Introduced with great fanfare in 1963, the SD45 was equipped with an enormous 20 cylinder version of EMD's new 645 engine block, generating 3600 horsepower. The promise of power caught the railroads' attention and the distinctive flared radiator screens were equally as popular when watching from trackside.
Lionel's new SD45's bring all of the distinctive details of these massive locomotives to your roster with new tooling to capture unique road name specific details. These models also feature our kinematic pilots designed for better appearances on tight curves and easier conversion to fixed arrangements and scale couplers.
Includes road specific details:
- Short hood style
- Handbrake placement
- Traction motor blower duct length
- Fan style
- Horn type / location
- Rooftop details