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LIONEL Empire State Express Set (LEGACY Scale J3a Hudson #5426) #6-82528
LIONEL Empire State Express Set (LEGACY Scale J3a Hudson #5426) #6-82528
LIONEL Empire State Express Set (LEGACY Scale J3a Hudson #5426) #6-82528
Item#: 6-82528

Product Description
Despite the unfortunate timing of its debut, December 7, 1941, the New York Central’s Empire State Express went on to great fame of its own. Clad in stainless steel from locomotive to observation car, the gleaming train made quite the sight between Chicago and Buffalo.

An additional two coach add-on set and a 21” StationSounds diner are sold separately

Set Includes: Streamlined J3a Hudson Streamlined tender 21" Combine "Grover Cleveland" 21" Coach "Reuben E. Fenton" 21" Coach No. 2569 21" Observation Car "Theodore Roosevelt" Locomotive Features LEGACY Control System equipped – able to run in LEGACY Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer Odyssey II Speed Control with On/Off switch LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:-CrewTalk dialogue and TowerCom announcements, CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped-Six official railroad speeds with Crew-Talk dialog-DynaChuff synchronized chuffing that shifts through 32 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed-LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Whistle" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals-Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds-Sequence Control plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive-Current speed and fuel dialog, refueling sound effects IR transmitter works with LCS SensorTrack™ Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel Wireless Tether connection between locomotive and tender ElectroCoupler on rear of tender Directional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tender Illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive Traction tires Interior illumination in cab Whistle Steam smoke effect Die-cast metal locomotive body, pilot, and trucks Die-cast metal tender body and trucks High level of separately applied metal details Separately applied builder's plates Synchronized fan-driven smoke units Adjustable smoke output Authentically detailed cab interior Cab window "glass" Engineer/Fireman figures Passenger Car Features: All New body tooling Durable plastic bodies Detailed interiors LED lighting with capacitors for flicker-free running Separately applied details on undersides and bodies Flush- fitting windows Opening vestibule doors Narrow or full width diaphragms per prototype Die-cast operating "Kinematic" couplers auto adjust for close coupling on straightaways and wider coupling on curves Scale Coupler mounting pads Die-cast metal sprung trucks


Gauge: Standard O Scale Dimensions: Set length: 109” Rail Line: New York Central Road Number: 5426 Min Curve: O-72 Most Recent Catalog: 2015