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Empire State Express 21" Streamlined StationSounds Diner

Product SKU: 82890
Empire State Express 21" Streamlined StationSounds Diner
Base price with tax
Sales price $260.39

Despite the unfortunate timing of its debut, December 7, 1941, the New York Central’s Empire State Express went on to great fame of its own. Clad in stainless steel from locomotive to observation car, the gleaming train made quite the sight between Chicago and Buffalo.

An additional 21” Coach 2-Pack is sold seperately

  • All new body tooling
  • Accessible with LEGACY, TrainMaster Command Control system or a conventional transformer
  • Custom recordings featuring multiple characters allow you to recreate an entire rail journey from departure to arrival at your final destination
  • Arrival /departure announcements, dining reservation calls, and other in-route dialog
  • "Clickety-clack" of the cars as they roll down the rails
  • Durable plastic body
  • Detailed interiors
  • LED lighting with capacitors for flicker-free running
  • Separately applied details on undersides and bodies
  • Flush- fitting windows
  • Opening vestibule doors
  • Narrow or full width diaphragms per prototype
  • Die-cast operating "Kinematic" couplers auto adjust for close coupling on straightaways and wider coupling on curves
  • Scale Coupler mounting pads
  • Die-cast metal sprung trucks


  • Rail Line: New York Central
  • Gauge: O Gauge
  • Scale Type: Scale
  • Brand: Lionel
  • Min Curve: O-54
  • Dimensions: 21" length
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2015 Lionel Signature Edition