Tomar #N822 N Scale Battery Operated FRED Flashing Rear-End Device w/Red Lens
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SKU: TMR/N822 MFG: Tomar PID: 1577.6.0.Z
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.