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EMD GP38-2

| September 26, 2012

AZL GP38-2About the EMD GP38-2:

The EMD GP38-2 is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive of the road-switcher type built by General Motors, Electro-Motive Division. Part of the EMD Dash 2 line, the GP38-2 was an upgraded version of the earlier GP38. Power is provided by an EMD 645E 16-cylinder engine, which generates 2000 horsepower (1.5 MW). As of 2012 most units remain in service – used for switching and on local trains – even on Class 1 railroads.

 

AZL Model Details:

The GP38-2 is AZL’s entry level locomotive. The locomotive features directional controlled LEDs, powerful coreless motor, window glazing,  AZL AutoLatch™ couplers and traction tires. The locomotive is DCC ready.

  • 12V 7.5mm SDK/AZL motor
  • Dual flywheels
  • LED directional controlled lighting
  • DCC ready: Digitrax now produces a drop in decoder for our GP38-2

 

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AZL EMD GP38-2:

AZL #Road NameRoad Number
62511Milwaukee Road352, 353, 357, 360
62505Canadian Pacific3040, 3043, 3108, 3134
62510SOO4405, 4410, 4428, 4449
62508Union Pacific366, 371, 391, 394
62509ATSF2372, 2374, 2379, 2380
62513UndecoratedUndecorated
62506CSX2504, 2517, 2533, 2534
62507Norfolk Southern5260, 5263, 5269, 5270
62504CN4700, 4704, 4728, 4715
62512GTW4910, 5824, 5827, 6222
62503BNSF2007, 2013, 2016, 2032
62501Southern Pacific158, 164, 167 (Don Bouchard), 170
62502Burlington Northern2081, 2109, 2290 (Don Bouchard), 2312
62523Short Line Railroad802, 2019, 3101
62517Lehigh Valley314, 315, 316
62519Chicago & North Western4604, 4619, 4621
62515Louisville & Nashville4050, 4054, 4067
62513Canadian Pacific Rail3022, 3045, 3060, 3124
62518-1CSX2557
62518-2CSX2610
62518-3CSX2650
62518-4CSX2704

 

Additional Manufacturer Notes:

Prototype background material from Wikipedia

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