My son was so delighted with this item. After setting it up he went on line to learn more about the actual train it is based on. He then set up a route that matched his trains’ real schedule. I got to be the passenger many many times. Great fun for all of us!
The engine features transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operation, TrainSounds sounds system, operating headlight, operating coupler on rear of tender, powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel, traction tires, puffing smoke unit, manually adjustable volume control, die-cast metal locomotive and tender body, metal frame and trucks.
With a rich history dating back to the 1830s, the Strasburg Rail Road has operated as a heritage tourist line for over fifty years. Strasburg Railroad is famous worldwide for authentic railroad operations and travels through the heart of beautiful Pennsylvania Dutch Countryside to the town of Paradise, PA.
A classic Lionel set with timeless features, the Pennsylvania GG-1 Passenger Set is led by a conventional GG-1 electric locomotive equipped with legendary dual Pull more motors. This powerful engine also features Magnet-Traction, electronic horn and bell, manually operating pantographs, and is made of sturdy die-cast metal.
Really cool. I never even hooked the tender that came with the train set. The chug-chug steam sounds really add to the experience. They are closely correlated with the speed of the train. My set up is a figure 8, so my train does not seem to go fast enough to elicit the “screeching brake” sounds. I bet they would be good too!