Lionel 31701



For the first time ever, Lionel has produced in reasonable quantities the infamous Boys Train Set. In 1957 Lionel produced the famous girls set, which has become one of the most prized sets, over the years,for collectors. Just after the production of the girls set, Lionel designed and made prototypes of the Boys set, a logical counterpart to the girls set. Roughly three to four of these sets exist, making it nearly impossible for anyone to own. For the first time ever Lionel has produced the Boys set. If you have ever wanted a set that is without question going to be a hit...This is the one! Features of the set include:
  • 2-6-4 Steam Locomotive with tender
  • boxcar
  • gondola with 4 canisters
  • hopper
  • porthole caboose
  • Locomotive is transformer controlled forward, neutral and reverse
  • Operating realistic whistle
  • Operating headlight, and coupler on rear of tender
  • Maintenance free powerful motor with traction tire
  • Puffing smoke unit
  • Diecast metal locomotive body, metal frame and trucks. durable tender with die cast metal trucks and metal frame. Rolling stock has die cast metal trucks, durable painted bodies, 4 removable canisters, opening doors on boxcar and interior lighting in caboose
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