Accucraft Ride-On - GP38 (1.6" Scale, 7.5/7.25" Gauge)

Accucraft Ride-On - GP38 (1.6" Scale, 7.5/7.25" Gauge)

Accucraft Rideon - The EMD GP38 is a 4-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive built by EMD between January 1966 and December 1971. EMD built 706 GP38s for 25 North American railroads. Accucrafts model represents the vast majority of these locomotive. It will come with a Phoenix sound system set up to represent the “Roost Blower” sounds of the prototype .


Our model has a wealth of detail, fitted with spring suspension, full electronic control and sound system. There are two power options available, 700W battery electric or 2.5 hp petrol hydraulic making it a very powerful model, perfectly suited for garden railway or light commercial use.


Custom paint job available (to be quoted: generally $500-$1200)


Special Introduction Offer: Free 1.6" scale Drop Center Flat Car included with purchase (savings of $1495).


Dummy slug available for order (no motors and electronics) $7,000. Contact us to order. 


Shipping not included. FOB Union City, California

  • Specifications

    • Gauge - 7 1/2" or 7 1/4"

    • Length - 91.5" (2320mm)

    • Width - 17.5" (440mm)

    • Height - 26" (655mm)

    • Weight - 440+ lbs w/ 4 batteries (200kg)

    • 24V DC powered

    • Steel wheels

    • Direct gear chain driven

    • LED marker and head lights

    • Sound system upgrade available ($600)

    • Load 8 adults on level track

    • 4 Deep cycle marine batteries recommended ($500)

    • Regenerative braking

  • Pre-Order Instructions

    This item is a custom built model.  A $50%  non-refundable deposit is required.   To pre-order your model:

    • Add item to cart.

    • Click checkout. Do not click "Checkout with Paypal".

    • Fill in your information and select shipping.

    • Select "Manual Payment" on step 3.

    • Place your order.

    • We will contact you for the deposit and when your order is ready for delivery.