Lionel 2332060 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy LionChief Plus 2.0 Mikado #4978 Big Book 2023 Preorder Limited

Sale price $650.00 Regular price $699.99

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This engine is available for PREORDER.  It will not arrive until AFTER the 3rd Quarter of 2023.  Not eligible for any discounts.  To guarantee your order, please order by Monday, February 13, 2023.

Returning to the lineup as a LionChief Plus 2.0 Engine, the Mikado has become a favorite on any layout, from beginners to train hobby enthusiasts alike. A staple on North American rosters, the 2-8-2 has worn many paint schemes over the years and Lionel is exciting to add on to the roster.


  • Command Control equipped - Operate via Bluetooth using Universal Remote or LionChief App
  • Operate via Command Control using TMCC or LEGACY Cab
  • Operate via conventional transformer
  • Lash-up with similar LCC locomotives in Command Control
  • Speed control
  • Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief App
  • Railsounds equipped - Steam engine and background sound, Whistle (5 pitch levels), Bell (5 pitch levels), and Crewtalk / Towercom dialog
  • Fan-driven smoke
  • Rear ElectroCouplers™
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor
  • Die-cast trucks
  • Die-cast boiler and frame
  • Crew figure
  • Cab light



      • Rail Line: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
      • Road Number: 4978
      • Gauge: O Gauge 

      • Power: Electric
      • Engine Type: Steam
      • Min Curve: O31
      • Dimensions: Length: 19"
      • Most Recent Catalog: 2023 Big Book