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Electro-Motive Division E8 executive units from Rapido

By Mitch Horner | January 12, 2023

Canadian National and Illinois Central executive units in HO scale

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Rapido Electro-Motive Division E8 executive units

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: A-A two-unit set, DC, $459.90; DC/DCC, sound, $669.90.

Manufacturer: Rapido Trains Inc., 500 Alden Road, Unit 21, Markham, Ontario L3R 5H5 Canada; 905-474-3314;

Electro-Motive Division E8 executive units: An image of various model locomotives.

Electro-Motive Division E8 executive units feature:

  • Correct HEP muffler and hatch
  • Roof-mounted cooling coils, non-skirted fuel tanks
  • Heavy die-cast chassis
  • Numerous road-specific detail parts in both plastic and etched metal.
  • Available in A-A sets

Release date: To be announced

Road names: Canadian National, Illinois Central 

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