Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
Front / rear trainline and MU hoses with silver ends
Coupler cut levers with loops per prototype
Sunshades and sunshade tracks per prototype
Roof details such as antennas, air conditioners, beacons, and conduits per prototype
Operating ditch lights
MU receptacles and cables per prototype
Pilot face spare knuckles and brackets per prototype
Early or late anticlimbers
3 or 4 step walkways
AEI tags mounted on the frame or jacking pads per prototype
Safety tread on the walkways
Several types of fuel tanks, all featuring separate gauges, sight glasses, and breather piping
Anti-glare panel painted on the nose
Windshield wipers
Tinted or clear cab windows per prototype
Detailed and painted cab interior with control stand, display screens, detailed crew seats
Standard or Freight-style brake wheel
See-through radiator fans
Lift rings
Factory installed wire grab irons
Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
Underframe mounted bell- regular or electronic
Low mount stepwell lights (non-operating)
Dual sanding lines
Rear pilot drop grab iron (MU hose retainer) pre prototype
DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
McHenry lower-shelf scale knuckle spring couplers
Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
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
Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
Bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
Minimum radius: 18"
Recommended radius: 22"

Sound equipped models also feature:

Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami sound
Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
Excellent Slow speed control
Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)
Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box

Additional Information


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