The Lionel Catalog 2016 Ready to Run is a presentation of all the O gauge products ready to run offered by Lionel Corporation LLC for 2016. The Lionel catalog 2016 Ready to Run explains what O gauge is and the specifications for that model railroad scale. There is also a list of definitions of the terms gauges, ready-to-play, O-gauge and recommended minimum curve. LionChief and LionChief PLUS are the used to describe the functions for different features on Lionel equipment. There is a paragraph on how to increase your model railroad empire.
The Ready to Play “Imagineering” trains are battery operated with plastic tracks, operating accessories, buildings and figures. Some of the train sets in this area have themes like Batman vs. the Joker, Crayola, Polar Express, Pennsylvania Flyer Freight and John Deere. There are accessories available to add to these set, such as switches, track, and add-on sets of track and bridges.
The LionChief train sets include a remote controller. The theme sets in this section include John Deere, Harry Potter, Dinosaur Diesel, Pet Shop Diesel, Thomas & Friends, New York Yankees, Gotham City, The Great Pumpkin and Polar Express. Also illustrated are freight trains and passenger train sets with road names like New York Central, Pennsylvania Flyer, Jersey Central, Union Pacific, Rio Grande and New Haven.
The next section in the Lionel Catalog 2016 Ready to Run deals with the steam and diesel engines and electric engines. Presented are also box cars with themes like baseball teams, super heroes, Disney and may more. Also presented is traditional tank cars, gondola cars, flat cars, hopper cars, container cars, passenger cars and cabooses with traditional railroad names. There are also box cars representing different celebrations (birthday, new baby anniversary, etc.).
The accessories include stations, billboards various other buildings, people, wheels, tunnels, bridges rails and switches, smoke and transformers. There is a coaling station that drops a load of coal into your hopper car.
There is a whole section for Lionel Christmas theme products. You will love leafing through the catalog looking at the color pictures and imagining what your model railroad will look.