Built by General Electric between 1966 and 1976, the six-axle, 3,000 horsepower U30C locomotive was primarily used in heavy-haul road freight and unit train service. This model represents the more common ""Phase III"" car body style, which applies to most locomotives produced after 1970.
- Adirondack floating bolster trucks with or without bearing caps as appropriate per railroad
- Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate(R) Proto-couplers
- Golden-white LEDs
- Antenna detail where appropriate per road name
- Realistic die cast underframe
- Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
- Separately installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
- Directional lighting
- With or without nose headlight as appropriate per railroad
- Non-operating cab roof-top beacon detail where appropriate per road name
- Detailed crew members
- Marker lights with separate lenses
- Separately applied drop steps
- 4-Function HO Dual-Mode Decoder (Digital units only)
- Recommended radius: 22""
AccuMate(R) couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.