Bring the power of today’s railroading to your HO layout with the WalthersMainline General Electric Evolution series diesels.
Introduced in 2005 to comply with tougher emission standards, and more known among railfans and modelers as GEVOs, these big engines have quickly become one of the most popular locos worldwide. Designated as the ES44 (Evolution Series, 4,400 horsepower), prototype variations in North American service include locos with DC or AC traction motors and buyers have also specified center idler axles, as well as high adhesion or steerable trucks.
WalthersMainline GEVOs feature:
Limited edition – one time run of these roadnumbers!
Model today’s railroading at WalthersMainline prices
The most popular prototype diesel in North America
Thousands in service from 2003 to the present
Correct profile radiator grilles & roof-top walkway surface details
Easily handles 18″ radius curves (22″ or larger recommended)
Six powered axles per unit
LED Lighting includes:
High or low headlight per prototype
Working front ditch lights
Three truck styles to match prototypes:
C4 A1A center idler axle
Factory-Installed sound for DCC and DC layouts with:
16-Bit digital quality sound
Horn and short horn toot
Three lighting functions
Same powerful drive as WalthersProto(R) locos featuring:
Five-pole skew-wound motor
14:1 gear ratio
Helical-cut gears for quiet operation and easy multiple unit operation
All-wheel drive and electrical picku
Dual machined brass flywheels
Heavy die cast metal chassis
Constant and directional lights
Molded drill starter points for grab irons (sold separately)
RP-25 metal wheels
Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers
Based on the ES44AC, this WalthersMainline model features a low headlight, standard high-adhesion trucks and 4-vent dynamic brakes.