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Rapido HO 21539 FPA-2, Lehigh Valley #590

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Lehigh Valley (delivery) FPA-2 Phase Ia with vertical battery louvers

The FA-2 (Alco model DL-212) was Schenectady's response to the ubiquitous EMD F7 that was swiftly becoming the locomotive of choice for many freight and passenger railroads. The FA-2 was intended for freight service while the FPA-2 (Alco model DL-213A) included a steam generator and obligatory large water tank for heating passenger cars.

Correct details for US and Canadian Phase Ia, Ib and II locos
Dynamic brakes (later runs will include non-dynamic brake units)
Operating number boards, headlights and two-color class lights
Etched-metal grilles (Farr or chicken wire, as appropriate)
Heavy, die-cast chassis and full underbody detail including piping
Correct, roadname-specific FA-2 and FPA-2 fuel tanks (four types)
Separate grab irons and handrails installed at the factory
Roadname-specific details, including horns, NYC/PRR coupler covers, Erie nose-side grilles, ATS/GRS shoes and winterisation hatches
Full cab interior
Sound-equipped with an ESU LokSound decoder or DC (DCC ready)
Accurate sounds recorded from a real Alco 244 prime mover
5-pole, skew-wound motor with excellent slow-speed performance
Factory-installed Macdonald-Cartier couplers mounted at the correct height

SKU: RPI-21539


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