Amtrak #300 (Phase VI 2021; blue, silver, red, black) Siemens ALC-42 Charger
WowSound(R) and DCC
Based on the highly successful SC-44 Charger, the ALC-42 is designed specifically for cross-country service on America’s most scenic and storied routes, displaying an updated appearance with a new nose profile and cab door configuration. Thanks to both Siemens and Amtrak®, Bachmann’s ALC-42 has been developed using original design documentation and employs prototype field recordings for maximum realism. Features include a TCS WOWSound® CD-quality 16-bit 44,100Hz decoder with Audio Assist® for easy configuration without CVs, and a Keep-Alive® device for uninterrupted operation, even over dirty track. The WOWSound® diesel-electric locomotive package includes an authentic horn, bell, prime mover, startup/shutdown, compressor, cooling fan, coupler close/release, brake release/application, crew alert, grade crossing quill, station announcements, and more.