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Please read title carefully to make sure you are selecting the correct Scale HO or HOn3 and body style either Wayne Bus Body or Pierce- Arrow Style. (Note: Not all paint schemes are available in both body styles, only items listed with pictures are available)

#1 ) The Goose will come with the standard spoked pilot, but will include an alternate Snow plow that can be mounted by the modeler if he/she so chooses. (Photo shows plow mounted on later 1950’s version of Goose with Bus Body)

#2 ) Mechanism will come Ready to Run in “DC” Analog mode and with built in 8 pin Standard NMRA DCC connector on the PC board,ready for an easy installation of a DCC Function Decoder, or Sound Decoder installation.

Also included will be connectors for DCC Sound Decoder Speaker (but speaker will not be provided with model, nor will the model include a decoder.)

Con-Cor does offer a sound decoder for these models as a separate add-on item. Please see separate listing for item 0001-6008 Decoder at $79.98 each, includes speaker.

IF you decide to go the “DCC” Sound Decoder route, (NOTE: Decoder not included with model) then just imagine it now, this neat little railbus drifting down the track on your layout, honking at the bystanders, bell ringing at crossings, and all with the rumble of a small gas engine in the background.

Some Background on Railbuses:

Railbuses had their origins in the 1920’s and 1930’s when mail and passengers had to be delivered to remote branch line areas. On “slow” business days or in the off-season when business was light they took the place of an expensive steam locomotive and crew.  Many railroads had Railbuses in one version or another. They were used on both the branch lines of the major railroads and on the local smaller railroads and narrow gauge lines.