Atlas O DASH 8-40B Locomotives

Built in the late 1980s by GE, the DASH 8-40B diesel locomotives were identified by their dynamic brake gear located along the roof line between the cab and engine compartment, with engine ventilation provided by large roof-top grilles. These four-axle, high horsepower engines are still in service today in North America.

Features:

  • Die-cast chassis, sill unit and fuel tank
  • Painted crew figures
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers
  • Metal grab irons
  • Handrails with separate stanchions, coupler cut bars, MU hoses, snowplow, shock absorbers and piping on trucks
  • Directional headlights and marker lights
  • Operating ditch lights
  • Twin motors with flywheels
  • Weight: 6 lbs.; Length: Approx. 16"
  • Die-cast electro-couplers (3-Rail)
  • Minimum diameter curve: O-36 (3-Rail)
  • Minimum radius curve: 36" (2-Rail)

TMCC Features:

  • Electric Railroad Co. “Cruise Commander” Technology
  • IMPROVED RailSounds™ digital sound system
  • LEGACY COMPATIBLE (100 Speed Steps)
  • Operating diesel exhaust unit
  • Lionel® TrainMaster Command Control
2-Rail Gold Features
  • Sound equipped

 

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3-Rail TMCC Item# Road Name 2-Rail Gold Item#
January 2015 - Run Cancelled
MSRP 3-Rail TMCC: $499.95 MSRP 2-Rail Gold: $499.95
MSRP Unpowered: $219.95
DASH 8-40B - New Road Numbers!
6830 Undecorated 5830
6832-4 CSX* 5965 5832-4
6832-5 CSX* 5970 5832-5
6838-4 Conrail 5070 5838-3
6838-5 Conrail 5075 5838-4
6842-3 BC Rail 3904 (Insufficient Orders) 5842-3
6842-4 BC Rail 3909 (Insufficient Orders) 5842-4
DASH 8-40BW - New Road Numbers!
6850 Undecorated 5850
6851-8 Santa Fe 501 5851-8
6851-9 Santa Fe 530 5851-9
6855-3 BNSF (Swoosh) 524 5855-3
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Numbers!
6864-4 Amtrak (Phase V) 505 5864-4
6864-5 Amtrak (Phase V) 517 5864-5
ITEM# 3-RAIL DESCRIPTION (Unpowered) ITEM#  2-RAIL
DASH 8-40B - New Road Numbers!
6832-6 CSX* 5966 7832-6
6838-6 Conrail 5078 7838-5
6843-2 BC Rail 3906 (Insufficient Orders) 7843-2
DASH 8-40BW - New Road Numbers!
6851-0 Santa Fe 503 7851-0
6855-4 BNSF (Swoosh) 525 7855-4
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Numbers!
6864-6 Amtrak (Phase V) 508 7864-6
March 2008
MSRP 3-Rail TMCC: $489.95 MSRP 2-Rail Gold: $489.95
MSRP Unpowered: $229.95
DASH 8-40BW - New Road Number!
6850 Undecorated 5850
6851-5 Santa Fe 508 5851-5
6851-6 Santa Fe 540 5851-6
DASH 8-40BW - New Paint Scheme!
6855-1 BNSF (Swoosh) 516 5855-1
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Number!
6860 Undecorated 5860
6862-3 Amtrak (Phase IV) 500 5862-3
6862-4 Amtrak (Phase IV) 511 5862-4
DASH 8-32BHW - New Paint Scheme!
6864-1 Amtrak 507 5864-1
6864-2 Amtrak 510 5864-2
ITEM# 3-RAIL DESCRIPTION (Unpowered) ITEM#  2-RAIL
DASH 8-40BW - New Road Number!
6851-7 Santa Fe 537 7851-7
DASH 8-40BW - New Paint Scheme!
6855-2 BNSF (Swoosh) 563 7855-2
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Number!
6862-5 Amtrak (Phase IV) 504 7862-5
DASH 8-32BHW - New Paint Scheme!
6864-3 Amtrak 503 7864-3
February 2008
MSRP 3-Rail TMCC: $489.95 MSRP 2-Rail Gold: $489.95
MSRP Unpowered: $229.95
New Road Numbers!
6830 Undecorated 5830-1
6831-3 BNSF (Heritage I) 8608 5831-3
6831-4 BNSF (Heritage I) 8619 5831-4
6839-3 Susquehanna 4026 5839-3
6839-4 Susquehanna 4044 5839-4
New Paint Schemes!
6832-3 CSX* (YN3) 5945 5832-3
6837-5 Union Pacific 1803 5837-5
6837-6 Union Pacific 1851 5837-6
6829-1 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8569 5829-1
6829-2 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8592 5829-2
6857-1 San Luis Rio Grande 8542 5857-1
6857-2 San Luis Rio Grande 8577 5857-2
Item# 3-Rail Description (Unpowered) Item#  2-Rail
 New Road Numbers!
6831-5 BNSF (Heritage I) 8630 7831-5
6839-5 Susquehanna 4040 -
New Paint Schemes!
6849-2 Union Pacific 1851 7849-2
6829-3 Montreal Maine & Atlantic 8592 7829-3
6857-3 San Luis Rio Grande 8577 7857-3
3-Rail TMCC Item# Road Name 2-Rail Silver Item# 2-Rail Gold Item#
June 2006
MSRP 3-rail TMCC: $459.95 MSRP 2-rail Gold: $439.95
MSRP 2-rail Silver: $419.95 MSRP Unpowered: $219.95
DASH 8-40B (Standard Cab) New Paint Scheme!
6856-1 Conrail Quality #5077 - 5856-1
DASH 8-40B (Standard Cab) New Road Numbers!
6835-3 Norfolk Southern #4806 - 5835-3
6835-4 Norfolk Southern #4812 - -
DASH 8-40BW (Gull Wing Cab) New Road Numbers!
6851-3 Santa Fe #563 - 5851-3
6851-4 Santa Fe #572 7851-4 -
DASH 8-40BW (Wide Cab) New Road Numbers!
6854-3 BNSF (Premium Heritage) #509 - 5854-3
6854-4 BNSF (Premium Heritage) #546 - -
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Numbers!
6861-3 Amtrak #501 - 5861-3
6861-4 Amtrak #514 - -
3-Rail Item# Road Name (Unpowered) 2-Rail Item#
DASH 8-40B (Standard Cab) New Paint Scheme!
6866-1 Conrail Quality #5086 -
DASH 8-40B (Standard Cab) New Road Numbers!
6865-1 Norfolk Southern #4817 -
DASH 8-40BW (Gull Wing Cab) New Road Numbers!
6867-1 Santa Fe #575 -
DASH 8-40BW (Wide Cab) New Road Numbers!
6868-1 BNSF (Premium Heritage) #559 -
DASH 8-32BHW - New Road Numbers!
6869-1 Amtrak #516 -
3-Rail TMCC Item# Road Name 2-Rail DC Item# 2-Rail TMCC Item#
June 2004
MSRP 3-rail TMCC: $449.95 MSRP 2-rail TMCC: $449.95
MSRP 2-rail DC: $419.95 MSRP Unpowered: $209.95
6830 Undecorated 7830 5830
6840-1 BNSF (Patch Job) #8610 7840-1 5840-1
6840-2 BNSF (Patch Job) #8615 7840-2 5840-2
6837-3 Union Pacific #5636 7837-3 5837-3
6837-4 Union Pacific #5677 7837-4 5837-4
DASH 8-39B - New Paint Schemes!
6842-1 BC Rail #3901 7842-1 5842-1
6844-1 Providence & Worcester #3901 7844-1 5844-1
6846-1 Southern Pacific #8013 7846-1 5846-1
6846-2 Southern Pacific #8028 7846-2 5846-2
6848 GE Demonstrator #808 7848 5848
3-Rail Item# Road Name 2-Rail Item#
DASH 8-40B UNPOWERED UNITS
6841-1 BNSF (Patch Job) #8622 7841-1
6849-1 Union Pacific #5653 7849-1
DASH 8-39B UNPOWERED UNITS
6843-1 BC Rail #3902 7843-1
6845-1 Providence & Worcester #3902 7845-1
6847-1 Southern Pacific #8020 7847-1
3-Rail Item# Road Name 2-Rail Item#
February 2001
MSRP 3-rail: $399.95 MSRP 2-rail: $349.95
6830 Undecorated DASH 8-40B 7830
6831 BNSF 7831
6832 CSX 7832
6833 Cotton Belt 7833
6834 LMX 7834
6835 Norfolk Southern 7835
6836 Santa Fe 7836
6837 Union Pacific 7837