PREORDER Athearn HO RTR SW1500 w/DCC & Sound, Conrail #9614

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AthearnSKU: ATH28762

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Detailed Information


  • Sinclair style antenna
  • Flexicoil trucks
  • Sunshades
  • 1,100 gallon fuel tank 
  • Full cab interior

These 3 former Reading SW1500’s joined the Conrail roster in April 1976.


    • Detailed cab interior
    • Signal hoses with silver glad hands unless noted
    • Front and rear trainline hoses with silver glad hands
    • Drop steps unless noted
    • MU stands
    • Separately applied wire grab irons
    • See through radiator intake grille and cab windows
    • Exhaust stacks
    • Low or high mounted windshield wipers per prototype
    • Rectangular or oval builder’s plate where appropriate
    • Separately applied Air tank
    • Printed numberboards
    • Fine scale handrails
    • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
    • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
    • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
    • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology
    • Improved 5-pole skew wound can motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for with 21-pin NEM connector trouble-free operation
    • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
    • Window packaging for easy viewing
    • Highly-detailed, injection molded body
    • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
    • Fully assembled and ready-to-run
    • Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
    • Minimum radius: 18” 


    • Operating ground lights
    • Newly designed can motor is more powerful and quieter than before
    • DCC-ready models feature 21-pin plug
    • DCC & sound models feature Tsunami2 sound with dual cube speakers
    • LED lighting for long life and reliable operation


    • Onboard Tsunami2 DCC/Sound decoder
    • Dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality
    • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
    • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
    • Some functions are limited in DC
    • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
    • Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)


    DCC: Equipped
    SOUND: Tsunami2
    Axles: 6
    LIGHTED: LED Lighting
    Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
    Is Assembly Required: No

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