AZL offers a wide choice of road names for their popular z scale GP-38 locomotive. Pictured to the left is the Milwaukee Road version in road number 352, 3 other road numbers are available. While AZL promotes this locomotive as an entry level locomotive, they are being quite modest. AZL uses state of the art injection techniques to provide a quality detailed locomotive that simply couldn’t have been made in the early 70’s when Marklin started making z scale. Standard features include directional controlled LEDs, powerful coreless motor, window glazing, AZL AutoLatch™ couplers and traction tires. Digitrax now makes a drop in DCC decoder just for the AZL GP38-2 z scale locomotives. With a street price of under $125, the AZL Z Scale GP38-2 Locomotive is a great buy and make it easy to build a 2-3 locomotive consist. Below is info from AZL.
The GP38-2 is AZL’s entry level locomotive. The locomotive features directional controlled LEDs, powerful coreless motor, window glazing, AZL AutoLatch™ couplers and traction tires. The locomotive is DCC ready.
- 12V 7.5mm SDK/AZL motor
- Dual flywheels
- LED directional controlled lighting
- DCC ready: Digitrax now produces a drop in decoder for our GP38-