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LionChief™ Plus STEAM Engines - Special Order

The following features are available on all our special order LionChief™ Plus STEAM 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
  • ElectroCoupler on rear of tender controlled by the LionChief remote only
  • Operating headlight
  • Synchronized fan-driven smoke
  • On/off switches for sound and smoke
  • RailSounds RC sound system with steam chuffing and background sounds, whistle, bell, and user-activated announcements
  • Adjustable volume (controlled by remote only)
  • Constant speed control to maintain a steady speed at a crawl or full speed and everything in between regardless of track conditions or load
  • Flickering firebox
  • Chuffing sounds in sync with speed of locomotive
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, frame, and trucks
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
  • Metal frame on tender
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • 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, special announcements, and ElectroCoupler activation
  • 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: Canadian National
      • Gauge: O Gauge 
      • Scale Type: Traditional
      • Brand: Lionel
      • Power: Electric
      • Engine Type: Steam
      • Min Curve: O31
      • Dimensions: Length: 18 3/4"
      • Most Recent Catalog: 2016 Lionel Volume 2 Catalog

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

      LionChief™ Plus STEAM Engines - $599.95 CAD each - Shipping in Canada $20.00
      6-81304 Canadian National Hudson 4-6-4
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