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Howard Hitchcock, Lionel Racing SVP, Wins Inaugural "Jostens' Motorsports C

LAS VEGAS (February 21, 2014) – At the 2014 Diecast Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony today at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Lionel Racing SVP and General Manager Howard Hitchcock was awarded the inaugural “Jostens’ Motorsports Choice Award”. more

Lionel LLC will relocate Customer Service from Ohio to Concord, NC

Beginning early this summer, Lionel will begin to relocate its Customer Service Facility currently in Canfield, OH to Concord, NC. This decision moves us one step closer to our goal of operating the company from a central location. more

Lionel’s Mike Reagan on Lionel’s 2014 Vision Line Big Boy

Last October, the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) got together with Lionel’s Director of Project Management and Customer Service Mike Reagan in York PA. Click on the video link below to watch Mike explain about some of the new features of this Lionel Vision Line engine that will be introduced in the upcoming 2014 Lionel Catalog. more

Lionel Trains Releases Legacy Protocol to Bring Hobbyists Together

Concord, NC – January 15, 2014 – Lionel LLC today announced it will make public its Legacy command protocol and open its WiFi-to-model-railroad interface in an effort to grow the hobby by allowing a single remote to control all manufacturers’ locomotives. more

Fox and Friends - 12/16 Lionel Trains Segment (Links and Overview)

We are excited to share the links for the Fox and Friends segment from Monday (12/16) airing featuring Lionel Trains. Segment Title: “Lionel Trains upgrades classic Christmas”! more

Lionel Live on Fox and Friends!

Lionel is very excited to announce that Lionel will be featured Live on the Fox and Friends show on Monday morning, December 16th. We are estimating an air time of 7:30AM EST and hope to have multiple segments. Howard Hitchcock (SVP/GM) will be representing the brand on the show and presenting new products more

Lionel’s Bill Leto Product Update (S Gauge and O Gauge video)

This Fall, the Lionel Collectors Club of America had an opportunity to meet with Bill Leto, Product Manager for Lionel, LLC. Please click on the video link below and learn more about Bill Leto’s Lionel product update. more

Conversation with Lionel’s Howard Hitchcock (Chattanooga TN July, 2013)

During the Lionel Collectors Club of America’s (LCCA) 43rd Annual Convention held at the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel in Chattanooga TN this past July 2013, we had a chance to meet and talk with Lionel’s Senior VP & General Manager Howard Hitchcock. more

Feature Film - Lionel's Layout Control System

Here is a recent video from Lionel about their new Layout Control System (LCS). more

John Rick's Video Update on Lionel Legacy Layout Control System

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) had an opportunity to catch up with Lionel's John Rick this past spring. Click on the video link below and catch a recap from 2012 and an 2013 update on Lionel's new Legacy Layout Control System. This system will allow people to operate and control their entire layout and Lionel train engines all from the touch of an I-pad. more