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Rapido 540535 N Dash 8-40CM - Canadian National / CN "Stripes" #2410 - DCC/Sound
Manufacturer: Rapido Trains
Part Number: 540535 (606-540535)
Condition: New
Price: 🇨🇦 $266.96 (Plus applicable taxes)
✅  Available to Pre-Order (Any Quantity)
Pre-Order Deadline: To Be Announced
Expected Delivery: To Be Announced
No deposit or pre-payment is required unless you're ordering a large amount of specialized items (we'll get in touch if this is the case). However you're welcome to make full or partial payments any time as desired.
Quantity:
Scales/Gauges: N (1:160)
Prototype: GE Dash 8-40CM (C40-8M)
Colour: black/white/red
Railroad / Company: Canadian National / CN
Paint Scheme / Livery: Stripes
Road/Unit Number: 2410
Features:
Knuckle Couplers
DCC Equipped
Sound Equipped
Description:
The Rapido Trains N scale GE Dash 8-40CM locomotive features:
Accurately scaled from prototype blueprints
Roadname-specific details including bell position, single or double rear headlights, with or without battery boxes behind cab, horns, CN or BCOL style ditch lights and more!
An insane level of underbody detail with air filters, many separate pipes and moulded traction motor cabling and air/control pipe runs.
Heavy, die-cast chassis with a powerful motor and dual flywheels
Operational headlights and rear lights with operational factory-installed ditch lights (plus rock lights on the BCR locomotives)
Separate grab irons and handrails installed at the factory
DCC/Sound (ESU LokSound)
Factory-installed couplers mounted at the correct height


It’s back! The Dash 8-40CM (also known as the C40-8M or “Dash 8”) returns in N scale for a second time, with new road numbers and a new scheme. What doesn’t change is the extraordinary amount of detail and silky-smooth performance that Rapido N scale delivers.

The Dash 8-40CM was introduced in 1990 with a total of 55 units for Canadian National (2400-2454) and 26 units for BC Rail (4601-4626). A further three locomotives (401-403) were built for the QNSL in March 1994. With CN’s purchase of BC Rail came the fleet of Dash 8s, which would see them released into general service across North America. It was not uncommon to see BC Rail Dash 8s operating everywhere on CN's expanded North American network, and even all the way to Florida and Texas.

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