Lionel 30049



  • We recommend this set because, compared to the lower cost starter sets, the all metal 4-8-2 Berkshire Loco and Tender in this set is built just like the old days, with no shortcuts what-so-ever like using plastic
  • Equipped with trainsounds and other deluxe features, the loco will be running 50 or more years from now
  • In addition, with 8 drive wheels, the loco is a larger, more durable and more powerful heavy duty locomotive than the others
  • The set is complete and ready to run with no assembly required
  • Just snap the track together, put it on the floor or carpet and let the fun begin
  • Berkshires were a radically new steam locomotive design with a 2-8-4 wheel arrangement. Hauling many more cars much faster than any older locos, they were a breakthrough and hailed as 'superpower' by the railroad world
  • With pipes and many other details added by hand, this Lionel all metal loco and tender lives up to it's big brother in every way
  • Loco is equipped with forward, neutral and reverse, a maintenance free motor, smoke, engineer and fireman figures
  • The railsounds system has steam chuffing, steam whistle, bell, squealing brakes and operator-controlled multi-part crew dialog
  • The set is a deluxe set in every other respect as well; all of the cars have die-cast metal trucks with springs and operating couplers, and are unique to this set, not being cataloged for seperate sale
  • The automatic coal car unloads it's load of coal at the touch of a button, adding many extra hours of play value
  • The boxcar has opening doors such that your child will put many 'secret things' inside the boxcar for transport down the railroad
  • The tank car is highly detailed and, of course, the train has a lighted caboose in the famous Rio Grande colors at the end of the consist.
  • Length is 59 3/4 inches
  • Layout dimensions are 40 x 60 inches
  • Engine and cars will run on any O-27, O gauge or Fastrack Layout and all other brands of O-Gauge track as well
  • The CW-80 transformer has lots of extra power for accessories, lights and expansion.
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