Lionel 6-81264 O Gauge Western Union Telegraph LionChief Steam Freight Train Set

Lionel 6-81264 O Gauge Western Union Telegraph LionChief Steam Freight Train Set

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Our 19th century General-style steam locomotive and wood-burning tender is dressed ornately under the historic Western Union Telegraph banner, but upgraded to the LionChief remote control system.

Set Includes: 4-4-0 Generalstyle Locomotive

Baggage car

Flatcar with load

Flatcar with vats

Eight Curved O36 FasTrack track sections, Three 10" Straight FasTrack sections, one 10" FasTrack wallpack terminal section

LionChief remote

Locomotive Features: Electric locomotive controlled by remote

Operating headlight

Puffing smoke

On/off switch for sound and smoke

RailSounds RC sound system with diesel revving and background sounds, horn, bell, and useractivated announcements

Chuffing sounds in sync with speed of locomotive

Diecast archbar style trucks on tender

Operating coupler on rear of tender

Powerful maintenancefree motor

Two traction tires

Separately applied details including bell, handrails, and headlamp

Rolling Stock Features:: • Diecast archbarstyle trucks with operating couplers

Interior illumination in baggage car

Removable load and vats on flatcars

LionChief Remote Features:: Forward and reverse speed control knob

Three buttons for whistle sound, bell, and special passenger announcements

Requires three AAA alkaline batteries (not included)


Rail Line: Western Union

Gauge: Traditional O Gauge

Scale Type: Semi-Scale

Power: Electric

Engine Type: Steam

Min Curve: O31

Dimensions: Length: 48 1/4" / Layout Dimensions: 40" x 60"

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

Manufacturer: Lionel
Model Number: 6-81264
Road Name: Western Union Telegraph (WUTX)
MSRP: $449.99

Scale/Era: O Modern
Model Type: Starter Sets

The Trainz SKU for this item is P11982971.

Trainz Product Id: 11982971
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