Amtrak’s five commemorative 50th Anniversary P42 locomotives were created to celebrate 50 years as America’s Railroad®, each with a different design. The lineup includes old favorites (Phase I and Dash 8 Phase III), a present day (Phase V) and two new designs (Midnight Blue and Phase VI).

•Officially licensed product of Amtrak® (Amtrak-painted units)
•3 different nose variations: Amtrak as-built, Amtrak rebuilt, and Via
•DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
•Flexible rubber MU hoses
•Flexible rubber trainline hose
•Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
•Separately applied wire handrails
•Exhaust stack
•Photo etched metal radiator fan grille
•Highly-detailed underframe including air tanks with air lines, air filter, and air dryer with two different types of rock shields
•McHenry® scale knuckle couplers – Kadee® compatible
•Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
•All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
•All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
•Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
•LED lighting including operating ditch lights and red marker lights
•Completely-redesigned die-cast frame for superior tractive effort
•Packaging securely holds model for safe storage
•Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
•Accurately painted and printed paint schemes

•Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
•Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
•Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
•Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
•All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
•Precision slow speed control
•Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
•Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
•CV chart included in the box
•Equipped with dual 28mm round speakers