Designed to meet today's emission standards, GE's "Evolution Series" began production in 2003. Among the most revolutionary modern locomotives, each engine is equipped with either AC or DC traction motors. The EC44AC release, named for its 4,400 horsepower and first delivered in 2007, has been ordered by every Class I railroad in America.
Draped in a striking Norfolk Southern Interstate paint scheme, this HO scale model of an ES44AC is DCC & Sound-equipped (with 16-bit polyphonic audio including prime mover, air horn, and bells) and features illuminated number boards, operating LED ditchlights, see-through cab windows, a well-equipped interior, authentic handrails and steps, a realistic underframe, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, and RP25 metal wheels with added weight for smooth operation. Measures approximately 10" long