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All aboard! Experience the adventure of the railway with the Lionel Trains The Blue Comet LionChief Ready-to-Run Train Set! Highly detailed and ready to steam ahead, a 4-4-2 steam locomotive and tender pull along a combination car, coach car and observation around a Lionel FasTrack oval. It's quick and easy to start your adventure. And it can even puff steam as it chugs along the track.

Originally offered in Standard Gauge in 1930, this railfans' favorite has been associated with Lionel trains for over 88 years. Said to have been one of Joshua Lionel Cowen's favorite trains to ride between Jersey City and Atlantic City, the Central of New Jersey Blue Comet is back in our O-Gauge line and equipped with LionChief and Bluetooth technology.

The Lionel LionChief system features a wireless remote control or Bluetooth via the LionChief app, AC wallpack powered FasTrack rails and enhanced sound with RailSounds RC. From the remote control or app, you can control the train, activate bell and whistle sounds and initiate passenger announcements, so no one misses their stop! The large oval track features Lionel's FasTrack construction which offers straight-forward assembly, so you can spend less time on setup and more time watching the train chuff on down the line.

Locomotive Features

  • Electric locomotive powered by the track and controlled by the LionChief remote or LionChief app
  • Operating headlight
  • Puffing smoke
  • On/off switches for smoke and sound
  • RailSounds RC sound system with steam chuffing and background sounds, whistle, bell and user-activated announcements
  • Operating couplers
  • Maintenance-free motor

Announcement Car Features

  • Interior illumination
  • Silhouettes in windows
  • Conductor figure in doorway
  • LED lighted conductor's lantern
  • User-activated sound clip
  • On/Off switch
  • AC and DC compatible on any LionChief system layout
  • Works directly with The Blue Comet LionChief

LionChief Remote Features

  • Forward and reverse speed control knob
  • Three (3) buttons for whistle sound, bell and special passenger announcements
  • Requires three (3) "AAA" alkaline batteries (not included)
  • Can also be controlled via Bluetooth to a smart device with LionChief app

See the Additional Features tab for important information and to see what else this Lionel train set has to offer you!

FOR AGES 8 AND UP ONLY - WARNING! Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not Suitable For Children Under 3.

Warranty: One-year limited warranty provided by Lionel, LLC. For warranty support, please call: 1-586-949-4100. Activation of warranty is required.

What's Included

  • The Blue Comet 4-4-2 Steam Locomotive
  • Tender
  • The Blue Comet "Halley" Combination car
  • The Blue Comet "Tuttle" Coach car
  • The Blue Comet "Biela" Observation car
  • (8) O36 Curved FasTrack sections
  • (2) 10"" Straight FasTrack sections
  • (1) LionChief FasTrack Terminal section
  • (1) Plug-Expand-Play Power Lock-on section
  • Wall-pack power supply
  • LionChief Remote for Locomotive
  • Owner's Manual
  • Register Insert


  • Total Train: 48"L x 2-3/4"W x 3-34"H
  • Track: 60"L x 40"W (oval)

Made in China

Lionel Trains

Lionel is a leading and well-respected designer, manufacturer, and importer of model trains, accessories, and related goods. Since 1900, the iconic trains produced in connection with the LIONEL brand have drawn admiration from consumers from all walks of life. Today, LIONEL remains the most enduring model train brand name in the United States, and its products are prized by collectors.