• Charls Gendron

Rapido Trains: HO scale ALCO FA-1 & FB-1

Updated: Sep 19, 2021


Rapido’s new HO scale FA-1 and FB-1 feature:

  • Correct nose and windshield contours

  • Flat or angled number boards as appropriate

  • Dynamic and non-dynamic brake versions

  • Air- or water-cooled turbo exhaust stacks

  • Etched side and fan screens

  • Heavy, die-cast chassis

  • 5-pole motor with dual flywheels

  • Operating headlights, class lights and back-up lights

  • Full underbody piping and conduit

  • Separate free-standing grab irons and handrails

  • Many railroad-specific details installed or included

  • Full, multi-color cab interior

  • DC/Silent (21-pin DCC Ready) or DC/DCC/Sound (featuring ESU LokSound) options

  • Accurate sounds


HO ALCo FA-1: Canadian National - Green & Yellow Scheme


Available in four numbers: #9400 #9402 #9403 #9406


DCC Sound $335 CAD


DC Silent $235 CAD




HO ALCo FA-1: Canadian Pacific - Block Scheme


Available in two numbers: #4008 #4010


DCC Sound $335 CAD


DC Silent $235 CAD






HO ALCo FA-1 + FB-1: Canadian Pacific - Block Scheme


Two A/B sets available: #4012 + #4410 or #4026 + #4415


DCC Sound $615 CAD


DC Silent $430 CAD




HO ALCo FA-1: Canadian Pacific - Script Scheme


Available in two numbers: #4016 #4025


DCC Sound $335 CAD


DC Silent $235 CAD



HO ALCo FA-1 + FB-1: Canadian Pacific - Script Scheme


Two A/B sets available: #4015 + #4406 or #4019 + #4416


DCC Sound $615 CAD


DC Silent $430 CAD




US and Undecorated models available, drop us an email for more information.

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