Available Items


GP38-2 Diesel With Proto-Sound 3.0
  • Norfolk Southern


GP38-2 Diesel (DCC Ready)
  • Norfolk Southern

All New HO GP38-2 Norfolk Southern "First Responders" Diesel Announced

April 19, 2016 - M.T.H. Electric Trains has just announced a new HO Norfolk Southern "First Responders" GP38-2 in M.T.H.'s Ready-2-Rail category. Slated for production and delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016, the First Responders GP38-2 will be produced in two different configurations; Proto-Sound 3.0 and DCC-Ready. Additional roadnames, also slated for production in 2016, will be announced later this Spring.

Consumers interested in ordering can place their orders with any M.T.H. Electric Trains Authorized Retailer. or directly from M.T.H. by calling 410-381-2580.

product features

  • Intricately Detailed ABS Body
  • Metal Chassis
  • Authentic Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels and Axles
  • RP25 Metal Wheels
  • (2) #158 Scale Kadee Whisker Couplers
  • Directionally Controlled Constant Voltage LED Headlight
  • Powerful 5-Pole Precision Flywheel Equipped Skew-Wound Balanced Motor
  • Operates On Code 70, 83 and 100 Track
  • 1:87 Scale Proportions
  • Unit Measures:8” x 1 3/8” x 2.5”
  • Operates On 18" Radius Curves

    Additional Features Found In Proto-Sound 3.0 Models Include:


  • Prototypical Rule 17 Lighting
  • 28 F-Function DCC Decoder
  • Proto-Sound 3.0 Digital Command System Featuring: Freight Yard Proto-Effects