Lionel O 2233761 BTO Legacy F40PH, Rio Grande (Ski Train) #242


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Hauling skiing tourists to the slopes west of Denver became a regular service for the Rio Grande. Even after improved highways made the drive much easier, the train remained a popular and convenient alternative, with trains often running as long as 17 cars till its end in 2009. The train was modernized in 1988 with "new" equipment purchased from Canada - although these cars were 20 years old, they allowed retirement of other coaches dating back to 1915! Our consist is based off of those later years, including a power car and some of the premium "varnish" that frequently brought up the rear. Motive power could be just about anything from GP60s to Tunnel Motors, Amtrak and later, dedicated matching F40PH locomotives were also used.

LEGACY Control System equipped - able to run in LEGACY Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
Bluetooth Control - Operate with Universal Remote or LionChief App
Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief App
Odyssey II Speed Control
IR Transmitter for SensorTrack
Dual powerful maintenance-free motors with momentum flywheels
ElectorCoupler on front and rear
Traction tires
Refined Conventional Transformer Control mode with lower starting speeds
Fan-driven smoke unit
Adjustable smoke output
Directional lighting including LED headlights
Marker lights on front and rear
Strobe, ditch and emergency lights as appropriate
Road number specific body details
Unit/Pair switch for operation with F40PH Units
Kinematic pilots
Illuminated number boards
Lighted cab interior
Die-cast trucks, pilot and fuel tank
Metal frame
High levels of separately applied metal details
Engineer and conductor figures

LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
CrewTalk dialog with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
TrainSounds that mimic realistic radio chatter when the locomotive is in motion or stopped
Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
Eight diesel RPM levels
LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals
5 different horns to choose from for a more customized experience
Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
5 levels of bell pitching for customized sounds
Sequence Control: Plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive
Current speed and fuel dialog, refueling sound effects

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