SOUTHERN PACIFIC LEGACY U33C DIESEL #8773
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, they 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.
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
Die-cast metal trucks, pilots and fuel tank
Separately applied metal details