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Lionel's Union Pacific Rocket Booster Train

The Lionel Union Pacific Rocket Booster Train is possiblly Lionel's longest train set. The description on their website doesn't indicate the total length of it (only mentions the sleeper car is 21" long).

Union Pacific Rocket Booster Train image
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Set features:
LEGACY ES44AC
• 6 Standard O boxcars including one with special clearance bars
• 5 Heavy duty flatcars with loads and protective covers
• 21" sleeping car

Locomotive features:
• LEGACY® Control System equipped – able to run in LEGACY® Control mode, in TrainMaster® Command Control mode,
or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
• Bluetooth® Control - Operate with Universal Remote or LionChief® App
• Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief® App
• Odyssey® II Speed Control
• IR Transmitter for SensorTrack™
• Dual powerful maintenance-free motors with momentum flywheels
• ElectorCoupler™ on front and rear
• Kinematic pilot for closer coupling on curves
• Traction tires
• Refined Conventional Transformer Control mode with lower starting speeds
• Fan-driven smoke unit
• Adjustable smoke output
• Directional lighting including LED headlights
• Marker lights on front and rear
• Illuminated number boards
• Lighted cab interior
• Die-cast trucks, pilot and fuel tank
• Metal frame
• High levels of separately applied metal details
• Engineer and conductor figures

LEGACY® RailSounds® sound system featuring:
• CrewTalk™ dialog with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
• TrainSounds that mimic realistic radio chatter when the locomotive is in motion or stopped
• Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
• Eight diesel RPM levels
• LEGACY® "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals
• 5 different horns to choose from for a more customized experience
• Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
• 5 levels of bell pitching for customized sounds
• Sequence Control: Plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement
and speed of the locomotive
• Current speed and fuel dialog, refueling sound effects

ADDITIONAL SET FEATURES:
• Rocket section loads on each flatcar can be removed and assembled into 30" tall scale rocket booster model
• Each product individually packaged

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:
• Rail Line: Union Pacific
• Gauge: O Gauge
• Power: Electric
• Engine Type: Diesel
• Min Curve: O54 loco & pass cars, O42 flatcars
• Most Recent Catalog: 2022 Big Book

Pictures of individual items in the set:

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Passenger car
Union Pacific Rocket Booster Train Passenger Car image
Heavy duty flatcar with load and protective cover
Heavy duty flatcar with load and protective cover image
Heavy duty flatcar with load and with protective cover removed
Heavy duty flatcar with load and with protective cover removed image


This page last updated: October 16, 2022