Father’s Day is just around the corner and why not get Dad something fun! No tie or coffee cup this year, he has plenty anyways! We all know men love toys and toys that move are even better! If you have a train lover in the family and want to make this the best Father’s Day. The Lionel Train company offers a variety of trains for dads with different interests including comics, sweets or train sets for the true hobbyist, making it easy to give him the gift of expanding his collection or creating a brand new hobby!
Unique Boxcars for Dad
For the Superhero Dad:
Whether Dad is a fan of Flash and Batman or Superman and Green Lantern, Lionel offers unique comic-themed boxcars, with each decorated to spotlight a different character. The Justice League collectible 2-packs can be an awesome surprise for dad this year. ($169.99 for each 2-pack). So cool!~
For the Dad with a Sweet Tooth:
If Dad is a choco-holic, surprise him with a boxcar for one of his favorite sweets such as MoonPies, KISSES, or York Peppermint Patties. Dad will appreciate your great taste – no pun intended – with these Lionel treats ($59.99-$84.99 each). I’m not a dad but I want one!
Full Train Sets for Dad
For the Train Enthusiast:
A great addition to dad’s Lionel collection! The Pennsylvania Flyer G Gauge Set features a realistic steam locomotive and a colorful assortment of cars. It’s ready-to-run, as the battery-powered set also includes track and an easy to use RC remote controller. This would be a heartfelt gift for the father who loves trains or one who may be interested in an activity to do with his kids ($139.99).
- G Gauge steam locomotive and tender
- One gondola with crate load
- One cupola caboose
- 12 curved and 4 straight track pieces
- RC remote controller
- Highly detailed G-Gauge Berkshire-style steam locomotive
- Authentic train sounds, including bell and whistle
- Working headlight
- Requires 6 C batteries or 9.6v rechargeable battery pack (not included)
Freight Car Features:
- Fixed knuckle couplers
- Removable crates on gondola
- 55″ x 72″ oval of G Gauge track (12 curved and 4 straight)
Remote Control Features:
- Designed for easy use
- Clearly marked buttons allow train to go forward and backwards, sound the whistle, and ring the bell
- Requires two AA batteries (not included)
- Gauge: Large Scale / G Gauge
- Dimensions: 55″ x 72″ oval of G Gauge track
- Minimum Curve:
- Road Name: Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Flyer LionChief Remote Control Set is the champion of the rails, including a LionChief remote control for easy operation and walk-around fun. With a powerful 0-8-0 locomotive, puffing smoke and realistic parts, this electric-powered set is guaranteed to provide dad with hours of entertainment. The ready-to-run set includes the train set, track, wall-pack power supply and remote ($269.99).
My kids can’t wait for their dad to open up his special Father’s Day Gift. They want to set up and play trains with dad! This is such an awesome gift for everyone. I’m also thinking around the holiday season, we can set the train up around the Christmas tree. I see our train being used a lot. This is an unique gift and it sure does beat the Happy Father’s Day coffee mug!