Lionel 6-82960 – LionChief+ – 2 – 8 – 2 Mikado “New York Central” #1548


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First used on the Nippon Railway in Japan in 1897, the 2-8-2 class steam locomotive was nicknamed “Mikado”, meaning “emperor” in Japanese. Gaining popularity in the United States before WWI, numerous 2-8-2 locos thundered across American high iron

  • Conventional AC transformer control mode or LionChief™ wireless remote control with AC or DC power
  • ElectroCoupler™ on rear of tender (controlled by 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)
  • Speed control for consistent speed at all ranges regardless of track condition or load
  • Chuffing sounds in sync with puffingsmoke
  • 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
  • Flickering Firebox


  • Rail Line: New York Central
  • Gauge: O Gauge
  • Scale Type: Traditional
  • Engine Type: Steam
  • Min Curve: O31
  • Dimensions: 19″ Long
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2016 Lionel Volume 2 Catalog


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