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Original price $335.00
Original price $335.00 - Original price $335.00
Original price $335.00
Current price $319.99
$319.99 - $319.99
Current price $319.99

Rapido 27548 HO Scale EMD SW1200 Pennsylvania PRR 7929 DCC Sound

The Rapido Trains HO Scale EMD-GMD SW1200 is based on the popular 1,200-horsepower SW1200 switcher introduced in January 1954 and produced by EMD and GMD through May 1966. Over 700 examples of this versatile road switcher were built by EMD over 280 were built by GMD in Canada. As dieselization progressed, many roads found themselves in need of compact, lightweight locomotives to replace steam power on branch lines and other over-the-road assignments (freight and passenger) not requiring a full-fledged mainline road switcher. The SW1200 combined the right size and muscle for these assignments.


  • Designed from original blueprints and field measurements
  • Heavy diecast frame, chassis and gearboxes for superior pulling power
  • Rapido’s renowned silky smooth-running drive system
  • Working classification lights, cab interior light and inspection lights
  • Fully detailed Type A or Flexicoil trucks, as appropriate
  • Full cab interior with working cab interior light and non-working fire extinguisher and fridge (where appropriate)
  • Working headlights and illuminated number boards at both ends
  • Some models have a rotary beacon or flasher/strobe as appropriate
  • Separate handrails, including crash bars inside the cab
  • Multiple exhaust stack and battery box door styles
  • With or without working drop steps, as appropriate
  • Incredible underbody piping and conduit detail - a Rapido hallmark
  • DC/Silent or DC/DCC/Sound versions featuring an ESU Loksound decoder with accurate recordings from a 567 prime mover

NOTE: Road number may vary from picture shown.