|Announced Date:||July 2023|
|Released Date:||Est. 2nd Quarter 2024|
Based on a design used by the Union and Southern Pacific railroads, similar Consolidations were found on other lines all around the United States. In fact, there were more 2-8-0s on the rails than any other type of steam locomotive! Primarily used in freight service, some saw passenger duty as well. Several remain preserved today, valued for their relative simplicity and reliability. Lionel's latest release includes new road names from all corners of the country. Big enough to get the job done but still small enough to operate on any layout, these locomotives include all the great LEGACY steam features you love in larger power including Whistle Steam!