HO Class 442 Freight Rail Blue
HO Class 442 Freight Rail Blue

HO Class 442 Freight Rail Blue


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Austrains HO Class 442 Freight Rail Blue #44204 DC-Only/Hardwire - 44204

This locomotive requires a DCC decoder to be fitted to the socket for it to work on a DCC controlled layout. It can however still be used on the conventional DC (analogue) layout.

The 442 class were ordered and operated by the New South Wales Government Railways. They were the second generation of Alco units to be built, and were used on both main freight and passenger service in New South Wales. Since entering private ownership they have operated across Australia. They are identical to the South Australian Railways 700 class. They were nicknamed Jumbos, due to their 1971 delivery coinciding with that of Qantas' first Boeing 747s.

  • DCC ready (21 pin socket on standard DC versions)
  • Scale metal knuckle couplers
  • Blackened RP25 metal disc wheels
  • All wheel drive & electrical pickup
  • Factory painted
  • Laser sharp printing
  • 18" Recommended minimum radius
  • Models will operate on code 70, 83 & 100 rail
  • Operating LED class numbers & headlights
  • Working red & white LED marker lights
  • Easy to remove plastic (ABS) body
  • Brass air horns (5 Chime)
  • Brass cab mirrors
  • Brass windscreen wipers
  • Metal & plastic handrails
  • Metal roof lifting rings
  • Brass etched fan grill
  • Brass etched roof walks
  • Brass etched exhaust grill
  • Detailed cab interior with control stand details
  • Driver & fireman figures in the cab (painted)
  • Sprung buffers (on some versions)
  • Metal uncoupling levers
  • Separately applied plastic (POM) air hoses
  • Detailed pilots with support details behind
  • Die-cast chassis
  • 5-pole skew wound motor
  • Twin brass flywheels
  • Speaker enclosure 20mm x 40mm
  • Detailed fuel & main reservoir tanks
  • Separately applied fuel filer cab & hoses
  • Underframe piping detail
  • Detailed bogies with separately applied parts
  • Switch to operate the lights in DC mode

This item is intended for modelling use and is not a toy. Actual product may vary slightly from the pictures shown.

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