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Convention News

Visit to Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club, a convention tour

The LCCA was present at the celebration of the 24th Annual Winter Party of the Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club. The CLRC will be a stop on one of the Convention tours to visit the clubhouse and view one of the premier layouts in the country. The major portion of the layout has been reconstructed and improved in layout design and to allow for better operations and viewing. - more

Product Development

The Polar Express Skiing Hobo Car Only Available Through LCCA

The Polar Express Skiing Hobo Car Only Available Through LCCA

Lionel has announced a brand new O gauge Polar Express observation car available only from the Lionel Collectors Club of America. This special car features a skiing hobo on the snow covered roof with a Hero Boy hanging onto his ski pole which swings from side to side as the train rounds the curves. - more

Other News



Good News, as of Friday, All LCCA Polar Express Hobo Cars have been shipped. Expect delivery on or before next Friday, December 21. Enjoy your new car - Thanks for your continued support of the LCCA! And to all, a Happy Holiday Season and the best in the New Year! - more

Lionel News

Lionel Smoke Fluid Loader Repair Procedure

In the July 2016 issue of The Lion Roars, Bill Schmeelk reviewed the new Lionel Smoke Fluid Loader and highlighted a problem with a solution to its operation. - more

Junior Member News

October 31, 2015 LCCA Halloween Train Party at Mr. Muffins Trains

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) invites you, your family and friends to a Halloween train party at Mr. Muffins Trains in Carmel IN on Saturday, October 31, 10 AM to 3 PM. - more

Events News

Jnauary 12 & 13, 2019 - LCCA At the WGHOT in Oaks, PA

Join LCCA at the World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour in Oaks, PA on January 12 & 13, 2019 - more

Special Events Recap

September 24 - 25, 2016 - LCCA Hosts Special Event Wichita Kansas - Recap

The 22nd annual Wichita Train show was held on Sept. 24th & 25th, run by the Wichita Toy Train Club & Museum. - more

Fastrak Modular

LCCA Honors Lou Caponi With LCCA FasTrack Modular RR Section

During the LCCA’s 44th Annual Convention at the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis IN, LCCA Director Roger Farkash constructed two Lionel/LCCA FasTrack Modular sections in honor of the late LCCA President Infinty Lou Caponi. Lou, while serving as club President last year, passed away due to complications from diabetes. Roger designed and built two modular sections to honor Lou and depict his passion for Lionel toy trains and hot rod cars. - more

LCCA Store

"Top Brass" 2018 LCCA Raffle -

"Top Brass" 2018 LCCA Raffle - The LCCA Proudly Presents a unique chance to own a new Brass Lionel Mikado or other Great LCCA Prize. Every Entry WINS with a commemorative pin and a bill board insert celebrating this raffle and your entry in it. Roger Peet will be sending the pin and insert to EVERY member who purchases a ticket. There are a total of 10 Great LCCA prizes offered to winning tickets. Don't miss out. - more


LCCA Announces 2108 Club Election Results

President Ken Kelley recently announced the results of the club's 2018 election. - more

President's Report

Message from LCCA President Regarding Club Products

The purpose of this note is to provide you with an update on the Lionel Collectors Club (LCCA) product offerings. We have recently sold out and have stopped taking any new member orders for the 2015 LCCA convention car (Flat bed with Trucks). Thank you to all of the members who supported the club and ordered these desirable club products. We know you will enjoy these desirable products once received. - more

Business Office

LCCA Board of Directors Business Meeting Minutes

The LCCA - more


LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

Lionel Collectors Club of America Member, David Cohen (RM 30349) and his wife Lisa have created a fabulous action filled toy train layout in their home in Virginia Beach VA. - more


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