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How does a Lionel train work?

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The Lionel train is one of the only gauge trains that works on a reverse, neutral and a forward system. This allows for the use of operating coal dump cars, log dump cars, milk cars and various other accessories while the train stands still with the power on.

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The Lionel train provides exceptional play value for children as well as adults. The controls of the train are straightforward and simple, which allows children to operate the entire system by age of 5. Even guests, aunts, uncles, mothers and fathers enjoy playing with these trains. The fun associated in operating the accessories and the cars is not usually seen in other types of gauge trains.

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