N scale battery operated FRED flashing rear-end device with red lens (also known as an EOT end-of-train device). Requires 1 N Cell battery (not included).
- Metal casting with permanently installed lens
- Electronic flasher unit
- Installed 1.5v bulb
- Battery holder (battery not included)
The FRED is an electronic device mounted on the end of freight trains in lieu of a caboose. It reduced railroad labor costs, as well as the costs of the purchase and upkeep of cabooses, and has made the caboose nearly obsolete.