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Rapido 28539 Union Pacific E8A #942 DCC/Sound HO


MSRP: $335.00
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The Rapido Trains HO scale EMD E8A & E8B locomotive features:


  • 3D laser-scanned body shell
  • Accurate nose and roof contours
  • Seven different noses
  • Three different back ends
  • Two different sides – with and without lifting lug covers
  • Three different steam generator options
  • 36” fan, 48” fan or non-dynamic brake options
  • Single- or dual-headlight configurations
  • Freight or passenger pilots
  • Three styles of side grills
  • Original porthole sides or rebuilt with blanked sides (including unique variations)
  • Skirted or non-skirted fuel tanks
  • Original square and sloped or Hyatt roller bearing journal boxes
  • Heavy die-cast chassis
  • Smooth running drive system with all wheels powered
  • Complete lighting effects – headlights, class lights, backup lights, ground lights, cab lights and more
  • Numerous road-specific detail parts in both plastic and etched metal



Below is a list of just SOME of the road-specific detail parts that we are producing:

  • Four different sand filler hatch styles
  • PRR Train Phone antenna
  • Southern rooftop air tanks
  • Southern large-capacity water tanks
  • UP snow shields
  • Cab-side walkways (2 styles)
  • Pilot MU hoses
  • ATS shoes
  • PRR Nose lifting lugs
  • Three different radio antenna
  • Six different headlight/warning light inserts
  • Various bug screens, mirrors, and wind deflectors
  • Numerous grab iron configurations
  • Several horn styles (in brass)
  • And probably more that we’ve forgotten!

Each E8A & E8B locomotive will have road specific details applied. Details are listed with each product.

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