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Modern-era Lionel Trains, Sets & Accessories

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This page contains Modern-era (1970-Present) Lionel engines, cars, sets and accessories that we currently have in inventory.
Engines Freight Cars Cabooses Passenger Cars Sets Accessories

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* * * Click on "Grade" in the appropriate column heading for an explanation of grading.

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Engines:
Cat. # Item GradePhotoPriceDetails
"2350" New Haven
EP5 Electric
See Notes Yes $110 A custom New Haven electric with twin MPC motors installed:
Photo of the other side.
Magnetraction and a light on each end. Has blank numberboards and reproduction pantographs (one contact is shinier than the other).
Photo of one end.
Cab: no nose decals and the mounting brackets were installed using screws rather than rivets. The cab is very clean overall plus there are no cracks.
Photo of the other end.
Chassis: no horn. The frame is very clean.
An "aerial" view.

This engine was serviced by us and it lights and runs great! Price without the pantographs: $85 plus shipping.
8064 Florida
East Coast
GP-9 Diesel
E++ Yes $110 A gorgeous and great running FEC Diesel GP9 Road Switcher from 1980 only.
Photo of the other side.
Red & yellow painted cab with silver striping and silver lettering plus a silver-painted frame.
Photo of the cab end.
Has an operating light on the cab end plus operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Minimal flaws! The cab is very, very clean with crisp lettering, beautiful striping, intact decals and nice vibrant paint plus there are no cracks! The frame is also very, very clean with beautiful silver paint!
Two "aerial" views.

The 8064 is one of the attractive-looking items made in the MPC era! This engine will look great on a shelf but it is also ready for your layout!
8463 Chessie System
GP-20
Power Unit:
E+

Dummy Unit:
E++
Yes $ 85 The uncatalogued Chessie System GP-20 Diesel from 1974 only with a free non-powered unit: shells are blue and yellow with blue lettering and a vermillion wrap-around stripe.
Photo of the power unit.
A little box rub plus some small paint and that's about it for flaws! It is very clean with nice vibrant paint, crisp lettering and beautiful graphics!
Another view of the power unit.
Illuminated cab plus diecast trucks with operating couplers. Tested and the unit lights and runs great!

Photo of the dummy unit.
Illuminated cab plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Another view of the dummy unit.
Minimal flaws! It is very, very clean with nice vibrant paint, crisp lettering and beautiful graphics!

Photo of the cab end of both units.
Note that Lionel did not make a dummy unit for the 8463; this dummy unit is apparently an after-market creation using a number 8463 cab and adding it to a dummy unit chassis.
Photo of the back end of both units.
The units look great and prototypical in this tandem setup!
An "aerial" view of both units.

With its iconic "Chessie -- the Sleeping Kitten" logo, this limited edition loco is one of the most attractive pieces that Lionel made in the modern era!
8654 Boston & Maine
GP-9
See Notes Yes $ 85 A B & M GP-9 Diesel from 1976 only: has a blue-painted body with black-painted cab and ends plus white heat-stamped lettering and a black & white heat-stamped "BM" logo.
Photo of the other side.
Has a headlight (front & back) plus diecast trucks with traction tires and operating couplers.
Photo of the cab end.
The frame was touched up and there is some white overspray on both pilots. The chassis is clean overall and both pilots are intact.
Photo of the other end.
Minimal flaws on the cab -- it is completely intact and very clean with nice vibrant paint, crisp lettering and sharp graphics!
Two "aerial" views.

This good-looking engine is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great! It is also one of the better runners from the MPC era.
18211 N Y S W
Susquehanna

DASH 8-40B
LN Yes $ 95 The New York, Susquehanna & Western "4002" DASH 8-40B Diesel: this large engine from 1993 has a length of 16 1/2 inches.
Photo of the other side.
Very attractive yellow and black cab has black lettering.
Photo of one end.
Features include dual Pullmor motors, Magnetraction, operating headlights, an illuminated cab & illuminated numberboards, flashing strobe light on the cab roof and metal handrails plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Just gorgeous: completely intact and very, very clean with sharp graphics!
An "aerial" view.

This hardly-used engine has almost no run time on it and is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great!
18256 Amtrak
DASH-9
LN Yes $110 The Amtrak "515" DASH-9 Diesel: this large engine from 1999 measures 18 1/4 inches coupler to coupler.
Photo of the other side.
Predominately gray, the very attractive color scheme includes red, white and blue graphics.
Photo of one end.
Features include dual can motors with flywheel, tire traction, electronic E-unit, signal sounds, fan-driven smoke unit, operating lights, ditch lights plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Just gorgeous: completely intact and very, very clean with sharp graphics!
An "aerial" view.

This hardly-used engine has almost no run time on it and is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great!
18263 CSX
SD-60
Ex. Yes $ 75 The CSX "8700" SD-60 Diesel: this large engine from 1999 & 2000 measures 18 1/2 inches coupler to coupler.
Photo of the other side.
Predominately gray, the color scheme includes blue & yellow lettering with a blue lower stripe and yellow-painted ends.
Photo of one end.
Features include dual can motors with flywheel, tire traction, Signal Sounds, fan-driven smoke unit, operating lights, ditch lights plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Some blue paint flaking on the left side plus one of the decorative roof hooks is missing. The unit is very, very clean overall with sharp graphics!
An "aerial" view.

This hardly-used engine has almost no run time on it and is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great!
18282 BNSF
DASH-9
E+++ Yes $ 90 The BNSF "789" DASH-9 Diesel: this large engine from 2000 measures 18 1/4 inches coupler to coupler.
Photo of the other side.
Predominately silver, the very attractive color scheme includes red and yellow graphics.
Photo of one end.
Features include dual can motors with flywheel, tire traction, electronic E-unit, signal sounds, fan-driven smoke unit, operating lights, ditch lights plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Just gorgeous: completely intact and very, very clean with beautiful silver and sharp graphics!
An "aerial" view.

This hardly-used engine has almost no run time on it and is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great!
18288 Southern Pacific
SD-60
LN Yes $175 The SP "9801" SD-60 Diesel: this large engine from 2000 measures 18 1/2 inches coupler to coupler.
Photo of the other side.
Predominately gray, the color scheme includes white lettering and red-painted ends.
Photo of one end.
Features include the Odyssey System, metal handrails, dual can motors with flywheel, tire traction, electronic E-unit, fan-driven smoke unit, operating lights, ditch lights plus diecast trucks with operating couplers.
Photo of the other end.
Completely intact and very, very clean with sharp graphics!
An "aerial" view.

This hardly-used engine has almost no run time on it and is ready for a layout: it was tested and the unit lights and runs great!
18847 A T & S F
Switcher
E+++ Yes $175 A Santa Fe #502 H12-44 diesel from 1999: black with white lettering plus black & white safety stripes front and back. Has metal handrails and grab irons plus a decorative bell and horn.
Photo of the other side.
Has full Lionel TMCC command, directional lighting, a lighted cab, Pullmor motor and Magnetraction plus an all-metal die-cast body and chassis -- a first for Lionel!
Photo of the front.
Completely intact and very, very clean with sharp graphics!
Photo of the back.
Tested and this very, very low-mileage engine lights and runs!
An "aerial" view.

A replica of a high performance, high horsepower general purpose loco built by Fairbanks Morse Motors, this puppy weighs over five pounds!
38188 Southern
F3 "B" Unit
E+ Yes $ 45 The green "2356" Southern F3 "B" Unit with yellow lettering from 2000 only:
Photo of the other side.
A few paint chips plus some glue showing around the porthole lenses. In addition, the green on top of the decorative fans looks a little brighter than the rest of the roof. The unit is very clean overall with nice striping and perfect lettering.
Two "aerial" views.

This "B" unit was sold with the Southern AAs as part of the "Postwar Celebration Series" and was not available separately. Here's a chance to make your ABA into a very realistic ABBA setup.

Freight Cars:
Cat. # Item GradePhotoPriceDetails
6107 Shell
Hopper
LN/OB Yes $ 19 The yellow Shell Chemical Covered Quad Hopper from 1982 only:
Photo of the other side.
Gorgeous car: all intact and very, very clean with beautiful graphics!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 9 original box (tears; creases).
Photo of the box.
7603 State of
New Jersey

Boxcar
E++ Yes $ 10 The light-green New Jersey woodside Boxcar (with a Type I body) from the Bicentennial series which was sold from 1974-1976: has a gold-painted roof and black lettering.
Photo of the other side.
Commemorating the Garden State's admission to the Union on December 18, 1787, this colorful boxcar shows the state's flag and the outline of the state.
An "aerial" view.
Part of the state's outline on one side is discolored and that's about it for flaws! The car is very clean overall with crisp lettering and sharp graphics.
9278 Lifesavers
Tank Car
E++/OB Yes $ 75
SOLD
The colorful, chrome-plated Lifesavers Tank Car from 1978-79:
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws; the car is sharp: very, very clean with beautiful graphics and nice shiny silver!
Two "aerial" views.

Photo of the box.
Grade 8 original box (tears; creases; scuffs; price sticker).

This popular (and very-photogenic) piece was only available as a separate-sale item!
9279 Magnolia
Tank Car
E++/OB Yes $ 8 The white Magnolia 3-dome Tank Car from 1978-79: has black lettering and a black frame.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws; the car is nice: all intact and very clean with beautiful lettering!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 8 original box (tears; creases; price sticker remnants; window partially separated).
Photo of the box.
9401 Great Northern
Boxcar
E++/OB Yes $ 10 The lime-green G N Boxcar from 1978 only:
Photo of the other side.
Very clean with beautiful graphics.
An "aerial" view.
Grade 8 original box (tears; creases; price sticker).
Photo of the box.
9812 Arm & Hammer
Reefer
NEW/OB Yes $ 19 The yellow Arm & Hammer Billboard Refrigerator Car from 1980 only: has red, white & blue graphics, yellow doors, red roof and red ends.
Photo of the other side.
Sharp car: very, very clean with gorgeous graphics!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 8+ original box (tears; creases; window partially separated).
Photo of the box.
9878 Good and Plenty
Reefer
LN/OB Yes $ 22 The white Good and Plenty Billboard Refrigerator Car from 1979 only: has pink & black graphics, white doors, pink roof and pink ends.
Photo of the other side.
Sharp car: very, very clean with gorgeous graphics!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 9 original box (creases).
Photo of the box.
12778 Conrail
Tractor & Trailer
New/OB Yes $ 8 A blue die-cast Truck with a detachable white Conrail "Trailvan" Trailer with a die-cast metal chassis and opening rear doors.

Brand new in a grade 8+ original box. Nice layout piece from 1990!
17292 Boston & Maine
PS-1 Boxcar
New/OB Yes $ 35 The Standard "O" B & M Boxcar from 2004 only:
Photo of the other side.
Gorgeous car!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 9 original box with insert.
Photo of the box.
17578 Boston & Maine
PS-4 Flatcar
New/OB Yes $ 40 The Standard "O" B & M Flatcar from 2004 only:
Photo of the other side.

An "aerial" view.
Never used; grade 8 original box (creases; mildly distorted) with insert.
Photo of the box.
26216 Cheerios
Boxcar
NEW/OB Yes $ 25 The uncatalogued Cheerios Boxcar from 1998: has a yellow body with red doors.
Photo of the other side.
Gorgeous, photogenic car!
An "aerial" view.
NEVER USED; grade 9+ original box (minor tears).
Photo of the box.
26234 New York Central
Boxcar
E+/OB Yes $ 20 The gray NYC (6464-style) Boxcar with white lettering from 1999:
Photo of the other side.
Clean; minimal flaws!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 8 original box (creases; corner "dent") with plastic insert.
Photo of the box.
26257 Wheaties
Boxcar
NEW/OB Yes $ 25 The orange Wheaties Boxcar from 1999 only: has blue doors and blue ends plus metal trucks with operating couplers:
Photo of the other side.
Never used -- this colorful car is sharp: very, very clean with beautiful graphics!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 9 original box (tears; creases) with 2-part insert.
Photo of the box.

Cabooses:
Cat. # Item GradePhotoPriceDetails
9085 Santa Fe
Caboose
E+++/OB Yes $ 8 A red and yellow Santa Fe Work Caboose from 1979-82:
Photo of the other side.
Gorgeous piece -- it is all intact and very, very clean with beautiful graphics.
An "aerial" view.
Grade 9 original box (tears; store price sticker).
Photo of the box.
A SOLID box that has the caboose pictured on the front.
Another view of the box.
16506 A. T. & S. F.
Caboose
E++/OB Yes $ 10 A blue and yellow Santa Fe illuminated Bay Window Caboose from 1988 only: has interior lighting, side marker lights, metal ladders, a metal chassis and operating couplers.
Photo of the other side.
One end railing is pushed in and that's about it for flaws. It is very, very clean with beautiful lettering and nice vibrant paint. Tested and it does light!
An "aerial" view.
Grade 8 original box (tears; creases; stains).
Photo of the box.

Passenger Cars:
Cat. # Item GradePhotoPriceDetails
Three Gorgeous streamlined Amtrak passenger cars from the 1988 "Silver Spike" 11707 Passenger set:
16013 Combination Car E+++ Yes |
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The illuminated Coach-Baggage car: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the roof.
16014 Vista Dome E+++ Yes |
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The illuminated "Viewing" car: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the roof.
16015 Observation Car E+++ Yes |
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The illuminated "Lounge" car: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the observation area.
The tail section is completely intact -- never rear-ended or involved in a crash.
Photo of the roof.
===> ===> ===> Set Photo $ 95 Price for the three Amtrak cars described above.
The three "add-on" streamlined Amtrak passenger cars to the 11707 Silver Spike Set:
16023 Passenger Car E+++/OB Yes |
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The illuminated Pullman (Coach) from 1989: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the roof.
Grade 7 original box (tears; creases; scuffs; window partially separated; mildly distorted).
Photo of the box.
16033 Baggage Car LN/OB Yes |
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The illuminated Luggage car from 1990: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the roof.
Grade 9 original box (tears).
Photo of the box.
16048 Diner E+++/OB Yes |
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The illuminated Dining car from 1991-92: silver with blue & white lettering and decorated nicely in the Amtrak red, white and blue striping with silhouetted window strips.
Photo of the other side.
Minimal flaws! The car is very, very clean with vibrant paint, nice bright silver and sharp graphics -- plus it does light!
Photo of the roof.
Grade 9 original box (mildly distorted).
Photo of the box.
===> ===> ===> Set Photo $125 Price for the three Amtrak cars described above.
*** Special: ***
Purchase all six Silver Spike passenger cars listed above for $175 plus shipping -- a reduction of $45 from the individual prices!

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