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Athearn Genesis HO EMD SD60M DC, Burlington Northern #9282, ATHG67323


Available on backorder

Pre-Order By 8/26/16
MSRP: $189.95

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This SD60M is expected from Athearn in June of 2017. If you put your pre-order in now, you will NOT be charged until it has come in and we are ready to ship it to you!

Athearn Genesis HO EMD SD60M, DC
Burlington Northern #9282

Athearn Genesis Item #67323


  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • Multiple unit (MU) hoses with silver glad hands
  • Front and rear trainline air hose with silver glad hands
  • Coupler cut levers with loops
  • Anticlimbers
  • Safety tread on the walkways
  • Square corner left-side cab door with window
  • Anti-glare panel painted on the nose
  • Factory applied photo-etch windshield wipers & lift rings
  • See through cab windows
  • Detailed and painted cab interior with control stand, display screens, detailed crew seats
  • See-through radiator fans
  • Factory installed wire grab irons
  • Fine-scale handrails for scale appearance
  • Underframe mounted bell
  • Detailed 4,500 gallon fuel tank
  • HT-C trucks with Timken bearings
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Recommended radius: 22”


To supplement its order for 25 standard cab SD60s in 1989, Conrail purchased 74 SD60Ms in 1992. All were delivered in the Conrail Quality paint scheme with the trademark can opener logo. They could be found in nearly any type of service, from intermodal, to unit coal trains, to Roadrailer service. They can still be seen operating today, albeit in the ownership of CSX & NS.

  • Illuminated pilot mounted ditch lights
  • Dummy Conrail-style “frog-eye” red marker lights on nose & rear
  • EMD low snowplow
  • Leslie S-3L-R air horn
  • Small Sinclair antenna for EOT telemetry
  • Large Sinclair antenna
  • Small cab mirror mounted on engineer’s side
  • Cab mirrors per prototype
  • LSL indicator light
  • Spare knuckles on rear pilot
  • Small auxiliary cabinet
  • Flush Conrail-style dynamic brake intake grille
  • Recessed radiator fans


In 1984, EMD unveiled the first four SD60 demonstrator units. The SD60 was equipped with a 3,800 horsepower, 16 cylinder, turbocharged 710 engine. Five years later, EMD began offering the SD60 with the “safety” wide nose cab, thus creating the SD60M. Union Pacific was the first to acquire the SD60M followed by Burlington Northern, Soo Line, and Conrail. Conrail also ordered SD60I “isolated cab” versions. BN’s SD60M’s went to BNSF while Conrail’s units were split between Norfolk Southern and CSX.