Lionel 6-38779 O NYC LionChief Plus RS-3 Diesel Locomotive

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This is Lionel 6-38779 O NYC LionChief Plus RS-3. New York Central LionChief™ Plus RS-3 diesel #8244. 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.

RS-3 Diesel Locomotives
Typically seen hauling freight trains in yards and on regional lines, as well as in local passenger service, this powerful 1600-HP Alco workhorse of the early 1950s was popular with railroads because of its versatility.

Its key features are:
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 and smoke
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)
Special ''Sleep'' feature pr

Condition: Factory New (C-9)
Operational Status: Functional
Original Box: Yes (P-9)

Manufacturer: Lionel
Model Number: 6-38779
MSRP: $329.99

Scale/Era: O Modern
Model Type: Diesel Loco

The Trainz SKU for this item is P11975577.

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