These platforms were lighted by two L51 lamps (6-8 volts each) that are wired in series. Two fence sections hold two advertising signs per section. No less than eleven different advertisements were produced for this station platform. Lionel produced additional fence sections, Part No. 156-5, that could be used between the end roof supports of adjoining platforms. These fence sections were sold in parts envelope No. 157-23 pictured to the right.
There are two variations:
Variation A: Has a MAROON base. 1952-55 Production.
Variation B: Came with a RED base and a more translucent GREEN roof. BLACK card stock paper has been inserted between the lights and the roof to prevent a glowing effect showing through the roof. 1958-59 Production.
Dimensions: 12 inches long, 3-1/4 inches wide, 5-1/8 inches high.