An articulated engine that provided tremendous power at high speeds, the EM-1 was ideal for hauling passengers and heavy loads of coal up and down the Appalachian Mountains. It joins our N scale Spectrum® line equipped with an Econami™ SoundTraxx® steam package. Factory-set for EM-1 realism, the steam package offers a choice of 16 whistles, multiple variations of 6 bell types, 4 prototypical chuffs, 5 air pumps, and 4 dynamos plus cylinder cocks, grade crossing signal, blowdown, brake squeal/release, coupling/uncoupling, and water stop—all in 16-bit polyphonic sound.


Features include

• dual-mode DCC sound-equipped with Econami™ Sound Value package

• die-cast boiler and frame

• twin brass flywheels

• all-wheel pickup in engine and tender

• soft white LED headlight and backup light

• separately applied handrails and stanchions

• detailed backhead

• traction-tire equipped

• chemically blackened wheels

• E-Z Mate® Mark II couplers


Performs best on 11.25” radius curves or greater.

Bachmann Industries is an official licensee of CSX Corporation and is authorized to use trademarks owned and/or registered by CSX Corporation.

  • Model: 80856
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3lbs
  • Scale: N 1:160

Recommended Age

This Product is Recommended for Ages 14 & Up.