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GE P42 "Genesis"

Prototype Information:

The General Electic P42 locomotive is also known as the "Genesis" locomotive. The P42 is a modern 4200 horsepower passenger locomotive used across the United States and Canada. Amtrak's P42 has replaced the EMD F40PH in revenue service and today they are used throughout the United States and often operated in a mixed consist of Phase IV and Phase V schemes.

Model Features:

  • All locomotives will be equipped with body mounted KATO magnetic knuckle couplers
  • Locomotives feature directional Golden White LED headlights and illuminated preprinted numberboards
  • Locomotives have a powerful five pole motor with all wheel electrical pickup and blackened wheels
  • Locomotives are DCC friendly
  • Drop in DCC compatible with the Train Control Systems K0D8-A and Digitrax DN163K0A

Available Paint Schemes; click for higher resolution images


Anniversary Phase I

Anniversary Phase II

Anniversary Phase III

Anniversary Phase IV

Amtrak Phase Vb (Modern Scheme)

Amtrak veterans Scheme

Amtrak veterans Scheme

Amtrak veterans Scheme

Current Models

Item # Description
Road Number
MSRP
106-6285
N GE P42, Amfleet, Viewliner Intercity Express Phase VI 4-Car "Starter Series" Set
Includes:
  1 x GE P42 'Genesis' Amtrak Phase Vb (Modern Paint Version) #150
  1 x Amfleet II Coach Amtrak Phase VI #25035
  1 x Amfleet II Coach Amtrak Phase VI #25101
  1 x Viewliner Sleeper Amtrak Phase VI #62004
  $170
176-6021 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak 40th Anniversary Phase III
 [Image 1] [Image 2]
145
$120
176-6022 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak 40th Anniversary Phase I
 [Image 1] [Image 2]
156
$120
176-6023 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak 40th Anniversary Phase II
66
$120
176-6024 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak 40th Anniversary Phase IV
184
$120
176-6025 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak phase Vb
61
$125
176-6026 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak phase Vb
80
$125
176-6027 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak phase Vb
12
$125
176-6028 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak phase Vb
99
$125
176-6029 N GE P42 "Genesis" Amtrak Veterans Unit #42
    Available Exclusively through the Amtrak Online Store
  • Visit the Amtrak Store here: Store Link
  • See a video posted by modeler John Reichel of this loco running an N scale Excursion train on Kato UNITRACK Youtube Link
  • By federal law, licensing fees paid to the U.S. Army for use of its trademarks provide support to the Army Trademark Licensing Program, and net licensing revenue is devoted to U.S. Army Morale, Welfare, and Recreation programs.

Officially licensed by Amtrak.

Amtrak is a registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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