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Lionel Conrail LionChief™ Plus E33 Rectifier Electric Locomotive #4605

Product SKU: 82178
Lionel Conrail LionChief™ Plus E33 Rectifier Electric Locomotive #4605
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Sales price $174.00


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 locomotives from your current conventional transformer.

E33 Rectifier

Originally delivered to the Virginian, the E33 electrics traveled to other lines and wore many paint schemes during their careers.

 Locomotive Features

  • User selected operational modes: Conventional AC transformer control mode or LionChief™ wireless remote control with AC or DC power
  • ElectroCoupler on rear of tender controlled by the LionChief 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)
  • Constant speed control to maintain a steady speed at a crawl or full speed and everything in between regardless of track conditions or load
  • Flickering firebox
  • Chuffing sounds in sync with speed of locomotive
  • 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

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| special announcements| and ElectroCoupler activation
  • 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)



  • Gauge: Traditional O Gauge
  • Dimensions: Length: 14"
  • Rail Line: Conrail
  • Road Number: 4605
  • Min Curve: O31
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2015
  • Scale Type: Scale
  • Power: Electric