FP45 Diesel Engine With Proto-Sound 3.0
Product Line: RailKing
Roadname: Santa Fe
Shipping Date: Delivered Aug. 2013
FP45 Diesel Engine With Proto-Sound 3.0 - Santa Fe

Cab# 100

Product Number: 30-20154-1
M.S.R.P. $ 329.95
First appeared in: 2013 Volume 1
Designed in 1967 at the request of the Santa Fe, the FP45 was basically an SDP45 road switcher with a streamlined cab unit body. The "P" in FP45 indicated a passenger diesel with a steam generator for train heat. Having a sleeker, more aerodynamic look than a road switcher, the FP45 blended better with its passenger consists; the fully enclosed body also reduced wind resistance and allowed the crew to perform troubleshooting and minor maintenance on the road.

Purchased for passenger service by the Santa Fe and the Milwaukee Road, the 3600 hp FP45s replaced first-generation E-unit and F-unit diesel sets and eventually found themselves handling freight duties as well. By 1971, the units remaining in passenger service were working exclusively for Amtrak. A sister engine, the F45, was bought for freight-only service by the Santa Fe, Great Northern, and Burlington Northern.

Having first appeared in the M.T.H. Premier Line in 1997, the FP45 joined the RailKing Scale diesel lineup in 2005. Built to 1/48 scale proportions and now outfitted with Proto-Sound 3.0, the FP45 includes all the features that make RailKing Scale locomotives one of the best values in model railroading.

Features
  • Intricately Detailed ABS Body
  • Metal Chassis
  • Die-Cast Truck Sides, Pilots and Fuel Tank
  • Metal Handrails and Decorative Horn
  • (2) Engineer Cab Figures
  • Authentic Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels, Axles and Gears
  • (2) Remote Controlled Proto-Couplers
  • Prototypical Rule 17 Lighting
  • Directionally Controlled Constant voltage LED Headlights
  • (2) Precision Flywheel Equipped Motors
  • Operating Smoke Unit
  • Onboard DCC Receiver
  • 1:48 Scale Proportions
  • Locomotive Speed Control In Scale MPH Increments
  • Proto-Sound 3.0 With The Digital Command System Featuring: Passenger Station Proto-Effects
  • Unit Measures:18 1/2" x 2 9/16" x 4"
  • Operates On O-31 Curves Diesel DCC Features
  • Headlight/Taillight
  • Bell
  • Horn
  • Start-up/Shut-down
  • Passenger Station/Freight Yard Announcements
  • Lights (except head/tail)
  • Master Volume
  • Front Coupler
  • Rear Coupler
  • Forward Signal
  • Reverse Signal
  • Grade Crossing
  • Idle Sequence 3
  • Idle Sequence 2
  • Idle Sequence 1
  • Extended Start-up
  • Extended Shut-down
  • Rev Up
  • Rev Down
  • One Shot Doppler
  • Coupler Slack
  • Coupler Close
  • Single Horn Blast
  • Engine Sounds
  • Brake Sounds
  • Cab Chatter
  • Feature Reset
  • Smoke On/Off
  • Smoke Volume