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Railway specific details such as different noses, radiator grilles, dynamic brake, headlight variations etc.
The EMD SD40-2 is a 3,000 horsepower C-C diesel electric locomotive built by EMD from 1972 to 1989. The EMD SD40-2 is a 3,000 horsepower C-C diesel electric locomotive built by EMD from 1972 to 1989.The SD40-2 was introduced in January of 1972 as part of EMD's Dash 2 series, competing against the GE U30Cand the MLW M630. Although higher-horsepower locomotives were available, including EMD's own SD45-2, the reliability and versatility of the 3,000-horsepower SD40-2 made it the best-selling model in EMD's history and the standard of the industry for several decades after its introduction. The SD40-2 was introduced in January of 1972 as part of EMD's Dash 2 series, competing against the GE U30C and the MLW M630. The model has a new drive with six wheel HTC trucks, equipped with DCC ESU LokSound Select DCC & Sound installed.


The model has a new drive with six wheel HTC trucks, equipped for DC or DCC operation plus ESU LokSound sound effects. Althought there were higher horsepower locomotives available, EMD's own SD45-2,the reliability of the 3,000 horsepower SD40-2 made it the best selling model in EMD's history and the standardof the industry for several decades after its introduction. The SD40-2 was an improvement over the SD40, with modular electronic control systems similar to those of the experimental DDA40X.Peak production of the SD40-2 was in the mid-1970s. Althought there were higher horsepower locomotives available, EMD's own SD45-2, the reliability of the 3,000 horsepower SD40-2 made it the best selling model in EMD's history and the standard of the industry for several decades after its introduction. There are numerous finely molded features including snow shields, radiator fan blades, ditch lights, walkway tread, and cab interior. The SD40-2 was an improvement over the SD40,with modular electronic control systems similar to those of the experimental DDA40X.


Sales of the SD40-2 began to diminish after 1981 due to the oil crisis, increased competition from GE's Dash-7 series and the introduction of the EMD SD50, which was available concurrently to late SD40-2 production. Etched metal details include radiator and fan grills, stair treads, drop steps, wipers, and antenna. The last SD40-2 delivered to a United States railroad was built in July 1984, with production continuing for railroads in Canada until 1988, Mexico until February 1986, and Brazil until October 1989.



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Comments to “Intermountain sd40-2”

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