July 27, 2009

MTH Cancellation of Items

MTH has announced a few more cancellations they will not be producing. We apologize for any inconvience.

MTH 30-76348 Great Northern Dep. Center Flat Car w/Transformer Load
MTH 30-75302 John Deere Airslide Hopper Car

July 16, 2009

MTH has dropped some items from production!

The below items have been dropped from MTH. This means for one reason or another they will not be making these items. If you had them on preorder with us you will be receiving a confirmation email that they have been cancelled off your preorder.

20-2936-1 and 20-2936-2- Great Northern – AA06 AFB Diesel

20-2927-1 and 20-2927-2- DSB Class MY Denmark – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

20-2928-1 and 20-2928-2- GM Demo – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

20-2929-1 and 20-2929-2- MAV Class M61 Hungary – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

20-2930-1 and 20-2930-2- NSB Class Di3 Norway – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

20-2931-1 and 20-2931-2- SNCB Glass 202 Belgium – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

20-2932-1 and 20-2932-2- CFL Class 1600 Luxembourg – AA06 NOHAB Diesel

30-79239- Kansas City Southern - American Crane Car

July 2, 2009

Meet Jon Zahornacky - Lionel's CTO

Here is an interesting article about Jon Zahornacky, Lionel's Chief Technology Officer. Jon talks about his company that he started and sold to Lionel and then getting the Legacy system to market and working with Neil Young.

2009 Product Video OnLine - Introduction by Jerry Calabrese

See the full 2009 Vision Line video from Lionel. Catch the vision from Lionel's President and CEO Jerry Calabrese, then learn more about the technology from Jon Zahornacky, Lionel's Chief Technology Officer. We have broken the entire video into 3 parts. The second 2 parts show all the Vision line products in great detail.

July 1, 2009

Lionel repairs

Lionel is combining 3 warehouses that may delay both preorder releases as well as obtaining parts for service. Acording to a Lionel represenative, Lionel will not be sending out any requested parts until August. We apologize for any delays this may cause.