New Release: O Lionel Doodlebug

This O-gauge doodlebug makes its first appearance in Lionel’s line. The tooling is MTH Trains heritage and this production produced by Lionel and delivered in late 2023 comes with LionChief Plus 2.0 technology. The assembled model reproduces a gas-electric, all-in-one passenger and express train that debuted in North American railroading in the early part of the 20th century. Road names in the release are Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Pennsylvania Railroad, and Maryland & Pennsylvania. Features of this $399.99 O-gauge doodlebug include fan-driven smoke unit, dual ElectroCouplers, cab illumination, interior section for cab with crew figure and seating in passenger area, metal frame, Lionel Voice Control via the company’s LionChief App, and more. You can operate this O-gauge doodlebug via a conventional power pack or via Bluetooth with a smart device and Lionel’s App. In addition, this release works with TMCC, Legacy Cab, and other systems. Check with your hobby dealer for more information.