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Atlas HO scale Motive Power Industries MP36PH-3C diesel locomotive

By | June 30, 2022

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diesel locomotive with Metra on it

Motive Power Industries MP36PH-3C diesel locomotive

diesel locomotive with Metra on it
Motive Power Industries MP36PH-3C diesel locomotive from Atlas.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: Direct-current model with speaker and ditch lights, $229.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound sound decoder, $339.95. Add $10 for MBTA models.

Era: Present day

Manufacturer: Atlas Model Railroad Co., 378 Florence Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205, 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

 Motive Power Industries MP36PH-3C diesel locomotive features:

  • Die-cast metal underframe
  • Ditch lights and in-cab light
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels
  • Golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights
  • Metal couplers
  • Multiple unit and trainline hoses
  • Recommended radius with Atlas passenger cars: 22”
  • Separate, factory-installed windshield wipers and metal grab irons
  • Scheduled for release in second quarter 2023

Road names: Metra (silver, blue, and black in three road numbers, Milwaukee Road and Rock Island heritage schemes in one number each); MBTA (purple, gray, black, and yellow in two numbers), Metrolink (white and blue in three numbers), and West Coast Express (blue, yellow, and white in one number).

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