Search:
Type the text to search here
and press Enter.
This will search in all fields
of the database.

Click on Search: to go to the advanced search page.

N Scale - Broadway Limited - 3552 - Locomotive, Diesel, GE GEVO - Union Pacific - 8104

Please help support TroveStar. Why?

N Scale - Broadway Limited - 3552 - Locomotive, Diesel, GE GEVO - Union Pacific - 8104 Different Road Number Shown


Brand Broadway Limited
Stock Number 3552
Original Retail Price $249.99
Manufacturer Broadway Limited Imports
Body Style Broadway Limited Diesel GEVO
Prototype Locomotive, Diesel, GE GEVO (Details)
Road or Company Name Union Pacific (Details)
Road or Reporting Number 8104
Paint Color(s) Orange and Gray with Yellow Stripes
Print Color(s) Red
Paint Scheme Flag
Coupler Type Generic Magnetic Knuckle
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
Body Material Plastic
DCC Readiness DC/DCC Dual Mode Decoder w/Sound
Release Date 2018-01-01
Item Category Locomotives
Model Type Diesel
Model Subtype GE Transportation
Model Variety ES44AC
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era Era V: Modern (1979 - Present)
Years Produced 2003-present
Scale 1/160



Model Information: This model was introduced in 2018. The Broadway Limited ES44AC was their first modern diesel locomotive. This spectacularly detailed modern diesel comes equipped with their Paragon3 Sound and control system.It features: Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC; Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation; Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes; Prototypical Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight, Rear Light; ABS Body with Die Cast chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort; Separately Applied Handrails, Ladders, Whistle, and Brass Bell; Operates in DC & DCC (use DCMaster for DC Sound).

DCC Information: These models come with pre-installed DCC/Sound electronics.

Prototype History:
The Evolution Series is a line of diesel locomotives built by GE Transportation Systems, initially designed to meet the U.S. EPA's Tier 2 locomotive emissions standards that took effect in 2005. The first pre-production units were built in 2003. Evolution Series locomotives are equipped with either AC or DC traction motors, depending on the customer's preference. All are powered by the GE GEVO engine.

The Evolution Series was named as one of the "10 Locomotives That Changed Railroading" by industry publication Trains Magazine. It was the only locomotive introduced after 1972 to be included in that list. The Evolution Series, mainly the ES44DC, ES44AC, and ET44AC, are some of the best-selling and most successful freight locomotives in United States history, far surpassing the output of Electro-Motive Diesel.

ES44AC
The ES44AC (Evolution Series, 4400 HP, AC traction) replaced the AC4400CW model in the General Electric catalogue. The GE Evolution Series ES44AC locomotive represents an incredible combination of power, performance and efficiency. Originally designed to meet US EPA Tier 2 emissions, the ES44AC locomotive utilizes a 12-cylinder GE Evolution Series engine with 4-stroke combustion technology to maintain horsepower, reduce emissions, and lower fuel consumption compared to GE’s predecessor 16-cylinder FDL engine. From 2005 to 2015, the ES44AC became GE’s standard North American locomotive and a compelling platform for others worldwide.

ES44AH (C45AH)
The "H" in ES44AH stands for "heavy", which is in reference to a combination of subsystems that produce high levels of tractive effort at low speeds. UP's "AH" types are similar to CSXT's, except for their Hi-Ad trucks, and are designated C45AH's by Union Pacific.

ES44C4
The ES44C4 (Evolution Series, 4400 HP, AC traction, 4 powered axles) was introduced in 2009. While similar to the ES44AC, the ES44C4 has two traction motors per truck, instead of the conventional three such as on the ES44AC. The center axle of each truck is unpowered, giving an A1A-A1A wheel arrangement. BNSF Railway is the launch customer for this model.

ES44DC
The ES44DC (Evolution Series, 4400 HP, DC traction) replaced the Dash 9-44CW model in the General Electric catalogue. Primary users are BNSF Railway, CSX Transportation, and Canadian National Railway.

ET44AC
The ET44AC (Evolution Series Tier 4, 4400 HP, AC traction) replaces the ES44AC model. The GE Evolution Series ET44AC locomotive meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) stringent Tier 4 emission standards without the use of any aftertreatment, enabling railroads to gain significant savings through urea infrastructure cost avoidance and reduced operational costs. Part of the Ecomagination-certified Evolution Series, the ET44AC locomotive is designed to meet Tier 4 emissions standards by reducing emissions by 70% below Tier 3 requirements. GE Transportation has invested $600M in the Evolution Series since its introduction in 2005 and is the first supplier of Tier 4 locomotives for Class 1 railroads.

ET44AH (C45AH)
Successor of the ES44AH.

ET44C4
Successor of the ES44C4.

From Wikipedia
From GE transportation website
Read more on American-Rails.com

Road Name History:
The Union Pacific Railroad (reporting mark UP) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana. The Union Pacific Railroad network is the largest in the United States and employs 42,600 people. It is also one of the world's largest transportation companies.

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP); both are headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the years Union Pacific Corporation has grown by acquiring other railroads, notably the Missouri Pacific, Chicago & North Western, Western Pacific, Missouri-Kansas-Texas, and the Southern Pacific (including the Denver & Rio Grande Western).

Union Pacific Corporation's main competitor is the BNSF Railway, the nation's second largest freight railroad, which also primarily services the Continental U.S. west of the Mississippi River. Together, the two railroads have a duopoly on all transcontinental freight rail lines in the U.S.

Read more on Wikipedia and on Union Pacific official website.

Paint Scheme:
With a debut in 2002, Union Pacific's current "Brand Identity" is known as Building America. This paint scheme features a Winged Shield on the locomotive nose, and adds a beautiful US flag to the locomotive hood as well as a UP Shield and the tagline Building America.

Brand/Importer Information:
Broadway Limited Imports, LLC defines itself as "the world's foremost producer of top-quality HO and N scale model trains".

Broadway Limited Imports is composed of a team of 15 fun loving individuals who are dedicated to creating the most realistic model railroading experience possible, with the best customer service possible.

The Broadway Limited Imports headquarters is located in Ormond Beach, Florida at 9 East Tower Circle. It's just under an hour's drive from Disney World.

About Broadway Limited Imports.

Item created by: gdm on 2018-01-19 09:30:40. Last edited by Alain LM on 2018-04-21 13:48:07

If you see errors or missing data in this entry, please feel free to log in and edit it. Anyone with a Gmail account can log in instantly.