ATHG40979 Athearn Genesis GP39-2 Phase IIb w/DCC & Tsunami, BN #2705

ATHG40979 Athearn Genesis GP39-2 Phase IIb w/DCC & Tsunami, BN #2705

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Detailed Information

Burlington Northern
  • All road numbers
    • Phase IIb GP39-2
    • Early exhaust silencer
    • Welded cab side panels with armrests
    • Early hinged BN battery box doors w/ single louver
    • Leslie S-3 horn offset on cab right
    • Large and small firecracker antennas on cab
    • Flashing (in DCC) Western Cullen beacon on cab
    • Sunshade on left side only
    • 3-Pane all weather cab window on right side
    • 88" nose with ratchet brake
    • Front anticlimber, rear drop step
    • 3600 gallon fuel tank
    • Spare knuckles on rear pilot
    • BN hose catch pockets on rear pilot
    • Rectangle builder's plates
    • Blomberg-M trucks with leaf springs
    • Era 1981-1987+


  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and -printed paint schemes
  • Coupler cut levers
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • Sander lines
  • 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 Code 55, 70, 75, 80, 83, and 100 rail
  • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
Sound equipped models also feature:
  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami 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
  • Excellent Slow speed control
  • Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)
  • 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