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Lionel Polar Express Train Set - How to Get the Best Price

Updated on July 13, 2013

Lionel Trains Polar Express Train Set

Model trains are magical and have captivated model train hobbyist for years. One of the current bestselling train sets is the Lionel Trains Polar Express Train Set .

What's so special about this train? Well, the locomotive features forward, neutral and reverse operation, an operating headlight, puffing smoke (very cool!) and an operating coupler on the read of tender.

The passenger cars have interior lighting, silhouettes in the windows, and a rounded observation deck. Minimum curve is 0-27 and the railroad track layout dimensions are 40" x 60". This is an o gauge train set.

In case you are wondering, this is the Polar Express train featured in both the best-selling book and the hit movie.

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Lionel Polar Express Train Set - Get a great deal on the Polar Express Train set plus free shipping!

Product Features

Transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operationLocomotive has operating headlight and puffing smoke; air whistle in the tenderLocomotive features die-cast metal locomotive body and frame, powerful maintenance-free motor, two traction tires, and separately applied metal handrailsOperating couplers on rolling stock and on rear of tenderPassenger cars feature interior lighting and silhouettes in windows

Polar Express: Christmas Wonderland

What are people saying about the Polar Express Train Set?

"Oh, the Memories...The train set was a snap to put together. Great memories of the train under the tree in the 60's... but with NONE of the maintenance problems of old time train and the track alignment problems!! Engine whistles and puffs smokes. Has been a hit with family and friends..."

" ...This was my 6 yr old son's first "real" electric train. What a special train it is. The details are fantastic. Lionel out did themselves! "

"...My 3 year old daughter gazed with awe for a few hours...

" Lionel Train Polar Express- Fantastic Buy! We bought this train for our 4 year old son for Christmas. We were worried about it being too old for him, but he wanted a 'Polar Express train' so badly. We tried it and it is perfect! We are so pleased with this train. The quality is incredible. The lights come on when the train runs..The whistle you can make it do sounds like a real train... We couldn't have asked for better..." Source

Polar Express Train in Action!

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Did you have a model train growing up? Are you thinking about buying one for your kids, grand kids or significant other? Leave a message about your favorite model train memory or why you're thinking of purchasing one.

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      5 years ago

      The Polar express never ceases to be popular - its has caught the imagination of children like few other trainsets and thats of course connected to the Disney film

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      8 years ago

      What a fun present for my nephew! He loves trains and the Polar Express movie. This will be just magical for him!

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