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LionChief™ Plus DIESEL Engines - Special Order

The following features are available on all our special order LionChief™ Plus DIESEL Engines.

LionChief™ Plus, an exciting and innovative twist in classic Lionel locomotives

Use the LionChief™ Remote for long distance control, great sounds, and operating multiple locomotives at the same time. Or flip switch and operate LionChief™ Plus locomotive from your current conventional transformer.

Locomotive Features

  • User selected operational modes: Conventional AC transformer control mode or LionChief™ wireless remote control with AC or DC power
  • On/off switches for sound | smoke and control mode
  • ElectroCouplers on front and rear (controlled by the LionChief remote only)
  • RailSounds RC sound system with diesel revving and background sounds | horn | bell | and user-activated announcements
  • Adjustable volume (controlled by remote only)
  • Operating directional headlights
  • Fan-driven smoke
  • Dual maintenance-free motors
  • Constant speed control to maintain a steady speed at a crawl or full speed and everything in between regardless of track conditions or load
  • Lighted cab interior with figures
  • Die-cast metal trucks| pilot| and fuel tank
  • Metal frame
  • Traction tires

Remote Features:

  • The "throttle" rotates to increase and decrease speed in both forward and reverse
  • The red light at the top of the remote is a speed indicator; steady when in neutral and blinking faster as it accelerates
  • Long range control| up to 60 feet
  • Buttons for whistle sound| bell| and special announcements
  • Multiple frequencies available| so multiple engines can run in the same layout at the same time
  • LionChief locomotives can run on any Legacy | TMCC | or conventional transformer layout with 18 volts of power supplied to the track
  • Requires three AAA alkaline batteries (not included)


      • Rail Line: Chicago & North Western
      • Road Number: 1621
      • Gauge: O Gauge 
      • Scale Type: Traditional
      • Brand: Lionel
      • Power: Electric
      • Engine Type: Diesel
      • Min Curve: O31
      • Dimensions: Length: 14 1/2"
      • Most Recent Catalog: 2016 Lionel Signature Edition

      The following LionChief™ Plus DIESEL Engines are available by special order and are not available online. Call the store today to order as quantities are limited!

      LionChief™ Plus Diesels - $469.95 CAD each - Shipping $25.00 in Canada
      6-38778   Chicago & North Western  RS-3
      6-38819   Rio Grande RS-3
      6-82163   Baltimore & Ohio NW-2
      6-82165   Chicago, Burlington Quincy NW-2
      6-82171   BNSF GP-20
      6-82172   New York Central GP-20
      6-82825   Canadian Pacific GP-38
      6-82826   CSX GP-20
      6-82827   Southern Pacific GP-20